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Waylon Speed to bring Country-Metal blend of rock to Unity

Posted Feb. 28, 2013, at 2:11 p.m.
Last modified March 01, 2013, at 12:10 p.m.

Friday, March 8, 2013 8 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Location: Unity College Center for the Performing Arts, 42 Depot Street, Unity, Maine

For more information: 207-948-7469; uccpa.unity.edu

On Friday, March 8th, Burlington-based group Waylon Speed will bring their unstoppable, no frills, country-metal blend of rock to the Unity College Center for the Performing Arts. Show starts at 8:00PM. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.

Described as “heavy, fiery country rock, for those who like their punk rock with some twang in it,” the four-piece brotherhood of family and past friends features Waldo County native Kelly Ravin, Reverand Chitwood Hammaker, and brothers Noah and Justin Crowther.

Sinceforming in 2009, the group has toured nationally in support of their albums: the debut, GEORGIA OVERDRIVE; their two-disc sophomore set HORSESHOES AND HANDGRENADES; The BOOTS EP; and their latest effort, VALANCE.

Waylon Speed has shared bills with acts such as My Morning Jacket, Junior Brown, Del McCoury, Jane’s Addiction, Clutch, Little Feat, Reba McEntire, Elvis Costello, Primus, and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.

To purchase tickets or more information, call 207-948-7469 or visit www.uccpa.unity.edu. The Unity College Center for the Performing Arts is located at 42 Depot St in downtown Unity.

UnityCollege is a small private college in rural Maine that provides dedicated, engaged students with a liberal arts education, which emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Unity College graduates are prepared to be environmentalstewards, effective leaders, and responsible citizens through active learning experiences within a supportive community.

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