Sunday, February 06, 2000

Cammy tickets on sale Monday




BY LARRY NAGER
The Cincinnati Enquirer

        Tickets for the fourth annual Enquirer Cincinnati Area Pop Music Awards go on sale at 10 a.m. Monday at Ticketmaster outlets (562-4949).

        Seats to the March 12 event, to take place at Electra (formerly Sycamore Gardens), are $12.50. Proceeds benefit the Michael W. Bany Memorial Scholarship Fund.

        Scheduled performers in the 4-8 p.m. program include:

        • Bluesman Keith Little.

        • 1999 Cammy-winning alternative rock band the Fairmount Girls.

        • 1998-99 hard rock winner Leap Skyward.

        • The Ass Ponys.

        • Keith Little with an all-star Shades of Blue band.

        • An all-star jam featuring Ed Cunningham with Kentucky 31 and members of the Sunday night Comet bluegrass band.

        • A special appearance by guitarist Scotty Anderson and multi-Cammy winner Steve Schmidt's organ trio.

        • A special set by 15-year-old guitar whiz Ricky Veeneman, winner of the 1999 Voodoo Chile guitar competition (under-17 division) sponsored by the Jimi Hendrix Family Foundation.

        • Host will be comedian/singer Blair Shannon.

        In addition to a full slate of live music, the Cammys will include the presentation of awards to Tristate musicians in 30 categories. The Lifetime Achievement Award winner will be announced March 5 in The Enquirer. Finalists will be announced March 10.

       



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