I am still recovering from recent surgery, and I should be back to posting articles on a regular basis soon. I do need to thank each of you for the well wishes. I appreciate all the e-mail, and want you all to know I’m on the mend, and doing fine. That said, I just didn’t want to wait any longer to get this special announcement up for all the local folks! We have a concert coming, and I have a contest!
This is a benefit concert, with proceeds going to Adult Day Services. You can find more about this program by clicking here. Bluegrass fans get ready for a stellar evening of music featuring The Boxcars, Russell Moore and IIIrd Tyme Out. Both bands have recently released new albums that prove they are at the top of their game. Come out and enjoy some great bluegrass music and support Adult Day Services.
Illrd Tyme Out has been named IBMA’s Male Vocalist of the Year four times, and are seven-time Vocal Group of the Year. In addition to their web site, you can follow them on Twitter @iiirdtymeout, and check out their You Tube page.
This benefit concert is Friday, May 11, 2012 at Kingsport Civic Auditorium beginning at 6:00 pm. Tickets are general admission seating and can be purchased for $15 at any Bank of TN location and Carter County Bank. Student ticket price is $10 with ID and children 6 and under are free.
Adult Day Service provides care for adults with disabilities or who need special care during the day. Allow Adult Day Services caregivers to care for your loved one while you work or handle other needs. Transportation, meals and fun activities are provided each day in a safe, comfortable environment. Services are provided for adults in Carter, Greene, Sullivan, Washington and Unicoi counties. For more information or to schedule a visit, please call 423-928-8855.
CONTEST: If you are close to Kingsport, Tenn., and are sure you will be able to attend the concert on May 11, at 6 p.m., all you have to do is send an e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, address, and telephone number, and put BOXCARS CONCERT in the subject line. That’s it! One winner will be selected at random, and will receive two tickets to the May 11 show. DEADLINE TO ENTER: MAY 4, 2012.
I will be back soon, with a lot more news about your favorite artists. Thanks again for your kind words and all your e-mail!