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LCDC schedules Bluegrass festival for June 4

Sunday, April 24, 2011

LINTON -- The Linton Community Development Corporation (LCDC), the non-profit manager and operator of the Linton Music Festival, recently announced an evening of great musical entertainment at Linton-Stockton High School, Saturday, June 4.

The evening featured headliner will be The Roys, a modern bluegrass duo based in Nashville, Tenn.

The Roys have just released their new CD, "Lonesome Whistle," which recently landed at No. 7, on the Billboard Bluegrass Album Charts.

The disc features their latest single, a tribute to the life of the miner called, "Coal Minin' Man," with its video now on the ballot for Great American Country TV's Top 20 Country Countdown.

Sister/Brother duo Elaine and Lee Roy carry on the strong New England bluegrass/roots musical tradition. Fresh from their national television debut on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon (in Las Vegas), the 2010 ICM Duo of the Year has just recorded its new album at Skaggs' Place Studios with members of Kentucky Thunder. They have performed across the United States and Canada, sharing the bill with The Oak Ridge Boys, George Jones, Collin Raye and Chris Young.

The show will also feature the band Sheila Stephen and the Rodeo Monkeys. Sheila is a native of Bloomington, Ind., and former Miss Indiana.

Also appearing at the event will be Linton's Kade Puckett.

There will three ticket levels, priced at $20, $15, and $10. Tickets will be available online at www.lintonevents.com or locally at Francis Jewel Box and Linton Sporting Goods in Linton.

To purchase by phone, call 812-847-9950..

Ticket prices will be an additional $2 when purchased at the door.

All proceeds from the event will benefit scholarships to local high school students.

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