Tonight, October 21st, you're invited to a backyard bluegrass bash to benefit an orphanage in Costa Rica with Ricky j (that's not a typo) Taylor and the Live Roots Ensemble. Ricky talked with Ginny Kennedy and Melissa Thornton who is hosting the event, about how this special project came about. The concert starts at 7 PM at the Thornton's home at 177 Mingo Rd. in Madison.
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