Safire Sun, Church Groups to Play Tonight at Heart of Ohio USA Days Festival
June 24, 2015 10:44 AM
By Timothy Perry
Centerburg’s Heart of Ohio USA Days festival kicks off
tonight when the midway opens at 5 PM.
Tonight’s theme is “Church Night: God and Country”. It will
feature choirs from local churches, a patriotic message, and an orchestra.
Following the church service, at 7:30 PM, Safire Sun will
take the stage, offering the best in gospel and bluegrass. They describe
themselves as "Hard driving, fast picking, harmony as high as the
Hailing from central Ohio, Darell Sanson & Safire Sun
emerged onto the scene in early 2008.While much of their repertoire is drawn from progressive bluegrass, alot
of their music is original compositions that has been written by the band
members themselves. Darell Sanson & Safire Sun fuse tight harmony vocals
with high energy sound. Their style encompasses getting the audience involved
in their music with their toe tapping and foot stomping songs.
Center vocalists Darell Sanson, Yvonne Sanson and Allie Dible
bring power and emotion to every song. They weave vocal magic with theirkeen
sense of melody and harmony. Darell's driving attack and uncanny style of
playing will have you sitting on the edge of your seat.Yvonne and Allie back their vocals with a twin
guitar attack, which is usually only seen in rock bands.Bassist Brittney Hickey lays down a rock
solid low-end groove with impeccable timing. Ethan Whitehair's advanced
mandolin playing will leave you amazed.Once you hear this band, you will see why they have captured the
attention of many fans all over the state of Ohio and beyond.
The Heart of Ohio USA Days festival runs from June 24-27. Admission is free and open to the public.
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