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Performance Friday at Flat Iron Crossroads

Coastal Virginia bluesman Bobby “BlackHat” Walters and his band will take to the Flat Iron Crossroads stage in Gloucester at 6:30 p.m. on Friday.

The award-winning recording artist, harmonica player, vocalist, songwriter, comedian, producer and actor lives in Newport News, but is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He has been playing harp for over 40 years. His songs blend the influences of Chicago, Memphis, Piedmont, and Delta style blues, along with a little gospel, said the release.

Bobby BlackHat is a retired U.S. Coast Guard commander with 27 years of service, including serving as military aide to the president and being awarded the Coast Guard Medal for Heroism.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at


A performance by singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Erin Lunsford that was scheduled for Saturday has been postponed due to the COVID-19 surge.

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