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JB and the Moonshine Band

Headliners for St. Paddy's Texas Style
Post Date:January 17, 2020
JB and the Moonshine Band headlines the St. Paddy’s Texas Style event on Saturday, March 14, noon-7:30 p.m., at Wayne Ferguson Plaza, 150 W. Church Street.

This free, family-friendly event blends traditional Irish music with Texas country and tributes. It also will include carnival-type activities for children ages 4-13 including a 40-foot zip line, food trucks, and a mobile axe-throwing trailer. Cost for the axe-throwing activity is $10 for 10 throws or $5 for five throws, and participants must be age 12 and older.

Students from the Inishfree School of Irish Dance will kick things off at noon on the Sloan & Williams Winery Stage in Wayne Ferguson Plaza.

Pure Collins: A Serious Tribute to Phil Collins performs at 1 p.m.; Celtic folk band Beyond the Pale takes the stage at 2:15 p.m.; “Hillbilly Aretha” Chaz Marie Band performs at 3:30 p.m. with her brand of Texas country soul; and Celtic regional favorite The Selkie Girls performs at 4:45 p.m. – all leading up to JB and the Moonshine Band at 6:15 p.m.

JB and the Moonshine Band is enjoying the success of its sophomore album, “Beer for Breakfast,” which debuted at No. 4 on the iTunes Country Album chart. Three singles ascended to the top spot of the Texas Regional Radio report and the band’s current single, “Black and White,” featuring Angaleena Presley of Pistol Annies, will be featured on the band’s forthcoming third record. The band’s influences include everything from Country royalty Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, to Metallica and hip-hop legend Tupac Shakur.

Free event parking will be available at Lewisville City Hall and in the public parking lots located on Mill Street, Walters Street, Church Street, and Kealy Avenue. Parking also is available at the Visitor Information Center, 247 W. Main Street. Food and Irish beers will be available for purchase.
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