The Working Effective @Fardowners

The Working Effective is led by songwriter Justin Storer, who is west-coast born but southern by the grace of god. A fixture in New York’s Big City Folk and Local Correspondents musical collectives, Storer has toured both nationally and internationally, and has appeared on a staggering number of records, not least of which is his own band’s debut Hot Water Sunday. With a new record coming soon, The Working Effective is worth keeping an eye on.


Jamal Milner Trio @Fardowners

Jazz, Rock, Funk, and everything in between. Jamal Millner has played or played with a long list of noted musicians: R.L. Burnside, Vusi Mahlasela, Buddy Guy, Ali Farka Toure and the Dave Matthews Band.


James Painter at Fardowners

“James D. Painter from Waynesboro, Virginia. James plays with a style that traces back to Jimi Hendrix, Howlin’ Wolf , Muddy Waters and Freddie King. James has played most of Shenandoah Valley’s venues and festivals including The Sedalia Blues Festival and the Shenandoah Blues Festival, whether ripping it up with his Band, or playing a stripped-down Acoustic set!”

Julius Hangman at Fardowners

“Julius Hangman brings breathtaking three-part harmonies and a spellbinding mix of covers and original material. This group has an engaging, spine-tingling sound that strikes us as one of the most refreshing new bands we’ve heard.
– Rapunzel’s Coffee and Books”


Firecracker Jam

Firecracker Jam is a Mandolin Driven Swingin Rockin Jazzy Funkin JamGrass band.


Fardowners is Turning 5

I frequently refer to Fardowners as both one of my favorite things in Crozet and one of the true success stories of Crozet. Great food, outstanding beer, welcoming, neighborhood atmosphere, great live music … I’m glad Fardowner’s is here. Being in a walkable location is good too.

I’m not sure when exactly Fardowners changed from being a regular restaurant to a fantastic pub, but I’m glad they did.

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