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Restoration Community Outreach benefit concert Saturday

Musicians from Nashville area will present a benefit concert July 19, for Restoration Community Outreach, Inc.  Featured musician and songwriter will be Randy Finchum. 

Other musicians are Lucio Ditoro, and a Sweet Adelines Quartet.  

The event starts with a silent auction at 5 p.m. Local businesses and individuals in east Davidson and west Wilson counties have provided items and services to be auctioned. 

The music will begin at 6 p.m. with guitarist and songwriter Lucio Ditoro. In addition to guitarist and accomplished songwriter, add acting to Lucio’s list of talents. After his first audition at Studio Encore, he won a full scholarship. He has appeared in music videos for Buck Trent, Kentucky Headhunters, Marty Stuart, Lacy J. Dalton and Travis Tritt.

A Sweet Adelines quartet, Some Assembly Required,  will follow Lucio. They are a barbershop quartet formed in June 2012. Besides doing performances, they compete as a quartet each Spring in the regional Sweet Adelines competition.  They are part of Metro Nashville Chorus of Sweet Adelines International.  Pam Kemp sings Lead, Denice French  Tenor, Kay Crouch baritone, and Ruth McCarver bass.

Featured from 7 to 8 p.m. will be Randy Finchum. Randy is a graduate of the Music Technology Program at Nashville State Community College and a “Smokin’ Hit Songwriter Winner.” 

Currently a staff writer and Manager of Publishing for Oden’s Row Music in Nashville, Randy has written with everybody . . . and now has several independent cuts. A bass player and back-up vocalist, Randy has been on the Nashville music scene for over 20 years. 

Tickets will be on sale at the door and will cover a meal of BBQ, chips, drink and dessert. Ticket duplicates will be used for the drawing of door prizes at the end of the evening. To win a door prize, the person must be present.  

Restoration Community Outreach, Inc. is a Community Development Center at 12007 Lebanon Road, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. Tutoring and Preventive Maintenance are the two major programs of the organization. Children and youth who have been a part of the programs will be recognized during the evening.  

The benefit concert will be in the Shankle Center of Hermitage Church of the Nazarene, 4151 Saundersville Road, Hermitage, Tennessee.  For further information, contact Dean Jackson at (615)754-7777 or (615)604-4025.

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