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Amping It Up For Pro-Challenge With Nashville Stars

Concert-Pro-ChallengeWith thousands of people lining the streets of Estes Park for Stage 6 of the USA Pro-Challenge on Saturday the 24th of August, the place you’ll want to be gathering the night before the big race is on the west end of town at the Performance Park amphitheater.

The Rocky Mountain Performing Arts Center and Estes Performance InC (EPIC) in cooperation with the town of Estes Park proudly present Nashville, TN artists in its first of a series of “Nashville in the Rockies” concerts on Friday, August 23rd at 7:30 p.m. at Performance Park. This free concert features the talented duo of Mark Selby and Tia Sillers, with special guest Rick Bentley.

It’s hard to imagine a happier or more successful musical couple than husband-wife team Mark Selby and Tia Sillers. As songwriters they’ve penned over twenty hit singles in multiple genres, including the Dixie Chicks’ Grammy-winning #1 There’s Your Trouble and Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s Blue on Black, which spent 17 weeks at number one and was named Billboard Magazine’s Rock Track of the Year.

Tia’s life-affirming anthem, I Hope You Dance, initially recorded by Lee Ann Womack, struck an emotional chord with listeners worldwide. Winning countless awards including the Grammy for song of the year, I Hope You Dance has been performed at Nobel Peace Prize ceremony at the White House, and Tia has written several New York Times best-selling books based on songs as well. Her discography also includes recent hits for Alan Jackson and Trisha Yearwood.

Mark, meanwhile, has showcased his guitar wizardry and soulful vocals internationally-acclaimed albums for the Vanguard and ZYX labels and toured or recorded with artists as diverse as B.B. King, Jeff Beck, Kenny Rogers, Wynona and Lynrd Skynrd. His Live At Rockpalast was recently the #1-selling musical DVD in Germany. Selby’s latest, Blue Highway, was just released this year.

In concert together, Mark and Tia are a captivating and truly entertaining duo. Their music continues to take them all over the world, sharing with audiences the same excitement and passionate artistry that is the hallmark of their songs.

EPIC and The Rocky Mountain Performing Arts Center promotes a more vibrant community through the performing and visuals arts with its vision of a state of the art Performing Arts Center, and revitalization of the previous location of The Park Theater Mall centrally located in downtown Estes Park. For more information on this project, call 970-481-6630 or visit us at www.rockymountainperformingarts.org.

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