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Blakley Leonard & the FolkUps live at Ferrum College on Saturday, March 21st!
Blakley Leonard & the FolkUps making their second live appearance at Bent Mountain Bistro! Make sure you mark your calendars and join us for a night of fun and music!
Blakley and his band will be performing live in downtown Bristol at Quaker Steak & Lube so don't miss it!
Blakley Leonard and his band will be performing a few songs at Fork in downtown Roanoke so come join us for a great time!
Blakley & the FolkUps with start things off with music and provide entertainment during intermission. In addition you can stick around to hear a full set performed live at 930pm to end the night! "... arguably (the) greatest creative event to land in the valley" -- Roanoker Magazine. PechaKucha Night (PKN) Roanoke is an informal, fun evening where about 8 of our most passionate local folks each present their ideas, work, thoughts, holiday snaps! Each presenter selects 20 images, each image is projected for 20 secs. Total time per presenter, 6 min 40 secs! For PKN Roanoke 11, the theme is SHORT DAYS, LONG NIGHTS. Presenters (subject to change and not in order of presenting): Martie Byrd "Short Days" Jeff Crooke "How Do Birds Survive Short Days, Long Nights?" Ethel Appel "Betty Boop, My Inspiration" Jason Turner Beth Deel "The Difference Handmade Makes" Ben Lilliendahl Martie Byrd "Long Nights" Bonny Branch (we hope!) Corbin Prydwen (we hope!) Lucy Coronado (we hope!) Entertainment: Blakley & the FolkUps http://www.blakleyleonard.com/ Host: River Laker - Silver Seas PR https://www.silverseaspr.com/ Sponsors: 16 West Marketplace http://16westmarketplace.com/ Visual Creative Marketing Group (Visual CMG) http://visualcmg.com/ Downtown Roanoke Inc. http://www.downtownroanoke.org/ Roanoke Doesn't Suck http://roanokedoesntsuck.com/ Klein Dytham Architecture http://klein-dytham.com/ Silver Seas PR http://silverseaspr.com/ http://www.pechakucha.org/ http://www.pechakucha.org/cities/roanoke PechaKucha Night (PKN) Roanoke is held at 16 West Marketplace every other month (odd numbered months during 2014). If you're interested in presenting, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org SOME BACKGROUND: What is PechaKucha (PK)? PechaKucha, sometimes known as PechKucha 20x20, is a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. The images advance automatically and you talk along to the images. (total time 6 mins 40 secs)
Sounds Like: Sufjan Stevens, Iron & Wine, Bright Eyes, The Avett Brothers, Damien Rice
Bio: Abingdon, Virginia native, Blakley Leonard is an award-winning singer/songwriter who successfully blends together acoustic, folk, and indie music styles. His lyrics contain the perfect balance of emotion, intelligence, and cynicism. Blakley began his music career in 2005, and has since built up a...See Full Bio