The Jakob's Ferry Straggler, led by fiddle player and vocalist, Libby Eddy, will perform in Thyme Bistro in Weston on October 7 to benefit cancer patients.
The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers, led by fiddle player and vocalist, Libby Eddy, will perform in Thyme Bistro in Weston on October 7 to benefit cancer patients.

Proceeds from a bluegrass concert in Weston on Monday, October 7, will benefit Mon Health Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital’s fund for local breast cancer patients.  

            The Pink Ribbon Concert will feature Appalachian bluegrass favorites, The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers, along with Lewis County High School’s LC Blue, in a special performance in Weston’s Thyme Bistro, a fine dining restaurant, which will be converted into a music hall for the evening.

            The concert is the first of five performances in a Pink Ribbon Concert Series sponsored by Mon Health Systems and scheduled throughout the region in October to coincide with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

            Additional shows are in Clarksburg on October 11 with jazz vocalist, Sharon Clark, and on October 18 in Kingwood with The Gracie Metheny Band.   The two final Pink Ribbon Concerts are October 25 in Elkins with The Boss Ladies, and in Morgantown on October 26 with Tania Grubbs.

            Doors open for the show at Thyme Bistro at 6 pm.  LC Blue will perform at 6:15 pm, with The Jakob’s Ferry Straggers taking the stage at 7 pm.

            Tickets are $10 for general admission seating.  There is also a reserved seating option for $25 that includes a dinner selected from three “music night specials” of beef, chicken or fish entrée with side and non-alcoholic beverages.

            Ticket purchasers can also enter a $10 raffle drawing for a very nice Big Pink Gift Basket valued at over $100.

            To order tickets, phone Julia Spelsberg at 304-269-8167, or text to 304-517-9813, or visit the Mon Health SJMH Gift Shop, 230 Hospital Plaza, Weston.

            For additional information about the Pink Ribbon Concerts, visit WVJazzSociety.com or phone 304-517-9813.