Bluegrass Teen Sensation Lights Up Sunrise
Samantha Casey and The Bluegrass Jam will headline "A Night of Bluegrass" at the Sunrise Theater Saturday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m.
Other featured bands include Sourwood Mountain Band and South Ridge Bluegrass.
Fifteen-year-old Samantha Casey on the fiddle is joined by her dad, Daniel Casey, on banjo, Jeff Huffman on guitar and Dell Tims on bass.
The band is based in Selma, and they have two CDs -completed and are currently working on their third.
Samantha gained national attention in 2007 as the winner of the National Oreo and Milk Jingle Contest when she was just 11. She is also the recipient of the 2009 Ginny Wicker Music Award, presented by Johnston Community College in Smithfield.
Sourwood Mountain features Tommy Carter, guitar; Carl Norgaard, mandolin; Raymond Bragg, bass; Donnie Barham, banjo; and Gary Bray, guitar. The Franklinton-based group has released four CDs.
South Ridge Bluegrass is a Moore County-based group -featuring Gregg Davis, guitar and vocals; Huey Priest, banjo, -guitar and vocals; Johnie Marion, bass and vocals; and Steve Creed, mandolin and vocals.
The group has a new CD, "Nobody Lives Here."
The theater is located at 250 NW Broad St., in Southern Pines.
Tickets are $20 in advance or at the door, and all seats are reserved.
For tickets, call (910) 692-8501 or visit SunriseTheater. org.
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