MIDDLEBOURNE, W. Va. — As the saying goes, “Ain’t no party….like a Black Diamond party” and the 2012 version of the monster event will see action on and off the track all weekend as the Circle Track Management Group is pleased to present the Davisson Brothers Band on Thursday Night, August 30th and Parkersburg area rockers Mirror Mirror headlining the stage on Friday Night, August 31st supplying post-race extra-curricular fun. Motorsports biggest little party, the Black Diamond 125 at Tyler County Speedway will roll out a warm Mountaineer welcome to the greatest race fans in the world for three days of hardcore, hammer down in your face style of wicked action the speedway has come accustomed to and featuring the unforgettable and always legendary Tyler County pit parties that have become a ‘bullring’ Labor Day tradition!
West Virginia’s favorite sons, the Davisson Brothers Band from nearby Clarksburg, WV will set the tone for the 2012 Black Diamond 125 weekend with a special Thursday Night, Aug. 30th performance at the traditional Black Diamond Launch Pit Party at the conclusion of the first night of racing action. One of the regions hottest acts, and back by popular demand as the group opened up for Craig Morgan during the Bullring Bonanza back on Memorial Weekend and also headlined the Thursday Night portion of the 50th Annual Tyler County Fair.
The Davisson Brothers Band has a unique style infusing a remarkable blend of country, southern rock, and bluegrass to create a distinctive sound captured in their first single, “Big City Hillbilly.” This sound, combined with the band’s talent and energy, has gained a loyal fan base all over the Eastern United States. Brothers Chris and Donnie Davisson and cousin Sammy Davisson, along with childhood friend Aaron Regester, are continuing musical pursuits started by the Davisson family long ago. Aaron’s reliable drums and Sammy’s solid bass groove provide the perfect foundation for Donnie’s impassioned, soulful vocals with Sammy’s flawless harmonies all driven by Chris’s mind-bending blend of bluegrass, country, and blues guitar creating a sound unlike anything you’ve ever heard. “Music has always been a part of our lives,” says Chris, “and now we’re living our dad’s and uncle’s dream—playing music around the country and hearing ourselves on the radio.”
The Circle Track Management Group is excited about bringing the high energy show of the Davisson Brothers Band back to Tyler County and kicking off the coolest crown jewel in motorsports. “We are extremely excited to add to the overall event experience of the Black Diamond weekend by providing live entertainment to our fans on Thursday and Friday night,” said Tyler County Speedway promoter Frank Wilson. “The Davisson Brothers Band always put on a fantastic show that fits our fanbase perfectly, they will be a great addition to the weekend and an awesome way to kick off the festivities and make the Black Diamond an even more memorable event at the ‘bullring’.
Popular Parkersburg area rockers Mirror Mirror will also take to the stage to rock the hills of the Black Diamond after Friday Night’s action with a Night Two follow up Pit Party not to be missed.
“Dirt Racing’s Coolest Crown Jewel & Biggest Little Party” eagerly awaits thousands of race fans August 30- September 1, 2012 and will greet over 200 race teams from all across the United States to compete for over $180,000 dollars in purse money. Be there when World Of Outlaw and National stars; Rick Eckert, Josh Richards, Darrell Lanigan, Ray Cook, Dale McDowell, Bub McCool, Tim McCreadie, & others face-off against regional favorites Paul Wilmoth Jr, JaredMiley, Butch McGill, and the rest of the weekend warriors as they prepare for battle at the most exciting quarter mile facility in the country!
For more information regarding the Black Diamond 125 or the Tyler County Speedway check us out online atwww.tylercountyspeedwayonline.com or www.blackdiamond125.com or follow us on various social media channels as well.
Advanced tickets are on sale now, to order your Black Diamond tickets or reserve your seat call the ticket office at 304-771-5661. Three day advance general admission prices are $50 with children 7-12 years of age only $15, children age 6 and under are admitted free, and three day advance pit credentials are priced at $60. Reserved seating on the top 4 rows is also available at a $5 upcharge, which will cover all 3 days. Single day grandstand admission will be available for purchase any day of the event. Additionally, ticket ordering forms are included in all “Black Diamond” brochures.
Make sure you’re a part of the history & excitement as Tyler County Speedway celebrates the newest Mountain State racing tradition of motorsports excellence with the running of the ‘Black Diamond 125’.