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John Berry Celebrates 25th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration From Athens to Nashville

John Berry Celebrates 25th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration From Athens to Nashville

Grammy winning singer-songwriter, John Berry
continues to celebrate his 25th Anniversary since signing his major
label deal and moving from Athens, Ga., to pursue his recording career
in Nashville, Tenn. John brought the show back to the city where it all
began for a full band performance at The Foundry in Athens, Ga., for a Homecoming Celebration.

Surprising John during the middle of his performance, Nancy Denson,
Mayor of Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, presented him with an official
Proclamation naming June 16, 2018, Official “John Berry Day” and a
special surprise gift, the Key To The City, as a gesture of thanks,
honoring John for his many unselfish contributions and significance in
giving to the community of Athens

“I am very proud of everything I have accomplished the past 25 years,
but even more than the awards and opportunities, I am proud of where I
came from,” says John Berry. “Celebrating with the people who got me to
where I am today, and who continue to support me and my music means
everything to me.”

“John Berry is one of the great success stories that helped establish
Athens reputation as a Music City, which draws thousands of tourists to
our community every year,” said Nancy Denson, Mayor of Athens-Clarke
County, Georgia. “Athens area fans pack the house to enjoy his beautiful
tenor voice when he returns to his music roots in Athens. It gives me
great pleasure to officially express Athens pride in John on his 25th
Anniversary of his first major contract signing which took place in
Athens.”

Special guest performers during the homecoming celebration show included
Bill Pappas and Kenny Head during the three hour performance for the
sold out, fan-packed show filled with friends and fans of all ages. Bill
and Kenny were both members of John’s band, The Pack, for four years
and played on John’s 1990 independent CD Saddle the Wind.

Culminating the Anniversary Homecoming weekend on Father’s Day, Sunday. June 17, Atlanta native, John Berry, sang the National Anthem before the Atlanta Braves vs. San Diego Padres sold out baseball game at Suntrust Park.

Keep up to date with John Berry on his website johnberry.com and “Songs & Stories with John Berry” at songsandstories.com. Music is available for download on digital retailers iTunes, Amazon Music and streaming on Spotify and Pandora Music.

John Berry Tour Dates:

June 22 – Roanoke, AL – The Lowry Barn & Event Center

June 25 – Panama City, FL – private

June 26 – Nashville, TN – “The Ryman “GRETSCH PRESENTS THE FIFTH ANNUAL GEORGIA ON MY MIND”

July 21 – Emory, VA – Emory & Henry McGlothlin Center

July 22 – Valparaiso, IN – Porter County Fair

Aug. 11 – Milton, FL – The Imogene Theatre

Aug. 17 – McDonough, GA -Henry Co Performing Arts Center

Aug. 19 – Danbury, NC – The Arts Place of Stokes

Aug. 25 – Walhalla, SC – Walhalla Performing Art Center

Sept. 13 – Battle Creek, MI- Harper Creek High School Auditorium

Sept. 15 – Traverse City, MI – Lars Hockstad Auditorium

Sept. 16 – Muskegon,MI – Muskegon Reeths-Puffer High School Auditorium

Sept. 19 – Lawrenceville, GA – Gwinnett County Fair

Sept. 26 – Jacksonville, AL – JSU Stadium

Oct. 18 –  Ultimate Family Weekend – Blue Ridge, GA

Dec. 1 – Pelham, TN -The Caverns

Feb. 9 – Decatur, GA – Eddie’s Attic

Mar. 15 – McMinnville, TN – The Parker Theater

June. 26 – Marietta, GA – Private

22nd annual Christmas Tour dates announced soon

About John Berry:

GRAMMY Award-winning country star John Berry has
recently released his new single “Beautifully Broken” which is the title
track for the upcoming movie of the same name. Berry has placed 20
singles on the country hit parade charts, six of which went Top 5 as
well as a #1 on the Billboard and Radio & Records country charts. He
has earned numerous Gold and Platinum records. Berry’s co-written “A
Mind Of Her Own” and “Kiss Me In The Car” introduced him to radio
audiences in 1993. Then, “Your Love Amazes Me,” “What’s In It For Me”
and “You And Only You” thrust him to stardom in 1994. “Standing On The
Edge Of Goodbye,” “I Think About It All The Time,” and “If I Had Any
Pride Left At All” were all major hits the following year. “Your Love
Amazes Me” earned Berry a 1995 GRAMMY nomination. In 1996, he scored a
GRAMMY win for his participation in Amazing Grace: A Country Salute to
Gospel Vol. 1. Berry took “Change My Mind” into the country music Top 5
in that same year. “She’s Taken A Shine” became an even bigger hit in
1997. The same year, he was nominated for CMA Vocal Event of the Year
for “Long Haired Country Boy” with Charlie Daniels and Hal Ketchum. Both
fans and the media took note when “There He Goes” was released as a
1999 duet with Patsy Cline. Berry’s two most recent albums, What I Love
The Most and his holiday album, Christmas, are both available now at johnberry.com
as well as iTunes and other digital retailers.  Berry’s TV show, Songs
& Stories with John Berry is currently in it’s second season and
airs weekly on Heartland Television, The Family Channel, The Country
Network, Roku (via Heartland), AMG TV, Country TV (New Zealand), and
Keep It Country TV (UK). For more information, visit songsandstories.com.

 

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