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NewsTuesday, March 6, 2012
Free Bluegrass Concert is Saturday, April 7, at Pendleton Campus
CONTACT: REBECCA EIDSON, 646-1507
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/6/2012
PENDLETON --- Tri-County Technical College's Seventh Annual Bluegrass under the Stars concert is Saturday, April 7, at the Pendleton Campus.
The free concert and fireworks event for the family is held annually in conjunction with the town of Pendleton's annual Spring Jubilee celebration. The event will be held from 6 - 9:30 p.m. in the amphitheater. It will be held rain or shine (rain location is College's Student Center).
Performing bands (in order of appearance) include The Little Roy and Lizzy Show, Volume 5, Nitrograss and Last Road. Links to the performers' websites can be found at www.tctc.edu/bluegrass.
A pre-concert performance by the Young Appalachian Musicians (YAM) Sweet Potato Pie Kids will begin at 5:30 p.m. To learn more about the YAM program, visit www.YAMupstate.org
The concert will end with a fireworks extravaganza. Concessions will be sold during the event.
Several of Tri-County's academic departments will offer information and fun activities for concert-goers. Look for face painting by the Early Childhood Development department and robotic displays and student projects by the Engineering and Industrial Technology Division. Other departments represented will be Connect to College and Veterinary Technology. In acknowledgement of the College's 50th birthday, the Public Relations office will have a 50th anniversary trivia wheel game. (Governor Ernest Hollings signed Act 905 of the General Assembly on April 7, 1962, creating what would eventually become Tri-County Technical College.)
For more information, visit www.tctc.edu/bluegrass and click on Upcoming Events.