The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance is pleased to welcome the return of multi-instrumentalist and mandolin virtuoso Jack Dunlap to the Listening Room at Drum & Strum. Dunlap has worked along side past and present members of Mountain Heart, Audie Blaylock and Redline, Dailey and Vincent, Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen, Blue Highway, Chris Jones and the Night Drivers and Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, to name a few. He worked as the apprentice to VA based mandolin legend Danny Knicely through the VA Folklife Program. Knicely and Dunlap recorded the album “Chop, Shred & Split – A Mandolin Player’s Apprenticeship” together in 2015. The album won Best Bluegrass Album of the Year at the Washington Area Music Awards (WAMMIES). Jack stretches his instrument into other genres such as jazz, swing, blues, rock, classical, country, Eastern Indian folk music, Celtic, polka and many others. Tickets are $10, seating is limited, and advance purchase is highly recommended. Children 12 and under admitted free with parent or guardian. Doors open at 7:30 and the concert will begin at 8pm. Proceeds will go to The Gloria Faye Dingus Music Alliance a non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to providing music education and instruments for all those wishing to learn and enjoy music.