ROWENA - Get ready for some great music and a wonderful meal in Runnels County as the “Music for Meals” Benefit gets rolling on Saturday, May 13 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, when Grammy award winner and guitar virtuoso Brad Davis takes the stage.

ROWENA - Get ready for some great music and a wonderful meal in Runnels County as the “Music for Meals” Benefit gets rolling on Saturday, May 13 at the St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Parish Hall, when Grammy award winner and guitar virtuoso Brad Davis takes the stage.

Davis a singer, songwriter and guitar player extraordinaire is headlining the event with his own brand of “Rockin’ Bluegrass Americana.” Tom Glosup and Crossfire are on the playbill as well and will be performing with Davis. All proceeds from the event go to provide home delivered meals in Runnels County. Meals on Wheels Plus of Abilene, provides meals for elderly and younger adults in Winters, Ballinger and Rowena. Meals For The Elderly in San Angelo provides meals to elderly individuals in the Miles area.

The event gets rolling at 5 p.m. and will feature a grilled pork loin dinner, a live auction, great music and dancing.

Davis, known for his signature “ double down flat-picking” guitar style, has played with a who’s who of musical royalty in the country, bluegrass and rock genres, including legends Earl Scruggs, Willie Nelson and Marty Stuart and others like Tim McGraw, Steve Earl, John Hiatt, Sheryl Crow, Emmylou Harris, Pam Tillis, Tommy Shaw of Styx, David Lee Roth and Sweethearts of the Rodeo. Plus, he’s performed on the Grand Ole Opry. He has also been in Billie Bob Thornton’s band “The Boxmasters” since 2002 and has scored two of his movies.

The auction will include four Alvarez acoustic guitars and three electric guitars, as well as a vehicle detail valued at $100, a child’s motorized car, gift certificates and other items from local retailers and individuals.

Sponsors for the event include Signature sponsor Buddy’s Plant Plus, GPS Insurance and Brotherton Foods & Produce, Stage Spotlight sponsors; Alvarez and Horn Brothers Construction, Golden Guitar sponsors and Sweetwater Steel, Bluegrass Music sponsor.

Tickets are only $15 each for the pork loin meal and complementary beverages. Children under 12 get in free if accompanied by a ticketed adult. Tickets are on sale at the Ballinger National Bank, 900 Hutchins Ave., Meals For The Elderly, San Angelo, Ballinger Chamber of Commerce, 700 Railroad Ave., the Runnels County Register, 709 Hutchins Ave. Ballinger, Beefmaster Steakhouse, 1608 N. Broadway Ave., Ballinger, West Texas State Bank, Rowena and The Crossing Travel Market, Highway 83/153 in Winters. Tickets are also available online at www.mealsonwheelsplus.com or by calling 325-672-5050.