Concert set in Akron April 17

Concert set in Akron April 17 An afternoon of country, gospel, and variety music is planned Sunday, April 17 in Akron, IA at 2 p.m. at the Ye Olde Opera House featuring nationally renowned Nash-ville singer/songwriter Terry S. Smith who is famous for Johnny Cash's recording of Far Side Banks of Jordan. He is also the National Traditional Country Music Association Songwriter of the Year in 1995 and 1996. Terry has had his songs recorded by June Carter Cash, Kitty Wells, Oak Ridge Boys, Statler Brothers, Roy Acoff, Chris Ledoux, and Allison Krause.

He is a very sought after entertainer by the traditional country music festivals held throughout the nation and New Zealand. He will be backed up by Rick and Harriette Andersen of Underwood, IA. They have been back up duo for international, national and local fiddlers, singers and instrumentalists for 14 years and have attended the Old Time Fiddlers Contest in Yankton held in September for many years. They will also back up Elaine Peacock of Elk Point, who is a Nashville recording artist and Nebraska Country Music Foundation 1995 Gospel Singer and second place songwriter. Elaine sings regularly in the tri-state area, does a Patsy Cline song tribute and is a square dance caller.

Also appearing will be local talent Jim Henriksen singer, square dance caller and sound man, and pianist, Wanda Jilderda from Elk Point; and Frontier Justice Band member and Akron native, Denny Feauto of Sioux City, IA; with special guests The Mellow D's Larry and Karen Doran, McCool, NE who are Nebraska Country Music Foundation's 2004 Top Duet and Songwriter and 2003 Top Male Vocalist and 2nd Place Songwriter.

Come early for a great seat � admission at the door is $10 for adults and $5 for ages 15 and under. Contact Elaine Peacock 605-356-2069 or email

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