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Newton & Thomas to Headline Pickin’ in the Park

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Mark Newton and Steve ThomasFredericksburg, VA -- Mark Newton & Steve Thomas will headline the Miller Lite Presents Celebrate Virginia Live Concert Series - Pickin’ in the Park on Saturday, September 14, 2013. The event will take place at the Pancho Villa Pavilion in Central Park in Fredericksburg, VA. Ticket prices begin at $15.00 for General Admission with several reserved seating options available. Advance tickets can be purchased now by phone at 1-800-514-3849 or in person at Legends Sports Grille at Cosner’s Corner located at 9969 Jefferson Davis Hwy in Fredericksburg.

Doors will open for Pickin’ in the Park at 3:00 pm and the show will start at 3:30 pm with performances by: Newton & Thomas (6:45 pm), Jackass Flats (8:30 pm), Brokedown Boys (6:00 pm), Blue Dogs (4:45 pm), and Love Canon (3:30 pm). For more information, please visit or like them on Facebook.

Mark Newton is originally from Fredericksburg, but now makes his home in the Nashville, TN area. “I always look forward to performing in my hometown and it is always a pleasure to see friends and family,” said Mark. “This is a coming home of sorts for me as I only perform in the area a couple of times a year, so I am really looking forward to this event.”

Newton & Thomas are celebrating their new album, REBORN on Pinecastle Records that includes the hit single, “Old McDonald Sold The Farm.” This popular tune is currently on Sirius XM Radio’s Bluegrass Junction Most Played Tracks chart and on this week's Bluegrass Today Top 20 song chart where it has reached the #1 spot four times since the single was released.

“Old McDonald Sold The Farm” has also been released as a music video. Fans can view the video below, on youtube,, the band’s website and many other locations.

For a complete tour schedule and more information on REBORN, please visit

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