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Northern Neck band Midnight Coal Company to perform at The National in Richmond

Posted on March 4, 2015 at 10:06 am

The Northern Neck-based band Midnight Coal Company will perform at The National in Richmond on Friday, March 6. The band consists of John Janssen on Guitar and vocals, Rick Garrett on guitar and vocals, Troy Wolfrey on drums and percussion, John Childers on vocals, harmonica and percussion, Tyler Mothershead on organ and keyboard and William Forrest Andrews on bass guitar. John Janssen said they were a bunch of local guys

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