Sassybrown to play at Bluegrass Opry


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From left: Roger Lucas, Rich Schauer, and Lorna Bailey Franke.


The Grayson County Bluegrass Opry has just announced its lineup of performing bands for the upcoming show on Saturday, Aug. 15.

The local bluegrass show is a free event, and showtime is 6:00 p.m. and lasts until 8:00 p.m. The performance is held in the old Judicial Building’s third floor at 125 East White Oak St. in Leitchfield across from the County Health Department. Guests are reminded to use the rear entrance of the building and use the elevator.

The August show is featuring an outstanding bluegrass trio, the Sassybrown band, from the Evansville, IN area. The band consists of Richard Schauer, a veteran bluegrass musician and vocalist, who plays a variety of instruments including mandolin, banjo, guitar, and dobro. Another vocalist in the trio is Lorna Bailey Franke who plays guitar. The bass player for the Sassybrown band is Roger Lucas. The band has been performing for the last couple of years and has performed at shows in both Indiana and Kentucky, including numerous performances in Grayson County. The band performs a variety of material including traditional bluegrass and old country material.

Also on the schedule for the show will be the popular local family band, Becky and the Butler County Boys, as well as the host band, Hickory Grove, of Leitchfield.

Make plans now to support the Grayson County Bluegrass Opry by attending the upcoming show on Saturday, Aug. 15, in Leitchfield.

From left: Roger Lucas, Rich Schauer, and Lorna Bailey Franke.
http://gcnewsgazette.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/web1_Sassybrown2.jpgFrom left: Roger Lucas, Rich Schauer, and Lorna Bailey Franke.

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