Free 'Redhead Express' concert at Curtis on Thursday

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

CURTIS, Nebraska -- The Curtis community and regional public is invited to attend a free college concert with modern country music sounds on Thursday, Sept. 12.

The "Redhead Express" is four sister musicians who play guitar, dobro, mandolin, banjo, fiddle andvocals among other talents. The Tennessee-based group has performed with their family, "The Walker Family," which includes nine talented family members, and has entertained audiences at more than 1,300 county fairs, concerts, and festivals the last six years.

"The popular band will be our kickoff concert for the 2013-2014 school year at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA), and we invite the public to join in this entertaining event," said Scott Mickelsen, PhD, NCTA's Associate Dean."It should be a very relaxing and entertaining eveningfor the entire family."

Entertainment begins at 7 p.m., Mickelsen said. Refreshments will be available.

Redhead Express, under the guidance of producer Paul Worley, excels in a genre of stars such as the Dixie Chicks, Martina McBride, Sara Evans, Collin Raye and Lady Antebellum. Many of the songs are written by lead vocalist Kendra Walker,

Their music is described as an American Roots Music Show (country, old country, bluegrass, old timey, Irish, gospel).Redhead Express is comprised of Kendra, 22, guitar, lead singer and songwriter; LaRae,21, banjo and 'utility' player,"Alisa, 19, plays fiddle and mandolin, and Meghan, 16, playing bass guitar.

Come and join the fun! Parking is available immediately south of the Student Unionalso called"The Barn" on Seventh and University Streets, or at the large lot north of the Education Center.Further information is available at the Dean's office at (308) 367-5200.

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