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Seán Heely: A Violinist with Beer Spilled on Him

Seán Heely: A Violinist with Beer Spilled on Him

By Jim Roberts   What’s the difference between a fiddle and a violin? Seán Heely has a lot of witty answers at the ready, but one of his favorites is: “A fiddle is a violin with beer spilled on it.” It’s appropriate, given the Chesapeake native’s upcoming performances in the Virginia International Tattoo, which derives

20 Things You Need To Know About Virginia International Tattoo

By Jim Roberts The Virginia International Tattoo, like the Virginia Arts Festival, is celebrating its 20th year in 2016. Scott Jackson, a percussionist in the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, has produced and directed the show since 2003. In an interview with Veer Magazine, he talked about what he’s learned over the last 14 years and how

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