By Jaymie Mordue

Sammy Shelor will headline the PCMA’s second annual Banjothon.

The event is sponsored by Glad Precision Machine and will be held at 420 Woodland Drive in Stuart.

The doors open at 4:30 p.m. with open jam starting at 4:45 p.m.

Bring a $5 donation and you will be entered into two drawings for the opportunity to win cash prizes.

Narrow Road, staring Tommy Nichols, will open the show at 6 p.m.

The inaugural Banjothon was created after PCMA organizer Denny Alley asked Shelor, a five time IBMA Award Winner for Banjo Performer of the Year, if he would like to help put a Banjothon together.

Shelor has many achievements and has won numerous awards for his musical talents throughout the years, one of which was the 2011 Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, where Shelor won $50,000.

“I give him credit. He’s never given up on his music; good times and bad times, he never walked away from what he believed in, his music,” Alley said, adding that not many banjo players ever received the Steve Martin award.

Shelor has 16 albums with Lonesome River Band, who he has been performing with for 28 years.

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