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Kody NorrisKody Norris & the Watauga Mountain Boys will be at the American Legion Post 238 in Hughesville, Maryland on Sunday January 11, 2015. Presented by Jay Armsworthy & the Sons of the American Legion, the American Legion Bluegrass concert series is still the best Bluegrass bargain in town at $15.00 per person. The show will begin at 2 pm with show host, Jay Armsworthy & Woody Norris. Doors open at Noon.

Kody Norris & the Watauga Mountain Boys is a traditional bluegrass band from Mountain City, Tennessee area. As the band travels around the country, they are often compared to the bluegrass bands of yesteryear, because no matter where you see this band, they are always sharply dressed, and when it comes to playing Traditional 'Mountain Sound' of bluegrass music, they play it like it should be played. In there shows, they include acoustic and old time gospel music as well.

Kody Norris has made appearances on RFD TV with the Cumberland Highlanders Show. He has also filled in and played with Dr. Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys, Ralph Stanley II, Vince Combs & The Shadetree Bluegrass Boys, Clint Howard & Doc Watson, Sammy Adkins & The Sandy Hook Mountain Boys just to name a few. Not bad for a young man of 22 years of age. The Watauga Mountain Boys have made appearances at the Cabin Fever Pickin Party, Hampton, VA, at the Central Virginia Family Bluegrass Music Festival, Amelia, VA, Bluegrass Brothers Festival, Elkton, VA, and Mr. 'B's' Bluegrass Festival, Beaverdam, VA. The Watauga Mountain Boys have also made appearances on the 'Song of the Mountains' Bluegrass Concert' which airs on over 190 PBS stations nationwide. This tremendously popular bluegrass and old time music concert series comes from the Lincoln Theater in Marion, Virginia and is hosted by Tim White.

Opening the show will be "cuzin's", Jay Armsworthy & Woody Norris doing some of the old, ‘brother style’ Bluegrass duets. A treat not to be missed.

The American Legion Post 238 is located on the corner of Rt. 381 & Rt. 231 in Hughesville. The doors will open at noon. A Pork Chop dinner will be available for sale before the show by the Sons of the American Legion.

For more information, tickets, and directions, go to www.americanlegionbluegrass.com or call 301-737-3004. All paid tickets will be held at the door for pick up on the day of the show. You can purchase them in advance by sending a check or money order to: “Jay Armsworthy”, PO Box 741, California, MD. Also non-perishable food donations will be accepted for the Helping Hands Food Bank in Southern Maryland, which is greatly appreciated.

Other upcoming shows in the series of American Legion Bluegrass include, by popular demand, the award winning Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out will come to us on Sunday February 15, 2015; and closing out the series will be legendary Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver on Sunday March 8. As always, our sound man will be Troy Jones.

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