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This guide is published by The Mountain Eagle as a public service to help keep readers informed about entertainment events within driving distance of Letcher County. All dates are subject to change. Always check with the venues listed before traveling long distances.

LETCHER COUNTY

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

SIMO with ORDINARY FOOLS; Fri., June 20 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets, $15.

L.A. GUNS with SINFUL LILLY; Thu., June 26 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets, $30, on sale now.

RICH ROBINSON (of the Black Crowes); Mon., Aug. 4 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets, $30, on sale now.

THE WHIGS; Sat., Aug. 9 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets, $18.

THE LONDON SOULS; Fri., Aug. 22 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets, $12.

BRIAN OWENS; Sat., Sept. 27 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Admission, $15.

KIP WINGER; Fri., Oct. 17 in Whitesburg at Summit City. Tickets, $25.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Appalshop, 633- 0108; Streetside Grill & Bar, 203 Main St., 633-2721; Summit City, 214 Main St., 633-2715)

ASHEVILLE, N.C.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

JAKE BUGG; Fri, June 20 at The Orange Peel.

NEKO CASE; Thu., June 26 at The Orange Peel.

THE FELICE BROTHERS; Mon, July 7 at The Orange Peel.

HANK III; Fr., July 18 at The Orange Peel.

THE BLACK LIPS; Sat., July 19 at The Orange Peel.

PAUL BARRERE & FRED TACKETT (of Little Feat); Thu., July 24 at The Grey Eagle.

BLACK LABEL SOCIETY; Thu., July 24 at The Orange Peel.

STEELY DAN; Thu., July 31 in Asheville at Biltmore Estate.

TOADIES; Sun., Aug. 10 at The Orange Peel.

.38 SPECIAL; Fri., Aug. 15 in Asheville at Biltmore Estate.

CLAP YOUR HANDS SAY YEAH; Sat., Aug. 16 at The Grey Eagle.

TROMBONE SHORTY; Wed., Sept. 10 at The Orange Peel.

ZAPPA PLAYS ZAPPA; Thu., Sept. 11 at The Orange Peel.

AFGHAN WHIGS; Wed., Oct. 8 at The Orange Peel.

DAN HICKS & THE HOT LICKS; Fri., Oct. 10 at The Grey Eagle.

THE WAR ON DRUGS; Wed., Oct. 15 at The Orange Peel.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

IRIS DeMENT; Fri., July 11 at The Grey Eagle.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Altamont Theatre, 18 Church St., 1-828-348-5327; Biltmore Estate, 1 Approach Road, www.biltmore.com; The Grey Eagle, 185 Clingman Ave., 1-828-232- 5800; The Orange Peel, 101 Biltmore Ave., 1- 828- 232- 5800; Biltmore Estate, 1-800-411-3812; Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, 87 Haywood St., 1-800-745-3000; U.S. Cellular Center Asheville, 87 Haywood St., 1-800-745-3000; )

ASHLAND, Ky./

HUNTINGTON, W.Va.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

THE TURTLES ( featuring Flo & Eddie) with CHUCK NEGRON (Three Dog Night), MARK FARNER (Grand Funk Railroad), MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS and GARY LEWIS & THE PLAYBOYS; Wed., July 30 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH with VOLBEAT and HELLYEAH; Fri., Oct. 10 at Big Sandy Superstore Arena.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ASHLEY MONROE; Sat., July 19 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center.

DON WILLIAMS; Thu., Oct. 16 in Ashland, Ky., at Paramount Arts Center.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Paramount Arts Center, 1300 Winchester Ave., Ashland, 1-606-324-3175; Big Sandy Superstore Arena, 1 Civic Center Plaza, Huntington, 1-304-696-5990; Harris Riverfront Park, 94 3rd Ave., Huntington; Keith-Albee Theatre, 925 4th Ave., Huntington, 1-304- 696-6656; The V Club, 741 6th Ave., Huntington, 1-304-781-0680.)

CHARLESTON, W.VA.

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

LANDAU EUGENE MURPHY JR.; Thu., June 19 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

MOUNTAIN STAGE RADIO SHOW featuring ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES; Sun., June 29 at Cultural Center Theatre.

MICHAEL McDONALD with TOTO; Sun., Aug. 24 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

JOE BONAMASSA; Tue., Dec. 2 at Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

ERIC CHURCH with DWIGHT YOAKAM; Fri., Sept. 26 at Charleston Civic Center.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Charleston Municipal Auditorium and Charleston Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, 1-304-345-7469; Cultural Center Theater, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E.,1- 304-556-4900; Clay Center for The Arts and Sciences, One Clay Square, 1-304-561-3570)

CINCINNATI/

NORTHERN KY. AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

LIONEL RICHIE with CEELO GREEN; Sun., June 22 at Riverbend Music Center.

PETER FRAMPTON with THE DOOBIE BROTHERS and MATTHEW CURRY; Sun., June 22 at Horseshoe-Cincinnati.

JOURNEY with STEVE MILLER BAND and TOWER OF POWER; Wed., June 25 at Riverbend Music Center.

GORDON LIGHTFOOT; Fri., June 27 at Taft Theatre.

BRUNO MARS with ALOE BLACC; Fri., June 27 at U.S. Bank Arena.

O.A.R. with PHILLIP PHILLIPS; Sat., June 28 at Riverbend Music Center.

GOO GOO DOLLS with DAUGHTRY and PLAIN WHITE T’S; Tue., July 1 at Riverbend Music Center.

ROBERT CRAY BAND with JOHN HIATT; Tue., July 1 at Taft Theatre.

RINGO STARR & HIS ALL-STAR BAND; Wed., July 2 at Fraze Pavilion.

MOTLEY CRUE and ALICE COOPER; Sun., July 6 at Riverbend Music Center.

EARTH WIND & FIRE; Sun., July 6 at Fraze Pavilion.

PAT BENATAR & NEIL GIRALDO with RICK SPRINGFIELD; Tue., July 8 at PNC Pavilion.

DAVE MATTHEWS BAND; Wed., July 9 at Riverbend Music Center.

311; Thu., July 10 at PNC Pavilion.

SARAH MCLACHLAN; Fri., July 11 at PNC Pavilion.

BUNBERRY MUSIC FESTIVAL featuring Flaming Lips, Fall OUt Boy, Paramore, Empire of the Sun, Fitz and the Tantrums, Cage The Elephant and many more; July 11- 12-13 at Sawyer Point & Yeatman’s Cove park in Cincinnati (705 E. Pete Rose Way). www.bunburyfestival.com

THE GO- GO’S with PATTY SMYTH, MARTHA DAVIS & THE MOTELS, CUTTING CREW and NAKED EYES; Sun., July 13 at Fraze Pavilion.

KISS with DEF LEPPARD; Tue., July 15 at Riverbend Music Center.

VANS WARPED TOUR; Wed., July 16 at Riverbend Music Center.

SUGAR RAY with BLUES RAVELER, SMASH MOUTH and UNCLE KRACKER; Sun., July 20 at Fraze Pavilion.

COUNTING CROWS with TOAD THE WET SPROCKET; Sun., July 20 at Horseshoe-Cincinnati.

JIMMY BUFFETT; Mon., July 21 at Riverbend Music Center.

AEROSMITH with SLASH; Tue., July 22 at Riverbend Music Center.

DAVE ALVIN & PHIL ALVIN with THE GUILTY ONES; Wed., July 23 at The Southgate House Revival in Newport, Ky.

GAVIN DeGRAW with MATT NATHANSON and ANDREW Mc- MAHON; Thu., July 24 at PNC Pavilion.

JOHN FOGERTY; Fri., July 25 at PNC Pavilion.

LYNYRD SKYNYRD; Sat., July 26 at Fraze Pavilion.

HERMAN’S HERMITS STARRING PETER NOONE; Sat., July 26 at Rising Star Casino.

ZZ TOP; Sun., July 27 at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

MICHAEL BUBLÉ; Tue., July 29 at U.S. Bank Arena.

THE AVETT BROTHERS; Sat., Aug. 2 at Fraze Pavilion.

ONEREPUBLIC with RHW SCRIPT; Tue., Aug. 5 at Riverbend Music Center.

THE TURTLES ( featuring Flo & Eddie) with CHUCK NEGRON (Three Dog Night), MARK FARNER (Grand Funk Railroad), MITCH RYDER & THE DETROIT WHEELS and GARY LEWIS & THE PLAYBOYS; Wed., Aug. 6 at Fraze Pavilion.

3 DOORS DOWN (ACOUSTIC); Thu., Aug. 7 at Taft Theatre.

STEELY DAN; Tue., Aug. 12 at Taft Theatre.

PANIC! AT THE DISCO; Tue., Aug. 12 at PNC Pavilion.

CHICAGO with REO SPEEDWAGON; Sed., Aug. 13 at Riverbend Music Center.

HEART; Wed., Aug. 13 at Fraze Pavilion.

DRAKE VS. LI’L WAYNE; Fri., Aug. 15 at Riverbend Music Center. Ticket sales begin Fri., June 20.

BOSTON; Sun., Aug. 17 at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

GIN BLOSSOMS; Wed., Aug. 20 at Taft Theatre.

TESLA; Wed., Aug. 20 at Bogart’s.

KINGS OF LEON; Fri., Aug. 22 at Riverbend Music Center.

THE MOODY BLUES; Fri., Aug. 29 at Fraze Pavilion.

BUDDY GUY with JONNY LANG; Fri., Aug. 15 at Fraze Pavilion.

THE OFFSPRING with BAD RELIGION and STIFF LITTLE FINGERS; Sun., Sept. 7 at Horseshoe- Cincinnati.

BOB WEIR & RATDOG with THE CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD; Tue., Sept. 9 at PNC Pavilion.

PAUL WELLER; Fri., Sept. 12 at Bogart’s.

NICK CARTER & JORDAN KNIGHT; Fri., Sept. 19 at Bogart’s.

JOHN PRINE with AMANDA SHIRES; Fri., Sept. 19 at Taft Theatre.

PEARL JAM; Wed., Oct. 1 at U.S. Bank Arena.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

BRAD PAISLEY with RANDY HOUSER, LEAH TAYLOR and CHARLIE WORSHAM; Fri., June 20 at Riverbend Music Center.

TIMMCGRAWwith KIP MOORE and CASSADEE POPE; Sun., June 29 at Riverbend Music Center.

BUCKLE UP MUSIC FESTIVAL featuring Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Alabama, The Band Perry, Eli Young Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Jamey Johnson, Emmylou Harris, Sturgill Simpson, Marty Stuart, Drive-By Truckers and many more; July 18- 19-20 at Sawyer Point & Yeatman’s Cove park in Cincinnati (705 E. Pete Rose Way). www.buckleupfestival.com

LITTLE BIG TOWN with CHRIS STAPLETON; Sat., July 19 at Fraze Pavilion.

JASON ALDEAN with MIRANDA LAMBERT, FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE and TYLER FARR; Sat., July 19 at Great American Ballpark. www.ticketmaster.com

KEITH URBAN; Thu., July 31 at Riverbend Music Center.

ALAN JACKSON; Fri., Aug. 1 at Fraze Pavilion.

TOBY KEITH with COLT FORD and KRYSTAL KEITH; Fri., Aug. 8 at Riverbend Music Center.

LARRY GATLIN & THE GATLIN BROTHERS; Fri.-Sat., Aug. 8-9 at Rising Star Casino.

LUKE BRYAN with LEE BICE and COLE SWINDELL; Sat.-Sun., Aug. 23- 24 at Riverbend Music Center.

TRACE ADKINS; Thu., Aug. 28 at Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati.

RASCALL FLATTS with SHERYL CROW; Fri., Sept. 5 at Riverbend Music Center.

DIERKS BENTLEY with CHRIS MOORE, CHASE RICE and JON PARDI; Thu., Sept. 25 at Riverbend Music Center.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: 20th Century Theater, 3021 Madison Rd., 1-513-731-8000; Aronoff Center’s Proctor and Gamble Hall, 650 Walnut St., 1-513-621-2787; Bank of Kentucky Center, Highland Heights, 1-859-442-2652; Belterra Casino Resort, 777 Belterra Dr., Florence, Ind., 1-812-427-7777; Bogart’s, 2621 Vine St., 1-513-872-8801; Cincinnati Music Hall, 1241 Elm Street, 1-513-744-3344; Fraze Pavilion, 695 Lincoln Park Blvd., Kettering, Ohio, 1-937-296-3300; Horseshoe Casino-Cincinnati, 1000 Broadway Street, 1-855-234-7469; Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave., Covington, Ky., 1-859-491-2444; PNC Pavilion & Riverbend Music Center, 6925 Kellogg Ave., 1-513-232-6220; Rising Star Casino, 777 Rising Star Drive, Rising Sun, Ind., 1-800-GRAND-11; Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport, Ky., 1-859-431-2201; Taft Theatre, 317 East 5th St., 1-513-721-8883; U.S. Bank Arena, 1-513-421-4111)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., AREA

(includes Pigeon Forge)

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

ELVIS COSTELLO (Solo); Fri., June 20 at Tennessee Theatre.

BRUCE HORNSBY & THE NOISEMAKERS; Sun., June 22 at Bijou Theatre.

ELI YOUNG BAND; Fri., July 11 at Tennessee Theatre.

WYNTON MARSALIS; Thu., July 24 at Tennessee Theatre.

CHRIS BOTTI; Thu., Aug. 7 at Tennessee Theatre.

NEEDTOBREATHE; Wed.-Thur., Aug. 20-21, at Tennessee Theatre.

COREY SMITH; Wed., Aug. 13 at Tennessee Theatre.

JASON ISBELL; Fri., Sept. 5 at Tennessee Theatre.

TRAMPLED BY TURTLES; Sun., Sept. 7 at BijouTheatre.

CLUTCH; Tue., Sept. 9 at BijouTheatre.

MICHAEL McDONALD; Wed., Sept. 10 at Tennessee Theatre.

JOHNNY MATHIS; Fri., Sept. 12 at Tennessee Theatre.

TOMMY EMMANUEL; Sun., Sept. 21 at Tennessee Theatre.

DAVE MASON; Sun., Nov. 9 at BijouTheatre.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

MARK CHESNUTT; Fri., July 4 at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge.

JOSH TURNER; Fri., July 18 at Tennessee Theatre.

WILLIE NELSON with TGHE WILD FEATHERS; Sun., July 20 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

STEVE WARINER; Fri., July 25 at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge.

RONNIE McDOWELL & BILLY JOE ROYAL; Fri., Aug. 22 at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge.

LYLE LOVETT; Tue., Aug. 26 at Tennessee Theatre.

JASON ALDEAN; Fri., Sept. 12 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

BOBBY BARE with JOHN ANDERSON and DARYL WORLEY; Fri., Sept. 19 at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge.

DON WILLIAMS; Fri.-Sat., Oct. 17-18 at Country Tonite Theatre in Pigeon Forge.

ERIC CHURCH with DWIGHT YOAKAM and BRANDY CLARK; Thu., Oct. 30 at Thompson-Boling Arena.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

PAULA POUNDSTONE; Sat., July 26 at Bijou Theatre.

ANJELAH JOHNSON; Sat., Aug. 16 at Bijou Theatre.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Bijou Theatre, 803 S. Gay St., 1-865-522-0832; The Bowery, 125 E. Jackson St., 1-865- 414-6050; Cider House, 121 Ramsey Street, 1-865-544-4300; Cotton Eyed Joe, 11220 Outlet Drive, 1-865-675-3563; Country Tonite Theatre, 129 Showplace Blvd., Pigeon Forge, 1-800-792-4308; Knoxville Auditorium & Knoxville Civic Coliseum, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Ave., 1-865-656-4444; Tennessee Theatre, 604 S. Gay St., 1-865-656-4444; The Square Room, 4 Market Square, 1-865- 544-4199; Thompson-Boling Arena, 1600 Phillip Fulmer Way, 1-877-995-9961; Valarium, 1213 Western Ave., 1-865-522-2820)

LEXINGTON AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

GORDON LIGHTFOOT; Thu., June 26 at Singletary Center for the Arts at University of Kentucky.

SMASH MOUTH; Sat., Sept. 27 in Danville at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts.

CHRIS THILE & EDGAR MEYER; Wed., Oct. 1 in Danville at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts.

ZZ TOP; Fri., Oct. 24 in Danville at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts.

DAVE MASON; Fri., Nov. 7 at Grand Theatre in Frankfort.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

TRADITIONAL, ETC.

MOUNTAIN HEART; Sun., Aug. 17 at EKU Center for Arts, Richmond.

THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND with SUNDY BEST; Sat. Aug. 23 at Frankfort Convention Center.

JASON ALDEAN with FLORIDA GEORGIA LINE and TYLER FARR; Sat., Sept. 13 at Rupp Arena.

WYNONA; Sat., Dec. 6 in Danville at Centre College’s Norton Center for the Arts.

ERIC CHURCH with DWIGHT YOAKAM and HALESTORM; Fri., Dec. 12 at Rupp Arena.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Buster’s, 899 Manchester St., 1-859-368-8871; Cosmic Charlie’s, 388 Woodland Dr., 1-859-309-9499; EKU Center for the Arts, 521 Lancaster Ave., Richmond, 1-859-622-7469; Frankfort Convention Center, 405 Mero Street, 1-502-564-5334; Grand Theatre, 312 W. Main St., Frankfort, 1-502-352-7469; Kentucky Theatre, 214 E. Main Street, 1-859-231-7924; Lyric Theatre, 300 E. Third St., 1-859-280-2218; Natasha’s, 112 Esplanade, 1-888-259-6873; Norton Center for the Arts, 600 W. Walnut St., Danville, 1-877-448-7469; Rupp Arena & Lexington Opera House, 1-859-233-3535; UK Singletary Center for the Arts, 405 Rose Street, 1-859-257-4929)

LOUISVILLE AREA

ROCK, POP, BLUES,

RAP, CHRISTIAN, JAZZ

CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD; Fri., June 20 at Mercury Ballroom.

BROKEN BELLS; Fri., June 20 at Iroquois Amphitheater.

PAUL McCARTNEY; Thu., June 26 at KFC Yum! Center.

DAVE RAWLINGS MACHINE; Thu., June 26 at Brown Theatre.

LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES; Fri., July 11 at Zanzabar.

RICK SPRINGFIELD; Sun., July 21 at Louisville Palace.

ST. PAUL & THE BROKEN BONES; Fri., July 18 at Headliners.

ZZ TOP; Tue., July 29 at Iroquois Amphitheater.

YES; Tue., July 29 at Louisville Palace.

THE BASEBALL PROJECT; Tue., Aug. 5 at Zanzabar.

STYX and FOREIGNER; Fri., Aug. 15 at Freedom Hall.

FORECASTLE FESTIVAL featuring Jack White, Beck, The Replacements, Ray Lamontagne, Band of Horses, Spoon, Nickel Creek, Dwight Yoakam, Sharon Jones & Dap Kings, Local Natives, Gary Clark Jr. and many more; July 18-20 at Waterfront Park. www.ticketmaster.com

MILEY CYRUS with ICONA POP; Sat., Aug. 9 at KFC Yum! Center.

KATY PERRY with KACEY MUSGRAVES; Sat., Aug. 16 at KFC Yum! Center.

THE BLACK KEYS with CAGE THE ELEPHANT; Wed., Sept. 10 at KFC Yum! Center.

3 DOORS DOWN (Acoustic); Thu., Sept. 11 at Louisville Palace.

GLADYS KNIGHT; Fri., Sept. 12 at Louisville Palace.

NICK CARTER & JORDAN KNIGHT; Wed., Sept. 17 at Mercury Ballroom.

WYNTON MARSALIS; Wed., Oct. 1 at Whitney Hall.

MOTLEY CRUE with ALICE COOPER; Tue., Oct. 14 at KFC Yum! Center.

AVETT BROTHERS; Thu., Oct. 16 at Louisville Palace.

IAN ANDERSON PERFORMS THE BEST OF JETHRO TULL; Thu., Oct. 23 at Louisville Palace.

COUNTRY & BLUEGRASS,

LADY ANTEBELLUM; Thu., Aug. 14 at Freedom Hall.

ERIC CHURCH with DWIGHT YOAKAM and BROTHERS OSBORNE; Thu., Sept. 25 at KFC Yum! Center.

STAGE, COMEDY & OTHER

BILL COSBY; Sun., Oct. 12 at Louisville Palace.

(Venue locations and telephone numbers: Brown Theater, 315 W. Broadway, 1-800-775-7777; Expo Five, 2900 South 7th St. Rd., 1-502-645-1820; Freedom Hall, 937 Phillips Lane, 1-800-231-8085; Headliners Music Hall, 1386 Lexington Rd., 1-502-484-8088; Horseshoe Casino-Southern Indiana, 11999 Casino Center Dr. SE, 1-888-ROMAN-4-U; Iroquois Amphitheater, 1080 Amphitheater Road; KFC Yum Center, 1 Arena Plaza, 1-800-745-3000; Louisville Palace, 625 Fourth St., 1-502-583-4555, ext. 221; Mercury Ballroom, 611 S. 4th St., 1-502-583-4555; Uncle Slayton’s, 1017 E. Broadway, 1-502- 657-9555; Whitney Hall, 501 W. Main St., 1-800-775-7777; Zanzabar, 2100 S. Preston St., 1-502-635-9227)

RENFRO VALLEY, Ky.

Country & Bluegrass

Renfro Valley, Ky., is home to the Renfro Valley Entertainment Center, located off Interstate 75 at Exit 62, about 24 miles North of London, Ky. To purchase tickets, call 1-800-765-7464. Here is the lineup of shows scheduled for this summer:

JOHN ANDERSON; Sat., June 21

THE OAK RIDGE BOYS; Sat., June 28

EARL THOMAS CONLEY; Fri., July 11

TG SHEPPARD & MOE BANDY; Fri., July 18

MONTGOMERY GENTRY; Sat., July 19

JOE DIFFIE; Fri., Aug. 8

JAMEY JOHNSON; Fri., Aug. 15

JOHN CONLEE; Sat., Aug. 16

SAWYER BROWN; Sat., Aug. 23

MERLE HAGGARD; Sun., Aug. 24



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