July 31, 2012. Kenny Price and Mountain Tradition on Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. is sponsored by Danny Herman Trucking, Inc. and Humphrey Masonry Supply, Inc. Kenny is known well by the locals for his musical talents and tradition. This is an annual treat to look forward to.
His Heritage Hall concert is dedicated to the memory of his father, Fred Price, a prominent old time musician from Johnson County and his son, Adam Price, who was able to play with Kenny for a short period.
During Price’s Heritage Hall concert, he will be playing Old English ballads and songs that Tom Ashley performed in the 20s and 30s. He will also be performing old time fiddle tunes his dad played as well as gospel songs that his son Adam liked to play. Additionally, he will be featuring old songs and ballads from the area with a brief history of each.
This show is not just a concert. It is a reflection of the rich musical history for which Johnson County is known throughout the region. What a great way to get in touch with the heritage of these hills and spend an evening with your friends and neighbors right here at Heritage Hall.
Additionally, Price will be singing and playing old songs and ballads about local stories along with a brief history of each. This group is known for their incredible talent on a variety of instruments.
Appalachian Express Chorus – Aug. 18, 7 p.m.
The Appalachian Express Chorus is a 35-person choral ensemble well-known throughout the Appalachian Region for their beautiful musical presentations. Since 1968, they have been entertaining audiences with the sounds of four part Barbershop harmony. Members come from all areas of the Tri-Cities, and they are one of the most respected singing organizations in the region while performing at the Lincoln Theater in Marion, VA and the Paramount in Bristol, Tenn.
Unless otherwise indicated, tickets prices at Heritage Hall are advance $10/$12 at the door and $5 for students 18 & under.
For tickets, etc, call 423-727-7444, leave a message with your name and number, and a staff member will return your call within 48 hours. Give the staff member your credit card number and pick up your tickets at the door or visit the Box Office, 126 College St., on Tues-Fri., between 12 and 2 p.m. For more information about Heritage Hall events, check the website heritagehalltheatre.org. Heritage Hall is a nonprofit theatre dedicated to offering quality entertainment to the High Country for reasonable prices.