Hughesville, MD – On Sunday February 10, Jay Armsworthy and the Sons of the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, MD will feature the second performance in the Bluegrass series. The most requested Bluegrass band to ever perform in the series, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, returns for another year. The show starts at 2:00 pm.
The International Bluegrass Music Association’s (IBMA) most awarded Male Vocalist of the Year (5-time career), Russell Moore, is truly at the top of his game. Fronting one of the most popular bands in bluegrass history; Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out are also one of the genres most awarded and influential groups in modern day bluegrass, having set an industry standard for over 27 years. Joined by four unequivocally talented musicians with Wayne Benson on mandolin, Keith McKinnon on banjo, Jerry Cole on bass, and Nathan Aldridge on fiddle, this band continues to bring fresh music to the ears, while staying true to the tradition that has made them an industry favorite for a quarter century.
They have recorded 18 albums including Timeless Hits From The Past Bluegrassed, released exclusively in Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, and among Billboard’s Top 5 Selling Albums of 2013. They reached a new career milestone with their latest self-produced album, It’s About Tyme, which has been the fastest charting album in the band’s history, making its debut on the National Bluegrass Survey’s Top 15 Albums at #2 climbing to #1 the next month where it remained for an unprecedented SIX consecutive months! As journalist Jon Weisberger recently stated, “…it’s more than just longevity that gets Russell Moore’s name out front. The man is, to put it simply, one of the finest singers you’ll ever hear, and he makes it seem positively effortless
The doors open at Noon at the American Legion with food available for sale by the Sons of the American Legion. The show starts at 2:00 pm and tickets are available at the door for $20.00 per person, under the age of 12 admitted free with a paid adult. Although not required, non-perishable food donations will be collected for the Helping Hands Food Pantry of Southern Maryland. For more information on the show, please call 301-737-3004 or visit the website at www.americanlegionbluegass.com.