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Megan Jean and the KFB

Border Bash to host Megan Jean & The KFB and Underhill Rose!

July 16, 2012

ATTENTION — Border Bash has been moved inside to 620 State Street tonight, no Children or Vendors on State but still come down for LIVE MUSIC starting at 7pm!!!

Set in Historic Downtown Bristol, Border Bash continues on Friday July 20, 2012 in the 600 block of State Street. The evening’s events will start with children’s activities, crafters, and concessions at 6PM. Live music begins at 7:00PM with Underhill Rose followed up by Megan Jean & The KFB around 8:30PM. As always, Border Bash is free to the public!

Megan Jean & The KFB — Hard-touring, foot-stompin', guitar beatin, upright lickin, washboard scratchin,' banjo pickin' madness with a voice like you just ain't heard before. Charleston, SC-based duo Megan Jean & the KFB arrange a demented blend of gypsy, circus, americana, and the avant-garde that has been freaking out audiences all over America! It's a new-ish sound that's all their own, and it must be seen to be believed! And for the doubters, melt your hearts of ice, for a duo, yes a duo can rattle the rafters twice as nice! Salty road dogs for many years past, ask a believer and don't be the last to know! It's a helluva show! www.meganjean.net

Underhill Rose -The incomparable harmony of their soaring, sultry vocals, prolific lyrics and unique fusion of Americana, bluegrass, R&B, and roots music makeup the “heartfelt country soul” Underhill Rose has become known for. The Asheville, N.C. based trio is led by Eleanor Underhill, an accomplished lyricist and banjo picker with an alluring, smoky voice and Molly Rose, the powerful songstress with a soaring vocal range and dazzling stage presence. The addition of bass player Salley Williamson produces an impressive third harmony to this lovely trinity. http://www.underhillrose.com/

The event is hosted by Believe in Bristol, Birthplace of Country Music Alliance, and Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Sponsors for 2012 are: Appalachian Region — AACA, Bank of Tennessee, Bristol Herald Courier, Bristol Virginia Utilities, Blakley-Mitchell, Campbell Printing, Citizens Bank, City of Bristol, TN, City of Bristol, VA, Coca-Cola Distributing, Cranberry Lane, Cumulus, Dent K. Burk Associates, Edward Jones Investments — Rob Simis & Greg Fahn, Express AV Productions, First Tennessee Foundation, Inari Wines, J.A. Street and Associates, Kerr-Boswell Inc., Kil’n Time Pottery, Merrill-Lynch, Nash & Powers Insurance, Penn Stuart, Serendipity, Spiegler Blevins & Company, Strongwell, Tom & Barbara Smith, Tri-City Tent and Event, Wal-Mart, News 5 and William and Brenda Johnstone.

For more information, visit believeinbristol.org, birthplaceofcountrymusic.org, or bristolrhythm.com or call (423) 573-2200 or (423) 573-4898.