John Two-Hawks to Headline Notaviva Vineyards World Music Festival

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GRAMMY® and Emmy Nominated, Platinum Award Winning, Lakota Indian Flute Player and Musician John Two-Hawks is set to headline the second annual World Music Festival at Notaviva Vineyards on September 10th, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

GRAMMY® and Emmy Nominated, Platinum Award Winning, Lakota Indian Flute Player and Musician John Two-Hawks is set to headline the second annual World Music Festival at Notaviva Vineyards on September 10th, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for the event are on sale now.

General admission lawn seats plus wine tasting are $20.00, and lawn seats without a wine tasting are $15.00. A foursome value package may be purchased for $110.00, details are available online. All ages are welcome, however patrons must be 21 to consume wine, and no outside alcohol is permitted. Children 10 and under as well as seniors 70 and over receive complimentary admission.

John Two-Hawks is a bona fide Lakota Native American flute music visionary and pioneer who was among the first to introduce the indigenous flute to the world decades ago. His music has been featured in movies by Fox Searchlight, films by HBO, and programs by The History Channel. In addition, his music graces the National Museum of the American Indian at the Smithsonian Institution.

Notaviva Vineyards co-founder and winemaker Stephen Mackey says, “We are proud and honored to have an Internationally recognized artist of John Two-Hawks’ reputation perform at our festival. It is truly a validation of Notaviva’s success, fundamentally grounded in our philosophy of pairing wine and music. We are confident that the quality of our wines, the hospitality of our team and the creativity of our special events are making a positive contribution to rural Loudoun County’s designation as DC’s Wine Country.”

Peggy Hill, representative for John Two-Hawks adds “We are very excited to be bringing the incredible music and wisdom of John Two-Hawks to an east coast audience, and John is really looking forward to this concert event.”

In addition to John Two-Hawks, three other regional favorites have joined the lineup. The Greenbeets (reggae / funk / soul), Ricardo Marlow (flamenco) and Lilt (Irish traditional) will perform throughout the afternoon. Local artists and food vendors will be on site offering various goods. Wine will be available by the glass and by the bottle.

For more information about Notaviva Vineyards and a full festival schedule, please visit http://www.NotavivaVineyards.com or call 540-668-6756.

About Notaviva Vineyards:

NOTAVIVA is the intrinsic effect of music upon human emotion and was derived from the Italian nota (music note) and viva (with life.) The original goal was to design a word that could capture the essence of music's effect on human emotion. Our goal in the founding of our vineyard is to capture that feeling and put it in our wines. Be it joy or sadness, we endeavor to create wines that will connect our patrons with their occasions. To that end, we shall name our wines with appropriate musical terminology. From our “Vincerò” Viognier to our “Cantabile” Cabernet Franc our wines shall seek to convey a wide range of emotions to enhance the enjoyment of both the wines and the moment.

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