From Post staff reports
McClain Christian Academy is once again bringing some of Nashvilles best songwriters and entertainers to Lebanon for the third annual Music at the Mill featuring Josh Turner and many other performers on Saturday, Feb. 11.
The event has garnered a stellar reputation for its intimate atmosphere and unique perspective into the stories and inspiration behind some of country musics top hits and a chance to hear those stories directly from the writers who experienced them.
This years line-up includes Josh Turner, famous for his hits Long Black Train, Would You Go With Me, Why Dont We Just Dance and more. With Turner are artists and songwriters Richie McDonald, Joey+Rory, Kevin Denney, Mandy Barnett, Sal Gonzalez and Jason Lee McKinney.
McDonald was the lead singer of the country group Lonestar and is known for hits such as Im Already There, My Front Porch Looking In, and much more.
Joey+Rory are a husband-wife duo who have released three studio albums to-date and appeared on CMTs 2008 show Can You Duet. Songs by Joey+Rory include Some Beach, written by the duo and performed by Blake Shelton, Cheater Cheater and Thats Important to Me.
Denney is a songwriter who penned hits for Tracy Byrd and Craig Morgan, including performing his own singles, Thats Just Jesse and Cadillac Tears. Barnett is the star of the stage production AlwaysPatsy Cline while also releasing two studio albums Mandy Barnett and Sweet Dreams.
Gonzalez has written songs such as Heroes, Losing You and River Bank while McKinney is known for hits Firefly, Sounds Like Me, Lord Knows and Middle of Nowhere.
There are three seating opportunities at The Mill at Lebanon for the event, and many sponsorship opportunities for individuals and local businesses to help raise money for the local private school.
Tickets may be purchased for three tiers of seating with Tier Three, $35, being general admission; Tier Two, $60, and Tier One, $125, being preferred seating in the front, dinner, a VIP gift and artist meet and greet after the show.
Individuals and small businesses may also donate at least $275 to be awarded sponsorship and receive two Tier Two seats and sponsor recognition at the event. Larger sponsorship packages are available for businesses up to $5,000.
Doors open for the event at 6 p.m. for VIP ticket holders and at 6:30 for all others with the show starting promptly thereafter. Tickets are available, and to purchase, call 444-2678 or email email@example.com.