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Band Perry to perform before Bank of America 500 at speedway

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The Band Perry will headline a pre-race concert Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The Academy of Country Music’s reigning Vocal Group of the Year, the Band Perry, will headline a pre-race concert and pit party Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

The group’s concert will precede the NASCAR Sprint Cup Bank of America 500 at the track.

Also scheduled to perform will be Parmalee and Jimmy Wayne. In addition, drivers Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson will appear on stage for a fan question-and-answer session.

Everyone in the speedway will be able to watch the concert. Fans will have to buy a pre-race pit pass or driver introduction pass to get into the infield for the concert and the drivers’ program.

The Band Perry – siblings Kimberly, Reid and Neil Perry – had No. 1 hits with “If I Die Young,” “You Lie,” “All Your Life,” “Better Dig Two” and “Done.” The group has received a number of Grammy nominations and won Country Music TV’s Group Video of the Year award.

The concert and party, which also will include pit crew demonstrations and games in the infield area, will start about 4:30 p.m. The Bank of America 500 is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.

Ticket information is available at at the speedway website.

Lyttle: 704-358-6107; Twitter: @slyttle
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