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‘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.

Third Eye Blind, Panic! at the Disco to perform at UWG

Third Eye Blind, Panic! at the Disco to perform at UWG

CARROLLTON, Ga. -- Two very popular music groups will perform at the University of West Georgia this week.

Third Eye Blind and Panic! at the Disco will play at the UWG Coliseum on Thursday, Apr. 3. Doors open at 7 p.m., with the concert scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.

The show is open to the public. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 on the day of the concert. For UWG students, the price drops to $15 in advance and $20 day-of.

The concert is hosted by UWG's Center for Student Involvement.

Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

Kids encouraged to 'Plug into Nature'

(WXIA) -- The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has brought back its Give Wildlife a Chance Poster Contest for 2014.

This year's theme is Plug into Nature, emphasizing the importance of experiencing wildlife and plants firsthand.

All Georgia students in grades kindergarten through 5 are invited to enter the contest. The top 12 winners' posters will be displayed on the DNR's Flickr site and at the Go Fish Education Center in Perry during the first two weeks in May.

Contest entries are due Apr. 16. Three winners will be picked in four categories (kindergarten, grades 1-2, grades 3-4, grade 5).

Visit georgiawildlife.com for more information about the contest.

Like 'Dust in the Wind,' Kansas to blow through Mill Town Music Hall

Like 'Dust in the Wind,' Kansas to blow through Mill Town Music Hall

BREMEN, Ga. -- Kansas, one of the most popular bands in the 1970’s and 80’s, will be performing at Mill Town Music Hall stage on Saturday, Mar. 8 at 7:30 p.m. The award-winning band will pull from their 40-years in the making catalog of hits.

Celebrating their 40th year as a band in 2013, Kansas burst onto the music scene in 1974 with their self-titled album. The band has produced eight Gold albums, three sextuple-Platinum albums, one Platinum live album and million-selling gold single, Dust in the Wind.  In addition, Carry On Wayward Son was the number one most played track on classic rock stations in 1997. Kansas appeared on the Billboard charts for over 200 consecutive weeks throughout the ‘70’s and ‘80’s.