Gaye Abegbalola & The Wild Rutz

May 27, 2016

Gaye Adegbalola & The Wild Rutz (pronounced ROOTS) is an a cappella blues quartet complemented by percussion and occasional guitar. Gaye continues her signature “Saffire sassiness” and topical commentary in her songwriting on this CD of all...

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 Ashland Coffee and Tea is the Center of the Universe’s original coffee shop. We offer a blend your own tea bar, a place to eat delicious meals all day long, wireless internet connection, and on-site book exchange.  And of course, the best live music you can find in Virginia!


Join us most Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in our intimate “Listening Room” for an evening of Americana, bluegrass, folk, blues, jazz, pop — you never know what we’ll have on tap with our wide range of performers.  Don’t miss “Homegrown Wednesday” featuring local Virginia talent,  or the “Songwriter’s Showdown”, a songwriting and vocal performance competition every Tuesday!


Patrick Henry’s Finest Artists Grace Our Listening Room With Artwork For Sale

May 9, 2016

Help support these budding artists and see the beautiful works of art for sale at Ashland Coffee &  Tea. Opening May 8th. 1pm-4pm. Closing May 29th 1pm-4pm. All funds raised benefit the PHHS art...

The Songwriter Showdown is BACK!

Mar 14, 2016

Songwriter Showdown is back! AC&T resumes the 13th series of the Songwriter Showdown beginning Tuesday March 22, 2016 at 7 pm. Contestants pay $3 to sing two ORIGINAL songs either solo or as a duo. Each contestant will be judged on five areas. Song Quality Playing Ability Vocal Ability Stage Presence Audience Participation Judging on a 1-5 scoring, the judges will select 1-2 semi finalists and the audience selects one participants to return for a FINAL ORIGINAL song. The winners will win...