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ACMA Presents the 18th Annual Leon Kiser Concert February 22nd

Leon KiserBristol, TN/VA -- The Appalachian Cultural Music Association will present the 18th Annual Leon Kiser Memorial-Tribute Concert on Saturday, February 22nd at the Foundation Event Facility in Bristol, Tennessee. Proceeds from the concert go to two scholarships at East Tennessee State University for their bluegrass, old time and country music program. The scholarships are the Benny Sims Scholarship and the ACMA Leon Kiser Memorial Scholarship. The concert will feature bluegrass, old-time, gospel and country bands performing.

ACMA Presents 17th Annual Leon Kiser Concert Feb. 23rd

Leon KiserBristol, TN/VA -- The Appalachian Cultural Music Association announces the “17th Annual Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Concert” which will be held Saturday, February 23rd at the Foundation Event Facility at 620 State Street in downtown Bristol, TN. Proceeds from this event go to fund the “Benny Sims and ACMA’s Leon Kiser Scholarships at ETSU.

ACMA Presents Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show Saturday, Feb 25

Leon KiserBristol, TN/VA -- The 16th Annual Leon Kiser Memorial Tribute Show will honor Emily Spencer, The McPeak Brothers, Stoneman Family, Vanover Sisters, and Harry Esenwine for their contributions to Bluegrass music. Enjoy music from White Top Mountain, The McPeak Brothers, The Stonemans, Breaking Tradition, Lightnin' Charlie, ETSU Bluegrass and Old Time Bands, and many others. The Appalachian Cultural Music Association (ACMA) will present their annual memorial concert at the Paramount Theatre in Bristol, Tennessee on Saturday, February 25th. The concert is named in memory of the late Leon Kiser who was bandleader of his group the Holston Mountain Boys for over thirty years. Kiser was also a local legend who not only performed bluegrass music but also was a promoter of the music as well in the regions of East Tennessee and Southwestern Virginia. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the ETSU Bluegrass, Old Time, and Country Music Scholarship Fund. Tickets $15 Reserved.

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