Saturday February 9, 2019
Valentine's Concert with Dick Smith & Family
Dick Smith, J. Gary Smith, Ryan Smith, Will Lynde, Arden Johnson
August to April Series
Festival Concert Hall
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Round Top Festival Institute's Annual Bybee Library Fundraiser
and Valentine's Concert with Dick Smith and Family
Dedicated to Charles Whitaker
At 2:00 PM on Saturday, February 9, Festival Hill presents an afternoon of Show Tunes and Love... Broadway Memories
starring Dick Smith. Joining Mr. Smith on stage will be Dick's daughter Ryan Smith and brother J. Gary Smith
. Also in the "family" are Arden Johnson and Will Lynde. The benefit concert is being dedicated to Charles Whitaker, friend of Festival Hill and much-loved performer during past Valentine's Concert performances. See Dedication
J. Gary Smith
has decades of experience in the music recording business in Nashville and has developed some of the industry's finest talent. Smith took Andy Griggs to #1 twice on the charts managing and producing his album "You Won't Ever be Lonely." J. Gary has worked with a remarkable list of names including legends Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Jerry Reed, Kevin Sharp, John Rich, The Little River Band, Chalee Tennison, Carolina Rain and the list goes on.
At 3:00 PM, following the one-hour benefit performance, join Festival Hill staff and friends on the Concert Hall stage for a reception with refreshing drinks and delectable Valentine treats from the Festival Hill Kitchen. Adopt a book of your choice to be placed in the Faith P. and Charles L. Bybee Library as part of the Adopt-a-Book Program
. Bid on special silent auction items. Your ticket enters you in a drawing for a chance to win fantastic door prizes.