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Buddy Jewell to Headline Upcoming Crystal Music Festival

[MENA, Ark.] Buddy Jewell, the very first winner of USA Network’s reality Country Music Competition show ‘Nashville Star’, will perform Saturday, July 26 at the 2014 2nd Annual Crystal Music Festival, located at the Board Camp Campground and Crystal Mine, in Board Camp, Arkansas, near Mena. The one-day festival will include performances on The Crystal Stage from noon to 8 pm, culminating with Buddy’s performance beginning at 7 pm.

After winning ‘Nashville Star’ Buddy experienced stunning success. His first album “Buddy Jewell” debuted at number 1 on Billboard Magazine’s album chart and was certified gold in both the US and Canada for selling over 500,000. The first two singles “Help Pour Out the Rain (Lacy’s Song)” and “Sweet Southern Comfort” each climbed to the number three position on the singles chart. His second album “Times Like These” which included the top 20 hit “If She Were Any Other Woman” reached number 5 on the same album chart. Another hit “Somebody Who Would Die For You” from the 2010-2011 disc “I Surrender All” climbed to the top of the Country Christian Charts. In addition to performing across the United States, Buddy has literally played around the world, in China, Japan, and much of Europe. This man, who has donated much of his time to standing up for others, sang for the troops in Iraq and Afghanistan on an historic USO Tour and has played in Guatemala for Compassion International. Here at home he’s been a national spokesman for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital and each year produces a calendar on their behalf.

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