Bena Concert Series hosts folk-music artist Shane Cooley on Saturday

The ever-popular Bena Music Series hosts regional folk-music artist Shane Cooley on Saturday night at Arts on Main in Gloucester Court House.

Cooley, a 25-year-old Northern Neck native and graduate of the College of William & Mary, will premiere his new CD "When it Rains, it Pours" at the concert. Cooley has won numerous awards including first runner-up as "Best Male Artist" in the International Acoustic Music Awards and was a finalist in the Mountain Stage NewSong contest, according to his bio.

To save seats, call 757-404-3416 or email The cost is $15 a seat, or $7.50 for students, with payment terms cash at the door, said a spokesman for the event.

Email or call for information about Main Street dining discounts before the show.

The Bena Music Series was launched several years ago as a venue for touring, original-music Americana acts. Upcoming concerts include a Dec. 1 event with Charlottesville-based duo "The Honey Dewdrops," which is co-sponsored by Gloucester County Parks, Recreation and Tourism.

That concert will be held at the Colonial Courthouse on Main Street. For more information visit

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