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Roanoke’s Cottage Event Ccenter Welcomes The Return Of Sugar Shot

The Cottage Event Center in Roanoke will again celebrate October as Country Music Month with a concert October 23rd featuring Country-Rock Band SUGAR SHOT. The event is a fund raiser for the Roanoke Kiwanis Club.

Proclaiming themselves as “Hyper-active Country with a Shot of Rock,” SUGAR SHOT features JEN FISHER on guitar and vocals and GWENDRA TURNEY on fiddle and vocals. The group has opened for a number of national touring acts, and have been featured at the INDIANAPOLIS RIBFEST and ACD Festival. They have also performed in the Embassy Theater’s popular “Down The Line” Concerts as well as Fort Wayne Air Show and at the 2012 Indiana State Republican Convention.

SUGAR SHOT performances include something for every taste from traditional Country to Country Rock. Their song list features everything from THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKIN’, THE DEVIL WENT DOWN TO GEORGIA, RING OF FIRE, and ROCKY TOP to HERE FOR THE PARTY by Gretchen Wilson, PONTOON by Little Big Town, and SWEET HOME ALABAMA by Lynyrd Skynyrd.

The other members of the SUGAR SHOT band are MATT ROUSSEL, guitar and vocals, TOMMY MYERS, bass and vocals, and CLARENCE BOYD, drums and vocals.

Tickets are available from Roanoke Kiwanis Club members, using PAYPAL at, or by phone by calling 260-483-3508. Doors open for the event at 6:30 PM with the show beginning at 7:30. The concert is sponsored by Yard Jobs Landscaping, ReMax Realtor Karen McFarren, and Sullivan Auctioneers.

The COTTAGE EVENT CENTER is located at 9524 US 24 N (at Locust) in Roanoke. On December 4th the facility will feature popular vocalist SHANNON PERSINGER backed by THE ERIC CLANCY TRIO in a Holiday concert. A Comedy Mystery Dinner Theatre program featuring BOWER NORTH PRODUCTIONS will be presented on New Year’s Eve; a Discount Encore Matinee performance, without dinner, will be presented January 1st .

The venue is owned and operated by Hamilton Hospitality Group LLC.