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ARNETT HOWARD and FRIENDS
Saturday, August 8
8:00 p.m.
Driving rhythms and orchestral excellence are the hallmarks of trumpet player Arnett Howard. Arnett's love of music was inspired by Otis Redding and Motown in his youth.
Although he tried to retire in 2002, leaving his Creole Funk Band behind,
music is the driving force of his life and he's back onstage.

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OPEN RAIL
Saturday, August 15
8:00 p.m.

Bluegrass is the specialty of this vibrant quartet group headquartered in Gallipolis.
You'll hear John Cardwell on mandolin and singing vocals, Roger "Pup" Harrison
on guitar and vocals, Don Titus on banjo, and Brian "Bubba" Ison on bass and vocals.
Open Rail tours extensively and is featured on the nationally syndicated radio program
called Bluegrass Gospel Hour with John Sentell.
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HIDE THE HORSES
Saturday, August 22
8:00 p.m.

The Markay is honored to debut "Hide The Horses," by Dr. Jack Hart, University
of Rio Grande. The action is set in a small general store during the Civil War.
Morgan's Raiders are on the move. The play, directed by Dr. Greg Miller, traces
Morgan's effect on area residents fearing not just for their lives but afraid
their horses will be commandeered by Morgan's men.
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LISA BIALES
Sunday, August 30
2:00 p.m.

Known as Belle of the Blues, Lisa's repertoire spans the spectrum from folk to jazz to
pure Americana. We presented Lisa as half of folk duo Prairie Orchid many years ago.
This time we'll hear her sing works made famous by singers like Patsy Cline and
Linda Ronstadt. Lisa holds her Masters from Ohio University.
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The JASON HOGUE QUARTET
Saturday, September 12
8:00 p.m.

Classically trained, Jason is a Jackson native who plays with the likes of Jimmy Buffett
and Lesley Gore. He's a highly respected teacher and plays a range of instruments.
Jason, Guy Remonko, Tony Haywood and Matt James will entertain us
with the music of Dave Brubeck and Duke Ellington.
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THE RED BRUSH BAND
Saturday, October 3
8:00 p.m.

Allen "Woot" Daugherty on guitar and banjo and Harry Kuhn on bass have been a
staple in the music world in these parts for years. Fiddle player Mike Vigue, Dave
Coriell on banjo, and Jeremy Sharp on mandolin round out this bluegrass/country/rock band. Favorites at such events as Apple Festival and Pig Iron Days. Settle in for a full evening of fun.
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MORGAN WASHAM and FRIENDS
Saturday, October 10
8:00 p.m.

Singer/songwriter/guitarist Morgan Washam will debut his album "Blood Moon".
Accompanying Morgan will be Matt Simpkins, Jason Hogue, Ryan Paradise,
and Erik Miller on drums. Morgan fuses elements of folk, country, blues, rock
and jazz in the music he writes from his life experience.
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CROSSROAD STATION
Saturday, October 17
8:00 p.m.

The band is strongly rooted in Jackson County. Their original music springs directly
from experiences here at home. Huge supporters of the Markay, Bass Player Robert Allen
and Lead Singer Erik McKinniss installed the sound system.
John Dunfee, Sr., John Dunfee, II, and Jared Davies round out this dynamic group,
which is rocketing up the charts. Look for their new CD.
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ANGELA PERLEY & THE HOWLIN' MOONS
Saturday, October 24
8:00 p.m.

Angela draws inspiration from country and western as well as pop rock and folk
for her Generation Y sound. Her strong, honest vocals are the perfect foil
for the hard driving, guitar slinging Howlin' Moons. Their latest CD, "Hey Kid,"
rose to #6 on the EuroAmerican Chart last March. The reviews are exciting.
This is our chance to catch a rising star.
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MADCAP PUPPET THEATRE
Saturday, October 31
2:00 p.m.

In "Once Upon A Clock," two boys attempt to unlock the secrets of their uncle's
mysterious clock shop. They're swept away to a land of exciting stories
but may get trapped in the clock without help from the audience. After the performance,
the actors will return to the stage to answer questions from the audience.
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AN AMERICAN SONG BOOK
Michael Shirtz
Saturday, November 7
8:00 p.m.

Performer, composer, educator, and conductor, Michael Shirtz shifts fluidly from jazz to contemporary to classical music. American Songbook highlights the great composers
and performers of the 20th Century such as Irving Berlin and Gershwin.
Shirtz along with Doug Neel, Kyle Turner, and Nelson Overtone will play a
century's worth of music in a single unforgettable evening.
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KENNY VALENTINE
Saturday, November 14
8:00 p.m.

Kenny's smooth and silky voice is perfectly complemented by his traveling
band of expert musicians. The Band, with Mark Slater on guitar, Ashley Good
on sax, Brian Rollins on bass and Jim Evans on drums, plays a wide variety
of familiar music sure to strike a chord with our audience. From soul to funk
to rhythm & blues to rock to the blues, Kenny sings it all.
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WOODWIND QUINTET
Sunday, November 22
2:00 p.m.

Members of the Ohio Valley Symphony, these musicians have performed for two
decades on stage at the Ariel Ann Carson Dater Performing Arts Centre in Gallipolis.
Director Lora Lynn Snow's oboe is perfectly balanced by Jackson resident Karen Elliott's bassoon. Rounding out the ensemble are Natalie Wehrle on clarinet,
Wendell Bobbs on flute, and Luke Zyla on horn.
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CHRISTMAS WITH A WELSH ACCENT
Sunday, December 13
2:00 p.m.

Dr. Greg Miller, University of Rio Grande, and the Welsh Youth Choir present this Christmas
show for children and adults. Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales" is
interwoven with seasonal song and traditional dance
for an afternoon certain to put everyone in the Holiday Spirit!
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BRASSQUINTET
Saturday, December 19
8:00 p.m.

This in-residence faculty brass quintet from Ohio University achieves the
ultimate in sound. Jason Roland Smith, who teaches tuba and euphonium,
teams with Lucas Rego Borges, trombone professor, as well as C. Scott Smith
who teaches horn and music theory and trumpet professor
John Schlabach to form the backbone of this group



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