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‘Josh Walker Quartet’ and Wayne Ruotolo to perform at maritime park Saturday

Wayne Ruotolo

by Bill Powell
President, Deltaville Maritime Museum

Well, with summer moving on it’s time for our annual visit from the internationally-renowned guitarist Josh Walker and his quartet at Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park’s Groovin in the Park casual, outdoor music series.

What could be a better fit for this last long weekend of summer with friends and family. When you are finished with your daytime activities, grab your lawn chair, and come on out to the Waterfront Park for this bonus Groovin’ concert Saturday evening, September 5. Gates will open at 4 p.m., Wayne Ruotolo will take the stage at 5 p.m., and Josh and his quartet will play from 6-8 p.m.

Groovin’ in the Park’s 2015 season is sponsored by EVB bank.

The quartet includes seamless guitarist Josh Walker, stand-up bassist Karine Chapdelaine, and drummer Kevin Gaines along with premier jazz vocalist Sharon Rae North of Richmond. This is a “don’t miss” for jazz and easy listening enthusiasts. Whether you are a fan of old standards, classic or modern jazz, this Groovin’ in the Park concert is for you.

Check out Walker’s bio and music at or on his original CD, “Inertia.”

Check out Sharon’s website at

The raffle drawing for the Library Lottery will be held at the Groovin’ intermission around 6 p.m. Don’t miss this exciting high-dollar raffle drawing. Lots of excitement.

Advance tickets are available at the museum office, during open hours and, as always, at the door. Tickets are $10 per person. Children under 12 are admitted free.

To find out everything you need to know about the museum and park, purchase event tickets, donate, volunteer or become a member, visit, email , or call 776-7200. The museum mailing address is P.O. Box 466, Deltaville, VA 23043.

posted 09.02.2015

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