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Evening Shade benefit BBQ set for Aug. 28

Sunday, August 28, 2011

The City of Evening Shade will host a benefit program on Sunday, Aug. 28, featuring BBQ and entertainment at the Evening Shade School Gymnasium.

The $7 BBQ meal, served from noon to 4 p.m., will feature BBQ pork, baked beans, potato salad or chips, coleslaw, desert and a drink.

At 1 p.m., David Lynn Jones will take the stage, presenting Gospel and country favorites.

Born in Bexar, Ark., Jones is an American Country Music singer-songwriter.

Between 1987 and 1994, he released four studio albums and charted four singles on the Billboard Hot Country Singles and Tracks chart.

His highest charting single, "Bonnie Jean (Little Sister)," peaked at number 10 in 1987. As a songwriter, Jones wrote "Living in the Promiseland," which was a number one hit for Willie Nelson.

Proceeds from this event will help pay for the entertainment at the upcoming Evening Shade Fall Festival set for Saturday, Sept. 17. Craft vendors are welcome.

Call Kimberly Graddy at 870-321-1450 for more information.

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