Steelin' Country at Madrid Community Park Wednesday night
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 3:03 pm

MADRID -- The Madrid Dam Summer Music Series continues Aug. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. with Steelin’ Country.

The concert takes place the Madrid Community Park, with a rain location of the Madrid Community Building. Admission is free, donations are accepted.

The band is made up of several area musicians who play covers and original country tunes. Their covers include music by Johnny Cash, Ray Price, Connie smith and Merle Haggard.

Band members include Kirk Robinson on pedal steel guitar, Michelle Bresett on rhythm guitar and vocals, Terry Robinson on electric guitar, Alex Hammond on percussion and vocals, Josh Barkley on keyboard or bass guitar, and Dale Planty on rhythm guitar and vocals.

One of the goals of the band has been to spread the gospel of classic country music to younger generations.

“Michelle, as a local high school teacher, is pleased to have some of her recent students joining the band for summer performances, organizers said. “Terry and Kirk are father and son, and also grandfather and uncle to Alex, truly making this band a family affair.”

Looking ahead, “That’s Entertainment with Dawna and Bob” is on tap for Aug. 24. Their music is described as Americana.

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