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Local favorite, Project X, to play FENCE Oktoberfest

Published 7:37pm Thursday, October 18, 2012

Saturday, Oct. 27
Cool weather and hot music come together for Oktoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 27 under the awesome FENCE covered arena.
Folks of all ages will enjoy the music of PROJECT X and Special Edition. The FENCE Covered Arena is located at 3381 Hunting Country Road in Tryon. The festival will run from 3- 9 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at FENCE. Tickets can also be purchased at La Bouteille located at 10 North Street in Tryon.
Band music will be provided by PROJECT X-Rock and Roll with an attitude. This group of seasoned professionals bring a mix of rock classics with a touch of the obscure, interlaced with originals by Carey Upton-making PROJECT X-The band to check out.
Along with Upton on guitar and keyboard, band members include Julie Miller on percussion and keyboard. Woody Cowan on bass, Carey Upton on drums and Brandon Upton on guitar.  Theron Farmer says, “We are also thrilled to have Special Edition which is definitely one of the finest groups of musicians in the upstate. They have played at local clubs, special events and downtown festivals over the past 16 years.”
Their music is soulful, classic and most of all very danceable. They play country, blues and rock music which is enjoyed by all ages.  Members include Gary Collins, lead guitarist; Mickey Rhythm, guitarist; Carey Upton, keyboard and guitar; Mark Burrell, drums; Bruce Caldwell, sax and Woody Cowan,  bass.
All are invited to dance the night away.
“Project X Band is ready to rock FENCE for Oktoberfest! We are excited for Oct. 27 and are working on new music that will be ready to perform,” said Julie Miller.  “This local event is going to be a fun-filled day of music diversity that is sure to please all ages.”
For more information about the event, call FENCE at 828-859-9021.
– article submitted by Theron Farmer

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