Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
PORTALES—An Eastern New Mexico University graduate is giving a benefit concert in Farwell, Texas, on Saturday, Oct. 23 to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Singer-songwriter Jana Stanfield will perform at 7 p.m. that evening in the Farwell (Texas) High School Auditorium. She will also offer a songwriting workshop in mid-afternoon. There will also be other workshops offered by event organizers. All proceeds will be donated to the Panhandle Region (eastern New Mexico and West Texas) of MDA.
Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for adults. They can be purchased by calling 505.356.5533 or mailing checks to first Presbyterian Church, 108 S. Ave. F, Portales, NM 88130.
A song, "If I had Only Known," written by Stanfield and recorded by Reba McEntire sold four million copies. She also wrote a song on the "8 Seconds" soundtrack which sold over a million copies. She received a gold record for a song she wrote on Suzy Bogguss' "Aces" album. Her songs have also been recorded by Andy Williams, Gary Morris, John Schneider and Megon McDonough.
Her songs have been heard on "Oprah," "20/20," and "Entertainment Tonight," among others. She has performed nationally on The Grand Old Opry, TNN and The Jerry Lewis Telethon.
Stanfield has opened for such performers as Bernie Seigel, Kenny Loggins and the Dixie Chicks.
For more information, call Mary Ayala at 505.562.2707.