The I’ll Fly Away Foundation has announced the appointment of Tim Fink and Brittany Schaffer to their Advisory Board.
Celebrating 80 Years of the Greatest Gospel Song of All Time, the I’ll Fly Away Foundation Welcomes the Oak Ridge Boys to “The Shindig”
Tickets for the 1st Annual Music Shindig Go On Sale Today for Saturday, October 13th Event.
Rogers, Arkansas – July 9, 2012…Brumley Entertainment and the I’ll Fly Away Foundation will celebrate 80 years of the world’s most celebrated Gospel song of all time, “I’ll Fly Away” with the first annual “Shindig” featuring multi-platinum and Grammy winning recording artist The Oak Ridge Boys along with Dailey & Vincent and the Blackwood Brothers Quartet. The music event will take place on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at the John Q Hammons Center at 3303 Pinnacle Hills Parkway in Rogers, Arkansas. Music starts at 7:00 pm.
The Oak Ridge Boys are one of the most distinctive and recognizable recording groups of all time. Their many hits including “Elvira,” “Bobbie Sue,” “Dream On” and “Thank God for Kids,” are only a few of the songs which have reached millions while the group never left their Gospel roots. For over 50 years the Oak Ridge Boys have been entertaining audiences all over the world while bringing together the traditions of Gospel, Country and Pop in their music. Duane, Joe, William Lee and Richard have produced 12 Gold, 3 Platinum, 1 Double Platinum and dozens of #1 hits.
“It’s an honor to be included in a tribute to Albert E. Brumley. His legacy lives on because great music never dies,” said Duane Allen of The Oak Ridge Boys. Go to www.illflyawayfoundation.org to view an exclusive video with the Oak Ridge Boys and their Gospel roots.
“The Shindig” is one of the foundations most important fundraising events of the year raising very important proceeds to support music scholarships. The I’ll Fly Away Foundation hopes to raise enough funds to provide 25 students scholarships in 2013. Tickets go on sale Monday, July 9, 2012 and can be purchased by calling 1-888-462-6718 or by visiting www.illflyawayfoundation.org/shindig/. Levels include VIP Seating ($100), Artist Circle ($50) Gold Seating ($40) and Silver Seating ($30) All tickets are non-refundable and benefit the I’ll Fly Away Foundation. All seats reserved.
About the I’ll Fly Away Foundation:
The I’ll Fly Away Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to music education and preserving the legacy of “I’ll Fly Away,” one of the most recognized songs in the world ever recorded. The foundation is a 501c(3) which launched in 2011 in honor of Albert E. Brumley who wrote “I’ll Fly Away” in 1932. Brumley has been described as the pre-eminent gospel songwriter of the 20th century with over 600 published songs. Other titles included “Turn Your Radio On,” “I’ll Meet You in the Morning,” and “The World is Not My Home.” Brumley’s grand daughter, Betsy Brumley serves as its leader and has dedicated her life to creating opportunities to foster music education.For more information on the I’ll Fly Away Foundation go to www.illflyawayfoundation.org.
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