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Tuesday, 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.

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Contact Us

Rebecca Eidson
Public Relations and Communication Director
864-646-1507
reidson@tctc.edu

Lisa Garrett
Public Relations Associate
864-646-1506
lgarrett@tctc.edu