Head for the West (pause) Virginia hills to sample some the state's best microbrews at the 2012 Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival at Snowshoe Mountain on Saturday, Aug. 11.
Musician John Mayall will be playing Saturday at 8:30 p.m. Mayall was the founder of the pivotal blues band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers, which once included musicians such as Eric Clapton and Mick Fleetwood. Angel Blue and the Prophets and Elliott and the Untouchables will also make appearences
Snowshoe Mountain (10 Snowshoe Drive, Snowshoe, W.V.) is about four and a half hours from downtown D.C.