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November 21, 2014

Pell City ScooterFest to help local musician

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Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014 11:35 pm | Updated: 11:42 pm, Thu Jul 3, 2014.

A gathering of friends and fellow musicians invite you to join in the event they’ve named ScooterFest taking place Saturday at The Beacon at First United Methodist Church in Pell City.

The evening, hosted by Alabama Musicians Care, begins at 5 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. with live music, food, lots of other fun and prizes for an admission fee of $10, which will be used to assist Pell City musician Scooter Oi with medical expenses.

Children under age 12 are admitted at no charge.

Among those appearing for the benefit is Gordon Kennedy, a Grammy Award winning songwriter and producer who co-wrote “Change the World” and produced Peter Frampton’s album “Fingerprints.”

He has written songs and played with performers who include Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley, Garth Brooks, Bruce Hornsby, Ricky Skaggs, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Alison Krauss and many others.

Also on the list of entertainers are the gospel group The White Brothers from First Baptist Church of Pell City; Gypsy Cab Company, a local blues band featuring Jamison Taylor, Kyle Shelton and Johnnie Layfield; and The Iron City Pickers, a five-piece bluegrass group.

A full concession stand will also feature hot dogs and special “Curtis Dogs” from Royal Foods of Pell City.

There will be door prizes and a silent auction, with donated prizes and auction items including four tickets for a Peter Frampton concert July 18 in Tuscaloosa, guided bass fishing outings on Logan Martin Lake, a spray truck bed liner from Richey’s Body Shop, two full auto detailing vouchers from Tom Williams Lexus, an oil change and tire rotation from Express Oil in Pell City and a variety and large assortment of gift cards from Pell City businesses.

The Beacon is located at 2200 Third Ave. N. in Pell City.

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