Jarrard was a Nashville songwriter and Gainesville native who was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2011. He wrote songs for performers such as Don Williams, Alabama, George Strait, Diamond Rio and Tracy Lawrence. Jarrard battled diabetes before his death in 2001.
In it´s first 10 years, the John Jarrard Foundation Concert Series raised more than $1 million in support of some of Jarrard´s favorite charities including Good News Clinics, Good News at Noon, and Boys and Girls Clubs of Hall County. For more details go to www.johnjarrardfoundation.com
Fri. Sept. 14 at 7 p.m., Gainesville Square. Jeffrey Steele and Riverstreet will play a free concert on the Gainesville square. The show starts at 7:00 PM.
Sat. Sept. 15 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Gainesville Square. Art In The Square with The John Jarrard Songwriter Stage on the Gainesville square 10-5pm. (Rumor has it that our very own Kimberly Clark Dean will be performing in the morning!)
Sat. Sept. 15 at 6 p.m., Brenau Lawn. The 11th annual John Jarrard Foundation Concert on Brenau University´s Front Lawn will feature singer/songwriters with more than 20 No. 1 hit songs between them.
Sun. Sept. 16 at 1 p.m, Gainesville Square. Gospel Sunday.
For more details or to purchase tickets for this weekend”s events visit: http://www.johnjarrardfoundation.com/concerts/
Monday, September 10, 2012