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GSC Bluegrass Band Performing at Pioneer Grille

For Immediate Release: February 22, 2012

Contact: Annette Barnette
Public Relations & Marketing Director
Glenville State College
Glenville, WV
(304) 462-6391

Glenville, WV – The Glenville State College Bluegrass Band is a regular at a Glenville restaurant. The band members are performing in the Pioneer Grille restaurant dining room every Thursday night from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. through April 19th excluding March 8th and 29th, April 5th and 26th, and May 3rd. The group will also be performing on Saturday nights from 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on March 31st, April 28th, May 26th, and July 4th.

GSC Bluegrass Band

Members of the GSC Bluegrass Band, (L-R) Richie Jones, Carol Belknap, Jordan Young, and Ryan Spangenberg, performing at the Pioneer Grille in Glenville, West Virginia.

“We are thrilled to have the GSC Bluegrass Band performing at the Pioneer Grille. They are truly Glenville’s best kept secret, and we invite everyone to come out and see them,” said Pioneer Grille Manager Brian Kennedy.

“This is a great opportunity for the GSC Bluegrass Band members to perform in a real-world environment and interact with community members. We all want to thank the Pioneer Grille staff for supporting us,” said GSC Bluegrass Music Degree Program Director Megan Darby.

The Glenville State College Bluegrass Program is the world’s first four-year bachelor of arts degree in bluegrass music. “Members of the program are selected through an audition process and truly become masters of bluegrass. Along with lessons, workshops, and performance, the band attends many festivals and volunteers at different community enrichment activities,” said Darby.

For more information on the GSC Bluegrass Band or the degree program, contact Darby at Megan.Darby@glenville.edu or at (304) 462-6342.

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