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More than 27 years ago Alan Jackson was one of several “hat guys” who ambushed the country music scene. While many of those “hats” ruffled some of the traditionalist elements of country music, Jackson didn’t. Sure, the holes in his tight fitting jeans raised some of the eyebrows of the Grand Ole Opry set, but his music was striking the right chords, note by note, lyric by lyric.
When “The Man in Black” show starring Shawn Barker first played Laughlin about nine years ago, the cast included a link to the original “Man in Black” when Johnny Cash’s Tennessee Three drummer, W.S. Holland, shared the stage with Barker. That was a testimonial to end testimonials. If Holland thought enough of Barker’s portrayal of his dear departed friend to agree to do these few special shows then who was anyone else to argue.
Area foodies who want to indulge their passion for all manner of culinary pleasures are invited to attend the Bullhead Area Chamber Ambassadors’ 7th Annual Taste of Bullhead “Puttin’ on the Ritz” set for the Avi Grand Ballroom within the Avi Resort Casino on Sat, Feb 25(4 p.m.-9 p.m. NV; 5 p.m.-10 p.m. AZ).
The 23rd Avi Kwa Ame Pow Wow is about a coming together….a bonding of different Native American tribes to preserve a culture and heritage. It is also a competition where dancers dance, traditionalists sing songs of lament and victory, and drummers drum to see who best conveys their artistic messages.