Sucarnochee Revue planned for Decc. 9

Published 12:00 am Friday, December 2, 2005

Contributed Report

The Sucarnochee Revue comes alive once again on the stage of the University of West Alabama’s Bibb Graves Auditorium on Dec. 9 at 7:00 pm. This nationally syndicated radio program is sponsored by the University of West Alabama and with grants from the Sumter County Fine Arts Council.Host Jacky Jack White says this month’s show may be one of the best.Along with the regular cast, this month’s show features traditional blues guitarists Bruce Nemerov, and Gene Bush. Also, one of Nashville’s most successful singer/songwriters, Karen Staley.

Karen Staleyis an award winning songwriter who has had #1 hits by Faith Hill, Tracy Byrd, IIIrd Tyme Out and Michael Martin Murphy. She has also had hits by stars like Terri Clark, Trick Pony, Dolly Parton, and Reba. Karen won the ACM Song of The Year award with Tracy Byrd’s classic Keeper of the Starswhich was recently featured on CMT’s Greatest Country Love Songs of All Time TV special. Her songs have been nominated for both Dove and Grammy Awards. As a backup singer and rhythm guitarist, Karen has toured with Faith Hill, Reba, Patty Loveless and Russ Taff. She has also sung on many of their recordings as well as being in demand as a demo singer. As an artist, Karen has recorded 2 major label projects with Universal and Warner Bros Records, Wildest Dreamsand Fearless. She has recently completed a slew of new custom projects PhoenixRising, Me&Mahalia, Out of the Park – Greatest Hits, Farther Along-Classic Hymns, andThe Story Of My Life.She has recently signed with Ann Wilson Music as a staff writer.

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For more information call 205-652-6680.Admission is $5.00.Fine Arts Members and students attend free.