GREENVILLE—DCCA recognizes sponsors and thanks the community for successful Barbecue and Blues. The music for this year’s fun-filled evening was sponsored by Matt and Angie Arnold, George and Becky Luce, Gail Overholser, James and Julia Peoppelman, Kent and Nancy Zechar, & Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, the Special Event celebrated the start of DCCA’s 2022-2023 Bringing YOU Back Season. Since the event moved to the Greenville Public Library Lawn, DCCA’s Barbecue and Blues has grown to bring in the largest annual attendance for DCCA and will return in 2023 on the second Friday in July.
“DCCA is fortunate to be part of a community where individuals and local businesses help make Darke County a great place to live,” DCCA’s Executive Director Andrea Jordan stated. The sponsorships helped cover the cost of the entertainment for the Special Event. “Local support is greatly appreciated and enables DCCA to continue encouraging cultural enrichment in Darke County and to offer opportunities for learning and growing through the arts,” concluded Jordan.
Greenville Public Library graciously provided the venue for “Barbecue & Blues.” Other support for this Special Event came from Rumpke, Darke County Endowment for the Arts, and DCCA memberships. Also, DCCA’s presentation of Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience was supported by the Arts Midwest GIG Fund, a program of Arts Midwest that is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, with additional contributions from the Ohio Arts Council.
Indianapolis-based singer/songwriter Levi Driskell opened the festivities and Zydeco superstar Terrance Simien along with his band the Zydeco Experience headlined the event providing great music and a good time for all.
Darke County Center for the Arts presents and promotes performing and fine arts encouraging cultural enrichment. Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming season of events. For more information about DCCA, the upcoming 2022-2023 Season or to purchase tickets contact the DCCA office at (937) 547-0908 or www.darkecountyarts.org.