Watson performing at Epworth Sept. 5

In her third appearance in Bethesda, country music singer Hayley Watson-Moore will perform from 7-9 p.m. at Epworth Park on Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009. Hayley performed for a packed audience during the village's Chautauqua celebration in July, and the Cottage Owners' Association is pleased to welcome her back to our open-air covered auditorium on North Main Street for another evening of current country favorites as well as traditional tunes.

Two months ago Hayley enchanted Epworth Park with her beautiful voice, excellent vocal control and personality. Her program was non-stop motion, high-energy and full of spunk and fun. She kicked and danced her way into everyone's hearts and had the crowd on its feet dancing, too. Spectators were invited to sing along on several numbers as well. Saturday's concert is highly anticipated and will, no doubt, be well-attended. Get your seats early!

A newlywed and busy mother from Zanesville, Hayley makes time for a full slate of public performances at festivals and other venues in the tri-state. Since her July visit for Chautauqua, Hayley sang and finished second in her category at the Muskingum County Fair. With more than 12 years in public performances under her belt, Hayley began her music career by entering and winning a hometown talent search, the prize for which was a 10-song album produced in Nashville, Tenn. and a recording with Joe Diffie's band. Hayley has recorded a total of five albums.

Six-time opener for Neal McCoy, Hayley has also opened for Ricky Skaggs, Aaron Tippin, Tracy Byrd and Confederate Railroad. In May 2008, she sang at the Dodge Challenger 500 in Darlington, S.C. and at the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series in Martinsville, Va. In 2005 Watson auditioned for American Idol and also made it into Nashville Star's second round.

Concerts at Epworth Park are family-friendly events. Please join Hayley Watson-Moore and her family for a fun-filled evening of excellent music. The concession stand at the park entrance will be opens at 6 p.m. and will remain open during the concert. Concert admission and parking are free, although donations are appreciated. Concerts go on rain or shine.

Summer concerts are presented by the Epworth Park Cottage Owners' Association in cooperation with the Belmont County Tourism Council. For more information, call Larry Anderson at 740-484-1130.