Friday, October 7, 2011

Benefit bluegrass concert to raise money for Ray Hicks

Bluegrass music will start at noon, Saturday, Nov. 5, at Rolla Elks Club, Highway 63 south, to raise money to help cover medical costs incurred by Rolla bluegrass radio host Ray Hicks.
“Our friend, long-time bluegrass radio DJ and promoter suffered a stroke earlier this spring,” according to an announcement from the show’s promoters, Jimmie Allison, of Midnight Flight, and Bev Spencer, of Beverly’s Hillbillys. “This benefit is to help cover medical costs. Ray has been instrumental in supporting bluegrass for many years. Now we would like to offer our support to him.”
Scheduled to play, rain or shine, are the following bands:
* Beverly's Hillbillys
* Midnight Flight,
* L.D. and the D.Js,
* Matt Strong and the Bluegrass Travelers,
* Rosa String Works,
* Open Range,
* Frank Ray and Friends,
* Highly Recommended,
* The Link Family,
* Rhonda Vincent and The Original RAJE (Rhonda, Allen Jones, Joey Winneman, Earl Hees).
Admission charge is a donation at the door.
Seating available, but bring your chair if you wish.
There will be drawings for goods and services, as well as a silent auction.
Food will be prepared and sold by the Elks.
Building use is donated by the Rolla Elks Club.
You can also mail donations directly to Ray Hicks, 213 E. Booneslick Rd. ,Warrenton, MO. 63383.
If you have questions, call Jimmie Allison (573) 201-3472 or Walter Volz (636) 677-5468.

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