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Help Save The Ellington!!!

Save the Ellington!!! 

Friday, July 31: Gates open at 5:45 pm, music until 1am. Saturdposter downsizeday, August 1: Gates open at 11:45 am, music until 1am. Phase 2, 4009 Murray Pl, Lynchburg, VA.  Local, regional and national bands!

Friday bands: Funky Bone, Remedy, Blackout, ON3, Nefarious Characters, Long Strange Night, Of Company, Section 8, Calvin & Company, Bud & Worm, Creeksyde, Smiling Politely.

Saturday bands: The House Band, Ministers of Soul, Sol Roots, Firecracker Jam, Emma Leigh, Deanie Blues Band, Imaginary Sons, Tara Mills Music, Chris Schmitt & Matt Howard, Uncle Bands Men at Rice, Borderline Taboo, SaraJane McDonald & SweetFIRE, KOOPER, Singleside, Travelin Hillbillies, Paul Gold, The Roosters, Swamp Trash, Mudflap, Plan B, Work Release, Murph & Slick, Hyperflesh, Country Proud Bluegrass, The Rockafellers, Mourn the Illusion, Proffitt & Sandidge, Dorrie Self, Jodie Davis.

Band lineup current at time of posting and subject to change.  This multistage event to save Lynchburg's oldest and longest running live music venue will be on July 31st & August 1st at Phase 2 in Lynchburg! Ellington fans and supporters have been the driving force behind this event. Every participant, including the production companies have donated their time, talent, and equipment for this great cause, and Phase 2 has donated the usage of their venue and staff. All ticket sales will benefit the Ellington. 

Friday: $15 Advance/$20 Door Saturday: $20 Advance/$25 Door Two Day Pass: $30 Advance/$40 Door   Advance ticket sales at LynchburgTickets.com; Kids 12 and under are FREE. Everyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. All ages until 10pm. After 10pm 18+ ONLY. Keep up with BREAKING NEWS on tOUR FACEBOOK PAGE


Our options are: 

1) Find a benefactor who would be willing to buy the building and donate it to us. 
2) Raise $250,000 (estimated cost of building plus repairs). 
3) Find someone willing to buy the building and rent it to us at a rate we can afford. 
4) Come forward with a brilliant idea—we're open to things we haven't already looked into. 

We believe our faithful supporters can help us raise the small amount we’re looking for. PLEASE DO NOT SEND MONEY AT THIS TIME.  We are looking for pledges only right now. If we reach our goal, then we’ll be calling for you to honor your pledge. Remember, the Ellington is a 501c3 volunteer-run nonprofit arts organization, so your gift will be tax deductible

No pledge is too large, and no pledge is too small!  BUT WE HAVE SET A DEADLINE OF JULY 31ST to respond!  

 How to pledge:
1) Email your pledge or other offers to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the subject line “I’m Saving the Ellington!” Don’t forget to include your name, address and phone number.
2) Click the link below to download a pledge form, fill it out and email it back to us. 

Download Form Here Save the Ellington!


We know there’s been a huge void since the Ellington went on hiatus, and with your help, we’ll be bringing back the quality acts you’ve come to love and appreciate here in the Lynchburg region. Please help us today!

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