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Wednesday, 11 July 2012 13:53

Gibson Brothers bring bluegrass to Franklin

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The Gibson Brothers, a traditional bluegrass band, will perform at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. July 20.

The Gibson Brothers are widely recognized as among the finest brother duet in bluegrass music today. Eric and Leigh Gibson are accompanied by Mark Barber on bass, Clayton Campbell on fiddle, and Joe Walsh on mandolin. At the 2011 IBMA Awards, the Gibson Brothers were recognized as Vocal Group of the Year, and their album, Help My Brother, was named Album of the Year. Help My Brother was also named the 2012 SPGMA Album of the year, with the title track awarded Song of the Year.

The concert is sponsored in part by the Tourism and Development Committee of Franklin and Nantahala.

Tickets are $15 each. To purchase tickets, stop by the theatre’s box office at 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin or visit the center’s website.

www.GreatMountainMusic.com or 866.273.4615.

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