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LITTLE ROY & LIZZY SHOW -WEDNESDAY, FEB 21st - 6pm

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Lizzy Long - Fiddle, Banjo, Guitar, resonator banjo, vocals

Having roots in the heart of the south, Elizabeth Long, or Lizzy as her friends and fans know her was born on a farm in Lincolnton, Georgia. She began her music accomplishment at an early age. While starting out on the piano, Lizzy soon took up the fiddle, guitar, autoharp, bass, banjo, and mandolin, and has become an accomplished musician, alternating between these instruments as part of her entertainment repertoire. She has played with great acts such as Mac Wiseman, Jim and Jesse, The Lewis Family, and Earl Scruggs. Continuing her quest for success, Lizzy has paired up with Little Roy Lewis from the legendary Lewis Family. Her extraordinary voice shimmers with strains of America’s musical roots. Lizzy has won “Bluegrass Song of the Year” for a several songs called “Mountain Top”, a duet with Ty Herndon called “When We Fly”, and "He Washed My Soul". Most recently at the 2015 GMA Dove awards she was awarded Best Bluegrass Song of the Year for a Duet with Rhonda Vincent called "God is There". She is one of the youngest fiddlers to be inducted into “America’s Old Time Fiddler’s Country Hall of Fame” in LeMars, IA. Her latest solo Album "Blueberry Pie" has ranked as high as #2 on Billboard's Bluegrass Charts. Little Roy summed it up the best, "pull a plank off the wall and she'll play it!"

Little Roy - Banjo, Guitar, Crazy, etc...

Little Roy is awfully hard to overlook. He makes sure that no one in the audience gets bored at any time. Little Roy has won awards as Entertainer as well as for his banjo playing. Little Roy learned to play banjo when he was only six years old, and won a local talent contest for his playing when he was eight. Little Roy's favorite banjo players are Don Reno and Earl Scruggs. USA Today called Little Roy 'a banjo master, truly a picker's picker'. Little Roy can also be found playing the guitar and autoharp. In fact, the song 'Good Time Get-Together' was written to highlight his instrumental skills. Little Roy is multi-talented - he sings, plays many instruments, tells stories, and acts. When you see this Duo, you are sure to notice Little Roy, and he'll make you smile. He has been inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, SPGBMA Hall of Greats, IBMA Hall of Honor, and the Southern Gospel Music Hall of Fame.


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THE FREEMANS -GOSPEL NIGHT THURSDAY FEB. 22nd 6pm

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THE FREEMANS:

Family harmony, powerful presence, and a timeless message made forever new. These are only a few of the rich gifts one can expect to experience when attending a concert with The Freemans.

This family, deeply rooted in more than three decades of singing Southern Gospel Music, has many accolades and awards to add to their long list of accomplishments. They have recorded more than twenty five albums. Multiple DVDs featuring live concerts can be found on their legacy list. Over the course of their tenure, they have humbly enjoyed the success of seven number one songs on the Singing News charts as well as over twenty Top 10 songs. In 2010, “Three Rugged Crosses” was voted Song of the Year by the Singing News Fan Awards. This song continues to be requested at every concert, every night.


With half a lifetime behind them, their best days are yet ahead. They leave their home in Nashville every weekend with the full assurance that they are operating in God's perfect plan for their lives. When you meet them, when you hear them raise the roof with their songs, you know immediately that you have stepped into a realm where God resides and life is celebrated at a premium. An evening with The Freemans is an evening filled with excitement, joy, passion, and anointing. The Freemans give their very best every time, all the time. To experience this family is to enjoy a slice of musical life at its best. The Freemans will be in concert on Thursday, Febuary 22
nd at 6 p.m.



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THE KINGSMEN -GOSPEL NIGHT THURSDAY FEB. 22 - 6 pm

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THE KINGSMEN:

For more than a half a century, no group has secured such a far reaching legacy like that of The Kingsmen Quartet. Since 1956, this group has risen from humble beginnings in the mountains of western North Carolina to one of the most beloved and innovative groups in Christian music. Countless renowned artists have been a part of this great lineage; such as Eldridge Fox, "Big" Jim Hamill, Ray Dean Reese, Squire Parsons, Johnny Parrack, Anthony Burger, Ernie Phillips, Gary Sheppard, and a host of others. The momentum has not stopped as this group continues to help define the Southern Gospel genre for a whole new generation of music lovers, perhaps more so than any other group.

The successes of The Kingsmen have led to many prestigious opportunities. In 1977, The Kingsmen performed on the south lawn of the White House for President Jimmy Carter and in 1982 they performed at the opening ceremony of the World's Fair in Knoxville, TN which was broadcast on local and regional TV, with President Ronald Regan present to open the fair. The Kingsmen was also the first group to film and record a live performance at the famous Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and in 2000 they were inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame followed by the Christian Music Hall of Fame in 2008. They've garnered multiple dove awards and numerous Singing News Fan awards including favorite bass vocalist, tenor, baritone, lead, instrumentalist, video, the 1992 favorite song "Wish You Were Here" as well as favorite album by the same name, male quartet of the year, and group of the year. The Kingsmen band was voted favorite band a record 17 times making this quartet one of the most awarded groups in Southern Gospel Music.

"The key is to never lose sight of what we are working towards" says Ray Reese, Kingsmen manager and bass singer. "We tour year in and year out to spread our music to people across the country. Our music has a message, the message of Christ. Every night we work to bring His message to our audience. Our goal is to see people saved through Jesus Christ whether we're singing indoors, outdoors, in an auditorium, church or studio recordings ". Today the Kingsmen consist of 2008 hall of fame inductee, Ray Dean Reese, his son Brandon Reese, Randy Crawford, Bob Sellers, and Joshua Horrell.

Come Experience The Kingsmen on Thursday, February 22nd at 6 pm.



BILLY "ELVIS' LINDSEY -SATURDAY FEB. 24, 2018


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Viva Pasco Fair Vegas

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Viva Pasco Fair Vegas is coming to the Pasco County Fair, on Saturday February 24, 2018. Billy "Elvis" Lindsey will be in the house performing some of your favorite Elvis Hits. Put your Blue Suede Shoes on and join the fun - Billy "Elvis" Lindsey will rock the fair at 9 & 10:10 pm Also appearing that night will be Sylvia Fletcher and Extreme Illusions and Escapes. Plus there will be Give-a ways as well

Chris Rodrigues & Abby The Spoon Lady (Sat & Sun)

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CHRIS RODRIGUES & THE SPOON LADY
Chris Rodrigues is a one-man band and multi-instrumentalist from the Asheville NC area. Growing up learning traditional songs from his family, he has carved out his own unique blues- Appalachian style. Abby the Spoon Lady is a folk percussionist, storyteller, and is one of very few professional spoon players in the United State. After riding the rails for 8 years, she now lives in Asheville NC and is a full-time musician and street performer. Together the two create a dynamic duo, with very complex rhythms. Today they both enjoy not only playing original songs but also reworking and bringing new life to classic gospel songs. Their You Tube Videos have gone viral with over 3.4 Million Views.

Chris Rodrigues and Abby the Spoon Lady will be performing Saturday Feb. 24 & Sunday

Feb. 25 at the Pasco County Fair.

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