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John Michael Montgomery entering Kentucky Hall of Fame

Published March 18. 2010 05:00PM

John Michael Montgomery, who is coming to Penn's Peak on Sunday, May 16, will be inducted into the prestigious Kentucky Music Hall of Fame next year.

The new inductees were announced today by Robert Lawson, Kentucky Music Hall of Fame Executive Director along with Connie Hunt, event ceremony executive producer.

Others to be inducted include Keith Whitley, Patty Loveless, and Steve Wariner.

"This year's inductees include some of the most recognizable music artists in the world," says Lawson of the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame. "The ceremony taking place in April 2011 will feature performances by this year's class as well as some of this state's greatest music achievers."

About John Michael Montgomery:

With a musical career that spans twelve albums and a greatest hits package, John Michael Montgomery's overwhelming contribution to the country music format includes hits such as "I Swear," "Be My Baby Tonight," "I Can Love You Like That," "Sold (the Grundy County Auction Incident)" and "Life's A Dance," among many others. He's earned 15 number one singles, sold over 15 million albums and received numerous industry and fan-voted awards, three CMA Awards, five ACM Awards and an American Music Award.

'Johnny Cash' at Pines Dinner Theater

'Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash' will be performed at the Pines Dinner Theater, 448 North 17th Street. Allentown through May 30.

The performance is Wednesdays (in April and May), Thursday & Sunday (Dinner at noon, show at 2 p.m.). Also, evenings Friday & Saturday (Dinner 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m.)

This musical based on the characters and settings created by the legendary Johnny Cash in his songs comes to the Pines after a run on Broadway. The Ring of Fire score includes 38 of the Man in Black's biggest hits, including "I Walk the Line," "Hurt," "I've Been Everywhere," and of course "Ring of Fire."

Extras needed for Paramount movie

Interested in being in a major movie?

Seeking three males 17-22 years old for the lead roles in a new Paramount Vantage feature film, shooting Fall 2010.

Paramount says no experience is needed, but musical ability is a must.


DOUGLAS: A high school student from Italian American decent. Douglas is not very athletic, very much in the background at school. He is heavily influenced by the Blues and by bands like The Rolling Stones, The Beatles and The Yardbirds. He becomes the drummer/back up vocalist of his friends' band.

WELLS: An artistic, upper class guitarist for the band. Wells is probably the most intelligent of the group.

RONNY: Quite different from Douglas, Ronny is athletic, unpredictable and the "King Rocker" in his small town.

If interested, visit Paramount online at:

Or e mail questions to:

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