8 performers scheduled for outdoor concert in LaFayette

8 performers scheduled for outdoor concert in LaFayette

September 16th, 2011 by Staff Report in Chattnow Music


What: Queen City Fest.

When: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday.

Where: LaFayette Recreation Department, 638 S. Main St.

Admission: Free.

Phone: 706-639-3234.

Email: info@k4c.info.

Website: www.QueenCityFest.com.

Jack Pearson, an A-list guitarist who played with the Allman Brothers Band from 1997 to 1999, will headline Saturday's Queen City Fest, an outdoor music festival in LaFayette, Ga.

Pearson, who plays lead and slide guitar with a blues/rock edge, is also a singer, songwriter and producer.

Over his multidecade career, the Nashville native has worked with Vince Gill, Jimmy Buffett, Amy Grant, Faith Hill, Ronnie Milsap and The Jordanaires, among others.

Pearson will be preceeded onstage by singer/songwriter Angel Snow. Snow has written several songs for bluegrass great Alison Krauss and regularly opens shows for Krauss and her band, Union Station.

Other acts scheduled to appear are the Dennis Brown Project, folk singer Martha Ann Brooks, Christian rock band Iron Horse Society, keyboardist Tim Veazey, rocker Vic Burgess and country stars Robby Hopkins Band.

Food will be provided by exclusive vendor JR's Grill. Coca-Cola products and baked goods also will be available for purchase.

Activities for children include face painting and an inflatable; both have a small fee. The stage will be set up next to the Rec Department playground.

Admission is free, with concession sales benefiting Kids 4 Christ. The LaFayette ministry provides weekly Bible classes, school-supplies giveaway and a free after-school academic program for at-risk youth.