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Mel Tillis to perform fundraising concert at Mill Town Music Hall

Mel Tillis to perform fundraising concert at Mill Town Music Hall

BREMEN, Ga. -- Legendary entertainer Mel Tillis will take the stage at Mill Town Music Hall on Friday, July 25 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket sales from the show will benefit the Harold Shedd Music Mill Gallery. Tillis worked with his long-time friend and Bremen-native Harold Shedd while at the Music Mill Studio in Nashville, Tenn. The Harold Shedd Music Gallery is scheduled to open later in 2014.

Thirty-six of Tillis’ songs have reached Top 10 status (with nine going to Number One). Some of his Top 10 Hits include "I Ain't Never," "Good Woman Blues" and "Coca-Cola Cowboy." In 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Tillis the National Medal of Arts for his contributions to country music.

Fans ‘could not ask for more’ as Sara Evans takes Mill Town stage

Fans ‘could not ask for more’ as Sara Evans takes Mill Town stage

BREMEN, Ga. -- Multi-platinum-selling recording artist Sara Evans is set to perform at Mill Town Music Hall on Friday, July 18 at 8 p.m. Evans continues to show no signs of slowing down supporting her critically acclaimed seventh studio album Slow Me Down.

Over the years, Evans has developed a reputation for delivering thoroughly satisfying albums full of great songs brought to life by her distinctive voice. She’s sold nearly six million records and her last four albums have been certified Gold, Platinum or multi-Platinum. She’s scored five No. 1 hits, among them "Suds in the Bucket," "A Real Fine Place to Start," "No Place That Far" and "A Little Bit Stronger."

Local author's novel published posthumously

Local author's novel published posthumously

ROME, Ga. -- The Greater Rome Convention & Visitors Bureau will honor a local author whose novel was published after his death.

Lords of the North Kingdom: Blood and Stone is the first novel in a planned adventure series. Its author, Jason Fordham, died of cancer last September at age 39.

Rome's Last Stop Gift Shop will hold a book debut event for Lords of the North Kingdom on Thursday, July 10 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Jim Curry published the book in Fordham's memory.

"Jason was an avid reader, actor, director, producer, game designer and writer, to mention only a few of his creative and intellectual endeavors," Curry said. "While most of his life's work was devoted to community theater, Jason was just as passionate about his other pursuits."

‘The Heart Behind the Music’ highlights talent of 4 country stars

‘The Heart Behind the Music’ highlights talent of 4 country stars

BREMEN, Ga. -- Mill Town Music Hall welcomes “The Heart Behind The Music” tour featuring four prominent country musicians on Thursday, July 17 at 7:30 p.m.

Concert attendees will be entertained by Deana Carter, Billy Dean, Teddy Gentry and Bryan White who will share stories and perform songs from their music catalogue.

The four country music stars will perform individually and collectively, as they share the stories behind the hits they wrote:

Deana Carter broke through in 1996 with the release of her debut album, Did I Shave My Legs for This?, which sold more than 5 million copies. Since then, Carter's albums have accounted for 14 hit singles, including three which reached Number One on the Billboard country charts: Strawberry Wine, We Danced Anyway and How Do I Get There. In 2013, she released her latest album Southern Way of Life.

‘Grits and Glamour’ tour coming to Mill Town

‘Grits and Glamour’ tour coming to Mill Town

BREMEN, Ga. -- Veteran recording artists Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan will captivate the audience with their own country format, style and flair at Mill Town Music Hall on Saturday, June 28 at 8 p.m.

Both Tillis and Morgan grew up running around backstage at the Opry as children of their famous father musicians, the legendary Mel Tillis and the late Opry star George Morgan. The opening act will be 23-year old Logan Brill, who is an up-and-coming talent from Nashville.

Both artists combined have sold more than 18 million records, which include 28 Top 10 hits, and have had more than 12 No. 1 songs. They have an impressive list of accomplishments such as Grammy and Country Music Awards, movie and television credits and Broadway appearances. These women not only carry on the legacies of their famous fathers, they continue to turn heads and make hearts beat.

Sara Evans to perform at Mill Town Music Hall

Sara Evans to perform at Mill Town Music Hall

BREMEN, Ga. -- Multi-platinum-selling recording artist Sara Evans is set to perform at Mill Town Music Hall on Friday, July 18 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale on Thursday, May 22 at 10 a.m.

Evans continues to show no signs of slowing down supporting her critically acclaimed seventh studio album Slow Me Down. Over the years, Evans has developed a reputation for delivering thoroughly satisfying albums full of great songs brought to life by her distinctive voice.

David Phelps to bring his signature tenor to Mill Town Music Hall

David Phelps to bring his signature tenor to Mill Town Music Hall

BREMEN, Ga. -- The multi-talented David Phelps will bring his remarkable vocal range and  his ability to create songs that imitate the Ultimate Life to Mill Town Music Hall on Saturday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Phelps’ melodies have been sung at Carnegie Hall, the White House and on numerous award-winning Gaither “Homecoming” collections.

Phelps is known for having an eclectic style that is sure to appeal to all musical preferences from gospel, country, contemporary and even classical.  Growing up in the tumbleweeds of Tomball, Texas, in a musical and faith-filled family, Phelps exhibited a gift in vocal performance at a young age.  Phelps went on to complete a music degree from Baylor University.