Grammy Winner Ray Stevens to Appear at A Salute to George Lindsey

Feb. 17, 2011


FLORENCE, Ala. – Two-time Grammy winner Ray Stevens will join Lulu Roman and Sam Lovullo in A Salute to George Lindsey at this year’s George Lindsey UNA Film Festival. The event will be held March 4 at 7 p.m. in UNA’s Guillot University Center banquet halls. Tickets are $10 and are available at Coffee-ol-ogy in the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library, The Wine Cellar in downtown Florence, and the UNA Bookstore. Reserve tickets are available by calling 256-765-4592. $5 UNA student tickets are available at the UNA Bookstore.

Stevens, a longtime friend of George Lindsey, has spent more than 50 years in the music business, with a career that includes more than 25 million albums, 4 million videos and 11 Grammy nominations. His music spans the pop, country, rock and comedy genres and includes such favorites as “The Streak,” “Mr. Businessman” and “Everything Is Beautiful.” Stevens was the special guest of the George Lindsey UNA Film Festival in 2001.

The 14th annual George Lindsey UNA Film Festival will be held March 3-5 in Florence. It is one of the few film festivals hosted by a university. The event was founded in 1998 in part by UNA alumnus and celebrated actor and entertainer George Lindsey. Lindsey’s own film career has included several important roles, including the character Goober Pyle on “The Andy Griffith Show.”

For more information on the 2011 George Lindsey UNA Film Festival, visit www.lindseyfilmfest.com, or contact the film festival staff at lindseyfilmfest@una.edu or 256-765-4592.