Dateline: August 22, 2023 – The 2023 Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Concert Series will conclude on Thursday, September 28 at 7:00 pm with a performance by Larry Sparks & The Lonesome Ramblers. The concert will be held at Athens State University in McCandless Hall.
Larry Sparks is a dedicated leader for bluegrass music and is among the most widely known and respected touring musicians in bluegrass and gospel music today. He began his career in the mid-1960s as a guitarist with the Stanley Brothers and later became lead vocalist for Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys. Larry went on to form his own band in 1969, The Lonesome Ramblers. He has recorded and toured with his band for nearly 50 years, releasing over 60 albums and delighting countless fans with his soulful vocals and unparalleled musicianship.
Tickets for the show are $15.00 for adults/$5.00 for children and can be purchased by visiting www.TVOTFC.org or calling the office of University Advancement at 256-233-8215.
This event is sponsored by the Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention Steering Committee, with funding provided in part by the Muscle Shoals National Heritage Area, the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and the National Endowment of the Arts, a federal agency.
The lineup for the 2024 Fiddlers Concert Series will be announced this fall.