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Keller Williams and the Hillbenders Headline the Carson City Off-Road June 28-30, 2019

Written by Charlie Pankey

Williams to perform full set of Tom Petty songs known as “Petty Grass”

(CARSON CITY, NEV.) May 27, 2019 – Epic Rides today announced Keller Williams and the Hillbenders as the Saturday evening headlining act at the Four Peaks Brewing Concert Series during the Carson City Off-Road mountain bike event on June 28-30, 2019. Hailing from Fredericksburg, Virginia, Williams combines elements of folk, rock, bluegrass, reggae, jazz, and funk to create a sound all his own. Known for his exploits as a ‘one-man band’, playing multiple instruments simultaneously, Williams has also collaborated with numerous bands over the years including String Cheese
Incident, Umphrey’s McGee and the Yonder Mountain String Band and has been a regular performer at music festivals like Bonnaroo.

Keller Williams and the Hillbends –
Petty Grass is Bluegrass versions of Tom Petty hits. Sing-alongs that some people didn’t even know they knew. Tom Petty songs are like that, and Petty Grass celebrates this.

Paying homage to one of the greatest rock musicians in American history, Williams and the Hillbenders will take the stage on Saturday, June 29 at 7p at the Carson City Off-Road, performing a full show of songs by Tom Petty
and the Heartbreakers. This free performance for the public, known as “Petty Grass”, will be done by Williams in his signature bluegrass style in the heart of Nevada’s State Capital on Carson Street, an event that will surely be one-of-a-kind and a feast for the ears of any Tom Petty fan.

Jordan T. Will Perform at Carson City Off Road

Following the Williams show at 8:30p, the party continues at Carson City’s Brewery Arts Center just a couple blocks away, showcasing Jordan T., a Hawaiian musician bringing the relaxing island music sound to the eastern
slope of the Sierra Nevada.

“The Brewery Arts Center is excited to be a part of this “epic” weekend,” says the Executive Director of the Brewery Arts Center, Gina Hill. “Everyone at Carson City Off Road has been great to collaborate with and the
combination of music and biking is perfect for the active, creative and engaged community that Carson City is becoming. We are looking forward to working with them to make it even better in the future.”

Both concerts are free for the public thanks to a collaboration between the Brewery Arts Center’s Levitt AMP summer concert series and the Carson City Off-Road. And to complement the celebration of community, Carson
City will be permitting open containers throughout downtown all weekend long, with Four Peaks Brewing Company serving an assortment of their beers at both music venues.

Jordan T

“We are excited to bring such a unique musical act like Keller Williams to the Carson City Off-Road,” said Todd Sadow, Epic Rides President and Co-Founder. “The community of Carson City has fully embraced this event as
their own, and the enthusiasm for the event grows with every year. We’re also excited to get folks back up into the high country again in 2019, riding the iconic Flume Trail with commanding views of Lake Tahoe.”

For more information on the Off-Road Series, visit or follow @epicrides, @whiskeyoffroad, @carsoncityoffroad, @grandjunctionoffroad and @oztrailsoffroad on social media channels. For more information on Keller Williams and the Hillbenders, visit or @kellerwilliams on social media channels.

About Epic Rides
Founded in 1999, Epic Rides has become world famous for producing events that celebrate the many positive aspects of mountain biking. Events such as the 24 Hours in the Old Pueblo presented by Tucson Medical Center,
Tour of the White Mountains, Grand Junction Off-Road, Whiskey Off-Road, Carson City Off-Road and the Oz Trails Off-Road are popular with participants because they offer challenging, fun riding and emphasize the joy and camaraderie inherent in the sport.

** Images courtesy of Jennifer McComb and the Carson City Off Road media and Paradigm Talent Agency

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