Dion Pride (Tribute to Charley Pride) Slated for Sullivan County in May

Dion Pride, son of country music legend Charley Pride, will perform in tribute to his father and other country artists at the Sullivan County Fairgrounds on Friday, May 24. The Cramer Brothers (below) will play country and bluegrass classics before Dion takes to the stage. The festivities will begin with DJ AM Flashback (not pictured) at 3 pm.

The Kiwanis Club of Sullivan County is hosting their second Country Concert on Friday, May 24. Last year’s Country Concert was a huge success, and organizers have expanded the event this year by adding more food vendors and vendors of other products per request of the audience.

Tickets are now on sale for A Tribute to Charley Pride, starring the son of the legendary Country Music Hall of Famer – Dion Pride. The concert will be held at the Sullivan County Fairgrounds on the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend.

Dion Pride, a dynamic and captivating singer who effortlessly connects with diverse crowds, leaves a lasting impression on audiences of all ages. Dion carries on his family’s musical legacy while also forging his own path. With his remarkable talent as a songwriter and multi-talented instrumentalist, audience members will be mesmerized by Dion Pride’s soulful renditions of his father’s greatest hits, classic country songs by other artists whom both Charley and Dion (below) admired, and Dion’s own compositions. This in-person event promises an unforgettable evening filled with nostalgia and incredible music.

DJ AM Flashback will get things started when gates open at 3:00 pm, a great time to roam the grounds and patronize the vendors.

Also performing are the Cramer Brothers Band beginning at 6 pm. The Pennsylvania-based Cramer Brothers Band has opened shows for numerous major country artists, including Merle Haggard, George Jones, George Strait, Willie Nelson, and Gene Watson. They are also the backing band of choice for second generation legends such as Marty Haggard, Dion Pride, and Georgette Jones.

Dion’s performance will begin at 7:30 pm.

Tickets are $30 for bleachers and $35 for track seating. Interested readers can purchase tickets by calling Darlene at 570-209-1849 or logging on to Eventbrite.com and dionpride.com. Interested vendors can call Bonnie at 570-250-0840. Proceeds from A Tribute to Charley Pride benefit the Kiwanis Club of Sullivan County.

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