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Henderson & Little, Folk Soul Revival on Song of the Mountains

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Song of the MountainsMarion, VA -- Song of the Mountains, the award winning public television concert series based at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia announces the start of their ninth season of tapings on Saturday, January 12, 2013. The first concert for 2013 will feature fan favorites Wayne Henderson and Jeff Little. This talented duo has appeared on Song of the Mountains several times in the past and showcase their extraordinary mix of acoustic guitar picking and powerful piano playing. Also on the concert January 12th will be Bristol, TN-VA based Folk Soul Revival.

“Our show is more popular than ever”, says Tim White the show’s executive coordinator and host. “Our 2013 lineup is proving to be exceptional and all of us with Song of the Mountains are proud to produce this fine concert series for the world to experience on public television from the historic Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia!”

Folk Soul Revival is a harmony drenched, boot stomping, rowdy, rootsy Americana band from the Appalachian mountain region of Virginia/Tennessee.

Folk Soul Revival has just released their third album 'Prompting The Dapperness.'The completely fan funded release returns to the formula that has continued to make the band so endearing- strong songwriting, sing along melodies, impassioned vocals and most of all honest music that resonates deep within the listener. There's a reason the band has such a loyal fan base ('The Congregation') and garners accolades wherever they travel.

In 2011, the Virginia Tourism Board awarded FSR the Virginia Band of the Year and in 2012, and readers of Virginia Living Magazine named the band among the Top Three bands in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Also on the concert on January 12th old time music will be featured also with two dynamic bands, the Tune Town Old Time Band and the Empty Bottle String Band. These two bands promise to entertain you with some music that will surely make you want to move your feet!

Gravel Road Acoustic Trio will complete this fine lineup of talent for Song of the Mountains on January 12th. Gravel Road Acoustic Trio, based in Charleston, South Carolina, is made up of three multi-talented musicians who perform in a variety of venues in the southeast. The group's varied musical backgrounds have converged into a style that is unique and innovative in the acoustic music world.

Before forming Gravel Road, band members enjoyed touring individually with acts like The Osborne Brothers, Blake Shelton, Pam Tillis, and Whisperin’ Bill Anderson. Their different backgrounds bring together a unique and exciting sound that keeps audiences wanting more. Members are Derek Deakins, guitar and vocals, Lisa Deakins, fiddle and vocals, and Meg High, vocals. Listeners enjoy the trio’s unique arrangements of bluegrass, country, folk, and pop tunes along with their vocal harmony precision.

Future concerts scheduled for 2013 are February 2, 2013 with Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver, Grass Cats, Smith Family Band and Dixie Ridge. March 2, 2013 will feature the Kruger Brothers, Nathan Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys, Mark Newton and Steve Thomas, Paula Dellenback and Fox River and West Wend.

Tickets for the Song of the Mountains concert on January 12th are $ 25 reserved seating. Tickets and information please visit www.SsongOfTheMountains.org or call 276-783-6093. The live concert on January 12th is sponsored in part by General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products.

Song of the Mountains is underwritten for public television by TEDS, the General Francis Marion Hotel in Marion, VA, Blue Ridge Country 98.1 fm, The Bank of Marion and Emory & Henry College, Bryant Label Co. of Blountville, TN. Special support from the Town of Marion, VA. Also Song of the Mountains appreciates all the support received from their faithful supporters who contribute dollars to keep this concert series funded and on public television across America.

Memberships and Song of the Mountains merchandise are available at the website and your purchases help support the concert series. Donations are accepted at the website as well. Song of the Mountains/The Lincoln Theatre is a non-profit organization.

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