Bluegrass singer-songwriter and band leader, Donna Hughes announced details of her performance at the Little John’s Mountain Music Festival. “I received a call this morning from our band members Brian and Maggie Stephens. Their daughter Lilly Kate was rushed to the hospital this morning and we are awaiting word on how this precious child is doing. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of them,” said Donna.
The Donna Hughes Band is set to perform at the Little John’s Mountain of Music Festival on Friday, September 3rd during the festival’s 3-day Labor Day weekend event. Joining Donna this weekend will be award-winning bass player and Alison Krauss & Union Station band member Barry Bales. Bales also provided his talents on Donna’s upcoming album, “Hellos, Goodbyes, and Butterflies,” produced by J.D. Crowe, and is due out October 12, 2010 on Rounder Records. Also joining Donna will be Mountain Heart band member and fiddler, Aaron Ramsey; Nick Keen from The Josh Williams Band on mandolin, and on banjo, Trevor Watson member of Lou Reid and Carolina.
The Little John’s Mountain Music Festival includes a star-studded line-up of talent including performances by: Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys, Tony Rice Unit, Blue Highway, Josh Williams Band, The Boxcars, The Churchman, The Bluegrass Brothers, Snyder Family, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Al Batten & The Bluegrass Reunion, and many more.
For more information on Donna Hughes, please visit: www.donnahughes.com
For festival information, please visit: www.littlejohnsmountainmusic.com