Long Pond, PA (July 29,2013) ― Eric Lee Beddingfield, the most played independent artist on secondary radio, will perform the National Anthem, as well as a pre-race concert, prior to the 1:00 pm ET start of the August 4, GoBowling.com 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono Raceway.
A 2010 collaboration with country legend George Jones led to Beddingfield’s breakout single “The Gospel According To Jones”. This also led to his debut performance at the Grand Ole Opry as part of George Jones’s 80th birthday celebration. In 2012, he was named Billboard’s ‘Artist to Watch,’ as well as, Music Row Magazine’s Independent ‘Artist of the Year.’
Beddingfield had four top 20 singles from his 2nd album “This Life Ain’t For Everyone” produced by Kent Wells, a success that has never been achieved by any other independent artist.
Singer/songwriter and WKRZ radio personality, Melissa Krahnke, will perform the National Anthem for Saturday’s Pocono Mountains 125, NASCAR Camping World Series race. Local teenager, Crystal Martinez, will perform the National Anthem for Friday’s ModSpace 125, ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race.
Tickets for the GoBowling.com 400 weekend of speed, August 2-4, at “The Tricky Triangle” are available on line at www.poconoraceway.com or by calling toll free 1-800-RACEWAY (1-800-722-3939). Sunday grandstand tickets start at $45.00 with kids (12 and younger) Concourse Grandstand tickets starting at $22.50.