• Sucarnochee Revue set for March 21 at UWA Campus

    Posted: March 19, 2014

    Author: Gena Robbins

     Enjoy the Sucarnochee Revue on Friday night, March 21, for a live performance at the University of West Alabama's Bibb Graves Auditorium in Livingston. Featured guest is the DMI All-Stars, formed in 2013 to represent Delta State University during Grammy week in Los Angeles. The band, composed of Entertainment Industry majors at the Delta Music Institute, recently performed at the Grammy Museum at L.A. Live for Mississippi Night during Grammy week. The band members, selected by audition, perform a show of songs written or performed by Grammy winning Mississippi musicians. Grammy winner Tricia Walker is the Director of the Institute.

    Also performing is Justin Boatman, from Eupora, Mississippi, Fighting Okra Records’ featured artist for 2013-2014. Justin performs solo as a singer-songwriter and enjoys performing in bands with friends. He recently opened a show for Nashville artist Craig Campbell, and he has also performed with the Josh Buford Band at the Audio Summer Festival. His songs have been described as ‘wholesome American songs.’ As a career, he aspires to work in several different fields in the music industry.

    Mark your calendars for the April 19 Sucarnochee Folk Festival on the Livingston courthouse square and that night’s Sucarnochee Revue at Bibb Graves Auditorium where both events will feature Kacey Jones, award winning recording artist and producer, and Lorrie Davis Bennett, daughter of Anita Carter from the famous Carter Family. Lorrie records with Marty Stuart, Carlene Carter, and worked since childhood with Johnny Cash and June Carter, Mother Maybelle Carter, and all the great artists on the Johnny Cash show. The folk festival will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Revue will begin at 7 p.m. Several other national and local artists are scheduled to appear.

    Kacey Jones is an American singer-songwriter, producer and humorist originally from Gilroy, California. Kacey has made Nashville home since the late ‘70’s. After co-writing the Mickey Gilley hit I'm the One Mama Warned You About, she found success as a performer through the band Ethel & The Shameless Hussies, with whom she released her first album. Later, in 1997, she released her first solo album, Men Are Some of My Favorite People, through Curb Records, before founding her own label, IGO Records, co-founding the Kinkajou Records label with Kinky Friedman, and creating two publishing houses – Zamalama Music and Mamalama Music. Since her first solo album, Jones has released eight CDs, and has produced music for both theatrical comedy plays and the movie (and TV series) Sordid Lives.

    Lorrie Davis Bennett, daughter of legendary country singer Anita Carter and renowned Alabama Music Hall of Famer steel guitarist/record producer Don Davis. Lorrie recorded with the Cash’s and the Carter’s and many of their contemporaries and has appeared on numerous network television shows. Her vocal power, range, and style is similar to her mother, Anita, who was long considered one of the finest and purest female vocalists in country music history.
    This marks the tenth year for both the Sucarnochee Revue and the Sucarnochee Folk Festival.

    For more information, contact Jacky Jack White at (205) 499-9988 or visit jackyjack.com.

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