11.01.2020

The Rex Theater in Galax/USA

The Rex Theater in Galax/Virginia was opened opened around 1940. It screened its last movie in the 1980’s. 
Now the Rex Theater hosts live performances of good old bluegrass music.
"Every Friday night in the City of Galax, Virginia WBRF 98.1 FM sends out 100,000 watts of live old-time and bluegrass music from the stage of the historic Rex Theater into five states and over the World Wide Web.  Listeners may be in Virginia, North Carolina, West Virginia, Tennessee or as far away as Egypt enjoying the traditional music show from the comfort of their own homes, or they may be sitting back in one of the 475 seats at the Rex.  The show is called Blue Ridge Back Roads and thanks to a faithful group of volunteers, it has become the cornerstone for the revitalization of this 70 year old theater." wrotes visitgalax.com  

Thank you, Nancy, for this interesting postcard! I got it via Postcrossing.

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