An update from Mark D.
The Barry “Byrd” Burton Benefit Concert and Auction will be held on Friday, April 18th, at Niswonger Greeneville Performing Arts Center.
The tentative lineup includes up and coming artists Dixie Highway, followed by a set by a group of “pickers” that Byrd has played with through the years including The B-Team Blues Band, Stick Davis from The Amazing Rhythm Aces, Benny Wilson, and more.
The featured act of the night will be none other than KANSAS! Yes, you know who they are! Their hits include Dust In The Wind, Carry On My Wayward Son, Point of Know Return, etc. etc.
We have lined up some autographed memorabilia to be sold at auction, including a guitar signed by Styx, a Charlie Daniels fiddle,.38 Special stuff, a Greg Allman autographed guitar, and MUCH more.
Tickets will be $30 through the Niswonger Performing Arts Center and will go on sale Monday, March 17th, at 11:30 a.m. All seats reserved, first come first served. DO NOT CALL UNTIL THE 17th OF MARCH…they can’t sell them before then!
More details are being planned, but I wanted to let everyone know so they could save the date. It should be a GREAT time!