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Gary Clardy "In the House" Live

  • Grinder House Coffee Shop 73 North Main Street Crossville, TN, 38555 United States (map)

For the past nine years, Gary Clardy has been involved with every school building project or renovation in Rutherford County. As the assistant superintendent for Engineering and Construction, he's overseen projects ranging for energy-efficient lighting upgrades in every school to the construction of Stewarts Creek High. But most people would be surprised to know that at night, he trades in his hard hat for a guitar pick, and he's been making custom guitars for the past few years from his home in Burns, Tenn., where he also has a recording studio. "I've got a varied background but with the professional position I have now, people are kind of shocked that I'm a songwriter and a luthier," Clardy said. Clardy is now donating his talents to help raise money for the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. He's donated one of his handmade guitars -- valued at $2,800 -- to be given as a door prize during the Teddy Bear Music Festival that will be held April 27-28 at the James E. Ward AG Center in Lebanon.
Earlier Event: May 25
Marylin Harris