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The Band Perry

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in Focus

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7 p.m. Aug. 31, Fairgrounds Grandstand, Allentown Fair. The country group, The Band Perry are siblings Kimberly Perry, lead vocals, guitar, piano; Reid Perry, bass guitar, background vocals; and Neil Perry, mandolin, drums, accordion, background vocals. The Perrys grew up in Alabama, but state they're from Greeneville, Tenn. Kimberly was born July 12, 1983. Reid was born Nov. 17, 1988. Neil was born July 23, 1990. The Band Perry has released five singles from their self-titled 2010 album: "Hip to My Heart," "If I Die Young," which went to No. 1 on the Hot Country Songs chart; "You Lie," "All Your Life"; and "Postcard from Paris." The Band Perry won two Grammy Awards (2010): Top New Vocal Duo or Group and Top New Artist, and three Country Music Association Awards (2011): new Artist of the Year, and Single and Song of the Year ("If I Die Young"). Easton Corbin opens the concert.