Teenager helps energize local Buy UK Cheap Tiffany Earrings music scene Such policies have prevented meehan and her friends from seeing favorite acts time and again.Sure, there are places such as the 9:30 club in Washington with no age requirements. (The club's web site says: "We request that our patrons be born.That's about it.All ages, all the time. ")But the shows can run late, causing many teens, especially those from the suburbs, to miss curfew. So meehan, a music buff who graduated from loudoun county high school in june, organized a concert series with no minimum-Age requirement in leesburg this summer. "I thought, 'i should just put on my own shows, '"Said meehan, who plans to major in business at george washington university. "All my friends trust my instinct with music. " Meehan said she also wanted to give back to the community in a fun way. "Some people volunteer at hospitals and libraries--I wanted to do this. " She booked a couple groups she says are"Bound to become really big in the next year,"Teamed up with the loudoun youth initiative and labeled her effort teal heart productions. Her effort taps two themes that have coursed across the county the past 18 months:Musical entertainment and, tangentially, teenage entertainment. A year ago, a poll of county teenagers suggested that there was"Nowhere to go, nothing to do,"Said tim chestnutt, director of the loudoun youth initiative, a county agency that seeks to engage young people in the community.There are signs that things have improved since. In march, a teen center debuted in purcellville--A friday night party for middle and high schoolers at a roller skating rink, offering skating, video games, foosball, air kowz Necklaces hockey and bus transportation.Eastern loudoun regional library also began a friday night teen center, showing movies and offering such workshops as yo-Yo spinning and body-Painting. But developments on loudoun's music scene may have the most heft.Meehan's teal heart productions are the most recent on a growing roster of summer musical performances in the county.In addition to the longstanding bluemont concert series and loudoun symphonic winds outdoor concerts, the round hill arts center hosts monthly bluegrass jams and the town of leesburg offers acoustic on the green, free saturday evening concerts. Last summer, the loudoun foundation, a charity spearheaded by ashburn residents tracey and keith parent, launched the loudoun summer music fest, a series of 10 sunday evening concerts at belmont country club.The performance roster has included joan jett and the blackhearts, kc the sunshine band and, recently, little feat, which broke attendance records by pulling in more than 6, 000 concert-Goers.
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