Bluegrass music and barbecue will be featured in a scholarship benefit show in Oak Ridge on April 8.
The show is titled “Follow Chaos: An Evening of Bluegrass.” It’s at the historic Grove Theatre in Oak Ridge at 7 p.m. Friday, April 8.
The show will feature area bluegrass musicians Mason T. and Carl Capps, and Hardin Valley Thunder.
“This special night is a benefit for the Colton Stout Memorial Scholarship and promises to be an evening of homegrown, finger-picking musicianship, and finger-licking cuisine with catering by Buddy’s Barbecue,” a press release said.
Established in 2014, the Colton Stout Memorial Scholarship helps selected students obtain their EMT-Advanced Certification. For students, this evening’s benefit concert is confirmation that everyday offers an opportunity to change someone’s life for the better, the press release said.
Colton Stout served admirably as a Campbell County EMT-IV, was a proud member of the Anderson County Rescue Squad, and a firefighter with Marlow Volunteer Fire Department. Helping others was vitally important to Colton, and it is the Colton Stout Memorial Scholarship’s mission to carry on his commitment to helping others by awarding scholarships each year to individuals who share similar goals of service.
Hardin Valley Thunder is a bluegrass ensemble made up of 12 musicians whose eclectic performances reflect bluegrass music’s East Tennessee legacy, the press release said.
Rounding out the evening’s festivities will be Mason T. and Carl Capps, a unique father-son bluegrass duet from LaFollette that blend original compositions featuring red-hot mandolin and guitar picking. Their bluesy, innovative, hard-driving style has garnered comparisons to the very best bluegrass has to offer, the release said.
Tickets can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets/event/2510746. Prices are $12 pre-ordered and $15 day-of-show. It’s free for kids 6 and under. Doors open at 6 p.m. All proceeds go to The Colton Stout Memorial Scholarship through Roane State Foundation, a 501(c)3 organization. All contributions are tax-deductible.
To purchase tickets offline, email Tracy Stout Powers at [email protected].
Facebook events: Follow Chaos, An Evening of Bluegrass.
Scholarship information: Facebook: “Colton Stout Memorial Scholarship”
Learn more about the Colton Stout Scholarship Fund here: www.coltonstout.com.
See a Brown Paper Tickets link here: http://m.bpt.me/event/2510746.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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