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Tim Shelton at TVT

An already well-respected front man and singer in the bluegrass community, Tim Shelton rose to fame with his band NewFound Road. After signing to Rounder, a string of hits and critical praise, Shelton aims to venture into a brand new creative project as a solo artist, combining his love for rock, country, and folk. To introduce his solo effort, Shelton gave away his first single, “Learning How To Live Alone” free to the public in exchange for an email address via his Facebook.

Honest lyrics and Shelton’s pure voice are what make “Learning How To Live Alone” such a relatable song with it’s repetitive, convincing chorus and steady pace. Shelton’s confident introduction to his full-length debut is only driven by his respected reputation and vision.

For more information on Tim Shelton, go to http://timsheltonmusic.net. http://ow.ly/i/7ChE3

TONIGHT at TENNESSEE VALLEY THEATRE Nov 7th, 2014

Tennessee Valley Theatre in Spring City will present Bobby Horton, one of the country’s leading authorities of music from the Civil War, on Friday, November 7, at 7:30 PM. Cost is $10. For reservations, go to http://www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com or call 423-365-PLAY.

Bobby Horton was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1984, Horton was asked to produce the score for a feature film set in 1863 in Southern Indiana. While researching music from the mid 19th century, he uncovered literally thousands of tunes from that period. Combining his passion for music and Civil War history, he began recording what has now become fourteen volumes of authentic Civil War tunes in his home studio— playing all of the period era instruments and singing all the parts himself. This series is sold around the world and has led to a career in film scoring and a live presentation of these songs with the stories that accompany them. A seasoned performer, Horton is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, and music historian. He has performed with the musical- comedy trio, Three On A String, throughout the United States and Canada for 35 plus years. He has also produced and performed music scores for ten PBS films by Ken Burns including “The Civil War, and “Baseball,” two films for the A&E network, and sixteen films for The National Park Service. His series of recordings of authentic period music has been acclaimed by historical organization and publications through America and Europe. For more information, go to http://www.bobbyhorton.com.

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Tennessee Valley Theatre in Spring City will present Bobby Horton, one of the country’s leading authorities of music from the Civil War, on Friday, November 7, at 7:30 PM. Cost is $10. For reservations, go to http://www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com or call 423-365-PLAY.
Bobby Horton was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. In 1984, Horton was asked to produce the score for a feature film set in 1863 in Southern Indiana. While researching music from the mid 19th century, he uncovered literally thousands of tunes from that period. Combining his passion for music and Civil War history, he began recording what has now
become fourteen volumes of authentic Civil War tunes in his home studio— playing all of the period era instruments and singing all the parts himself.This series is sold around the world and has led to a career in film scoring and a live presentation of these songs with the stories that accompany them. A seasoned performer, Horton is a multi-instrumentalist, composer,
producer, and music historian. He has performed with the musical- comedy trio, Three On A String, throughout the United States and Canada for 35 plus years. He has also produced and performed music scores for ten PBS films by Ken Burns including “The Civil War, and “Baseball,” two films for the A&E network, and sixteen films for The National Park Service. His series of recordings of authentic period music has been acclaimed by historical organization and publications through America and Europe. For more information, go to http://www.bobbyhorton.com. http://ow.ly/i/7ngq6

Tennessee Valley Theatre in Spring City will present Carrie Hassler and Hard Rain on Saturday, October 18, at 7:30 PM. Cost is $10. For reservations, go to tennesseevalleytheatre.com or call 423-365-PLAY.

“The hills of Southeast Tennessee are alive with the sound of music. The acoustics of the banjo, mandolin, fiddle and harmonica hover over the landscape like the smoky haze known to float above the region’s mountains and valleys, and voices rise from its waters. Musical roots here are deep, and a new generation of musicians is building upon that foundation.

Carrie Hassler of Pikeville, Tenn., is one of those voices. Her pure vocals launched her into bluegrass stardom in 2006 with the release of the album “Carrie Hassler and Hard Rain” on Rural Rhythm Records; and today, she is one of the region’s leading ladies of bluegrass, with a voice that is often compared to Etta James, Patsy Cline and Alison Krauss. For more information, go to http://www.carriehassler.com http://ow.ly/i/77XWJ

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

CASTING CALL! **AUDITIONS** for “Christmas Comes to Detroit Louie” will be held September 15th & 16th from 6-7:30pm. Needed are 15 actors (preferably 7 male & 7 female, 1 flexible.) Also needed are crew of many ages and abilities. Performances are the weeks of December 5-14. This production will also play to regional school children for 3 weekday matinee’s. No experience is required! If you are interested in participating, but are unable to make auditions, please contact Director Chris Beam at (423) 645-5846 or jimbeam71@charter.net. This is a short play (about 1 Hour) so, if you have wanted to get involved, but haven’t yet, this would be a perfect time to start! Join us!

About the play: CHRISTMAS COMES TO DETROIT LOUIE

In this rest home-clinic setting on Christmas Eve, a group of people are waiting to see the doctor. Among them are Detroit Louie, the hard-hearted pickpocket; Harry, his dumb, but loyal right-hand man; John and Cara, who have just brought their father to be committed permanently and the Old Man, who refuses to believe his son would do such a thing. Also present are Mrs. Aiken, the hypochondriac, and the Blind Girl, who believes strongly in helping others; and Angel No. 2, who is on probation. She must make this mission count in order to get her wings back. She has permission to grant just one wish in this particular room and it is a very hard decision.

SPONSORED BY: LA-Z-BOY

For more information on Tennessee Valley Theatre, go to: tennesseevalleytheatre.com

For reservations for any event at TVT, please call (423)365-PLAY (7529) or go to http://www.tennesseevalleytheatre.com.

Tennessee Valley Theatre is a 501(C)(3) non-profit corporation. Your tax deductible donations help fund a wide variety of drama, music, and arts programs and workshops, year-round, for people of all ages. TVT presents over 20 different shows and events each year!

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Tennessee Valley Theatre in Spring City will present Mark Ferguson’s Rock Skool in a concert
on Saturday, September 20, at 7:30 PM. Cost is $10. For reservations call 365-PLAY or online at https://tockify.com/tvt4me
The school is based on the movie, “School of Rock.” In the 2003 film, Jack Black portrays a down-on-his-luck singer and guitarist who mistakenly lands a job as a substitute teacher at a private school and turns a class of uptight, classically trained student musicians into a rock band. Ferguson has a music school in Chattanooga where he teaches guitar, bass, keyboard and drums to kids ages 8-18. For more information go to http://rockskoolchattanooga.com. http://ow.ly/i/6OEse

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