First 2014 Harvest: Sunday, August 31

As previously announced, we are looking for volunteers to help with our harvest this season. We have determined that our first harvest will take place this Sunday, August 31, starting at 12:00 noon. Please send us an email to info@blacksheepvineyard.com if you are coming! Volunteers get a dinner with wine.

Help us with our harvest this fall!

We are looking for anyone who would be willing to help us pick grapes for our upcoming harvest. The exact dates are to be determined, as it depends upon how our grapes progress in ripeness, but we will do our best to have it on Sundays. In return, we will provide you with a harvest meal with wine after the picking! If you are interested, please email us (info@blacksheepvineyard.com) or message us through our Facebook page.

In other wine news, after a long absence, our Dark Continent is back on our wine list! $17.99 per bottle.

We are CLOSED on Friday, July 4

Please note that we will be CLOSED on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Sorry for any inconvenience!

Summer Hours and New Events

Our Summer Hours are now in effect!

  • Wednesday and Thursday: 1:00 – 8:00pm
  • Friday: 1:00 – 10:00pm
  • Saturday: 1:00 – 11:00pm
  • Sunday through Tuesday: CLOSED

We’ve updated our Events page with the latest schedule of musical guests and other special events!

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre on May 30

Murder Mystery DInner Theatre

Interactive Comedy

Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre

“Overture for an Undertaker”

Friday, May 30, 2014, 7:00pm

Here at The Black Sheep Vineyard

Call us at 740-546-3741 for reservations.

$45 per person includes dinner and the show.

New events added in May

We’ve added a couple of new events to our calendar for the month of May:

Saturday, May 3, 1:30pm: Paint ‘N Sip – Call us at 740-546-3741 to make your reservation.

Friday, May 30, 6:30pm: Murder Mystery Dinner – $45 per person, pre-paid. Call us for reservations!

See our Events page for our full schedule of musical guests and other happenings at the Vineyard!

Nashville Father-Son Duo Bring Guitar and Fiddle to Black Sheep Vineyard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Nashville Father-Son Duo Bring Guitar and Fiddle to Black Sheep Vineyard
- a one-of-a-kind combination of improvisational jazz, traditional folk, singer-songwriter,
country, rock and world music

ADENA, Ohio (Feb. 24, 2014) – Nashville-based father and son duo, Tim and Myles Thompson, will perform at Black Sheep Vineyard on Rt. 250 close to Mt. Pleasant, Ohio, Friday, March 7 at 7:30 p.m. The father, Tim, plays guitar while son, Myles, plays the fiddle. There is a cover charge of $5 and seating is limited.

Live, the Thompsons present high-octane instrumental and vocal duets of improvised originals and classics reminiscent of legendary artists such as Chet Atkins, Stephan Grappelli, Chick Corea, Jackson Browne, Sam Bush and more. Although influenced by the masters, their down-to-earth style is all their own — a one-of-a-kind combination of improvisational jazz, traditional folk, singer-songwriter, country, rock and world music. Fans of their live shows are frequently dazzled by the often otherworldly, synchronized unity of their music. After all, the father / son duo have been playing together now for, basically, all of Myles’ 19 years.

“He was my biggest influence,” Myles says. “So it’s really not difficult to read his mind, musically.”

What IS surprising is the independent spirit that exists between the two musical partners, particularly when one of the partners is the father. “I stopped looking at Myles as a student years ago,” Tim says. “He’s become a great player and writer so he’s one of my peers.”

Tim ThompsonTim is a respected award-winning Nashville session guitarist and songwriter who has recorded a fourth CD with his son. “We wanted to do a record that was just one fiddle, one guitar and two voices,” Tim says. “We have similar voices and tastes. We don’t have to think too much to play together. It’s like osmosis.”

International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion Tim Thompson digs deep into his musical roots, layering intricate melodies, chords and textures with his deft playing. Myles stays in step, answers or takes the lead with soaring and drifting echoes on fiddle.

Before beginning work as a duo, Tim built a reputation for his unique, intricate style, winning First Place at the prestigious Walnut Valley Festival’s “International Fingerstyle Guitar Competition,” and earning acclaim from such respected publications as Fingerstyle Guitar magazine, Taylor Guitar’s Wood & Steel magazine and Just Jazz Guitar magazine. His songs can be heard on everything from bumper music on NPR to the United Artists film Casper’s Haunted Christmas.

Myles ThompsonBlack Sheep Vineyard opened in 2008 and expanded in 2013. Named in part from the owners’ last name, John and Becky Black, turned land and a barn that used to be a sheep farm into their vineyard. The musical venue is the restored old barn located behind the farm house. It is located at the junction of Rt 250 and Rt 150.

For more information, find Black Sheep Vineyard on Facebook or check out their website at blacksheepvineyard.com.

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