Whitesburg KY

John Berry to headline Jenkins festival

Country music singer/ songwriter John Berry will serve as the headliner of the 2008 Jenkins Homecoming Days Festival, which will take place August 21-23 at Jenkins City Park.

John Berry, known for his powerful ballads, has recorded and released more than 15 albums. His self-titled album released in 1993 has been certified platinum. He also scored two gold albums with 1995’s “Standing on the Edge” and 1997’s “Faces”.

Throughout his extensive ca- reer, Berry has charted 19 songs on the Billboard Hot Country Songs including his number one song “Your Love Amazes Me” in 1994. His top 10 singles include “Kiss Me in the Car”, “What’s In It for Me?”, “Standing on the Edge of Good-bye”, “You and Only You”, and “She’s Taken a Shine.”

Berry will take the stage at 9 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, at Jenkins City Park. Admission is free. For more information on the festival, call (606) 832-2141 or visit www.ci.jenkins.ky.us.

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