A Coal Miner’s Christmas with Dale Ann Bradley, Darron & Vanessa Nichols, and Cumberland River

The Cumberland River Academy of Bluegrass and Appalachian Music presents:
A Coal Miner’s Christmas in Pineville, KY

New “Sonny Dean” Scholarship Announced

The Cumberland River Academy of Bluegrass and Appalachian Music are proud to present the second annual student fundraiser: A Coal Miner’s Christmas. The event will be held at the Bell Theater located at 114 Kentucky Avenue, Pineville, Kentucky on Saturday, December 17 (7:30 pm) and Sunday, December 18, 2011 (2:30 pm).

This special event stars The Students of the Cumberland River Academy along with founding members Darron and Vanessa Nichols (Common Strings), and Dale Ann Bradley (Sunday), plus special guest Cumberland River (Sat).

Not only can attendees purchase tickets for only $10, but are now being offered a RESERVED TABLE SEATING option: $100 that includes 4 seats at a table on the side near the stage; or $200 that includes a reserved sponsor table for 4 in the center near the stage with service of special holiday treats, sweets, and drinks. The sponsor table includes recognition of your support for the work of the Academy. Tickets can be purchased in advance at Brown Paper Tickets here.

The organization is also proud to announce CUMBERLAND RIVER has partnered with The Cumberland River Academy in creating the “Sonny Dean Scholarship.” The scholarship is named after band member Jamie Dean’s father, Sonny Dean, who was a significant musical influence and mentor to Jamie along with CUMBERLAND RIVER band members, Joey Jones, Dustin Middleton and Jamie Stewart while growing up in Harlan, KY. The band recently added new member Brad Gulley to the line-up. Additional information on this scholarship will be announced soon.

For more information on The Cumberland River Academy, please visit their website.