MUNCIE, Ind. — Acclaimed Memphis gospel and soul group the Sensational Barnes Brothers will headline the next occasion of the A few Trails Audio Collection concert events this summer at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 24, at Canan Commons.
In accordance to a news launch, brothers Chris and Courtney Barnes dive deep into their Memphis roots, functioning to create a audio that displays the new music of their historical past, all whilst drawing in a present day-working day audience.
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Their father, Calvin “Duke” Barnes, was brought up with gospel tunes, and his spouse, Deborah, was the daughter of Rev. James L. Gleese, founder of the Beale Street Mission.
The Barnes family carried on as musical collaborators for yrs and nonetheless perform and sing collectively, even with their father long gone. In 2015, the loved ones introduced an album, “Family members Tree,” before the brothers started to concentration on placing alongside one another the Sensational Barnes Brothers.
About the Three Trails Tunes Sequence
The concert is free and open up to all ages. All Three Trails New music Collection functions are open up seating at Canan Commons, with lawn chairs welcome. In case of inclement weather, performances will be moved to Cornerstone Centre for the Arts.
Now in the midst of its eighth year, the collection is bringing four critically acclaimed countrywide recording artists to downtown Muncie in a series of no cost concerts from July by way of September.
The Three Trails Songs Series is a nonprofit partnership amid the Muncie Downtown Progress Partnership, Muncie Arts and Tradition Council, and Rick Zeigler, collection founder and organizer. Its mission is to carry critically acclaimed, nationwide recording artists to complete in downtown Muncie at Canan Commons.
Up next for 3 Trails
Subsequent the Sensational Barnes Brothers, Canan Commons will be residence to two far more 3 Trails Collection concert events.
An acclaimed bluegrass group, Michael Cleveland and Flamekeeper, will be at Canan Commons on Aug. 7. In accordance to a launch, Cleveland is one of the most embellished fiddle players in bluegrass history, with 12 Global Bluegrass New music Awards (IBMA) “Fiddle Participant of the Year” awards and a 2018 induction into the Countrywide Fiddle Player Hall of Fame. Muncie’s Bashville Boys will open up the present.
A month later on Sept. 11, state band Asleep At The Wheel, which has received 10 Grammy awards, will shut the sequence. In accordance to the launch, Ray Benson launched Asleep at the Wheel 50 a long time ago to enjoy and enable revive American roots tunes, these as western swing.
For extra info, visit munciethreetrails.com.
Charlotte Stefanski is a reporter at the Star Push. Make contact with her at 765-283-5543, [email protected] or observe her on twitter @CharStefanski.