FBISF Founder hosts legends tribute Nov. 18
FBISF Founder Joe Gilchrist will host a salute to the wonderful songwriting friends who are no longer with us on Nov. 18 from 2-5:45 p.m. in the Flora-Bama Main Room. The tribute band will include Rusty Budde, John Joiner, Larry T. Wilson & Mac Walter. And FBISF alumni who have passed include Larry Butler, Wayne Carson, Todd Cerney, Hank Cochran, Bill Clampit, Richard Fagan, Joey Feek, Mike Fincher, Flash Flanagan, Lorna Flowers, Larry Henley, David Johnson, Kacey Jones, Red Lane, Billy Earl McCllelland, Rusty McHugh, Wayne Mills, Mickey Newbury, Jody Payne, Carey Pitts, Freddy Powers, Curly Putman, Clyde Smith, Dave Watkins, Larry Jon Wilson and many others.
“Throughout the years, we have been fortunate to have these people visit and live in our area,’’ Gilchrist said. “They have helped us use music to make the world a better place. These friends will always have a place in our hearts and memories. They are gone but never forgotten.’’