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ATHENS, Alabama - Rainy conditions in Limestone County didn't stop singer Brittany Howard from posing for a few photos this evening during the Dinner in the Orchard gathering in Athens.
The Athens-based, Grammy-nominated band was one of three musical acts set to perform during the event, which wasThe sold-out Athens Arts League fundraiser was originally slated to take place outside at Isom's Orchard.
City of Athens spokeswoman Holly Hollman said the event will raise more than ,000 for the Athens Arts League.
"The Athens-based group along with Wes and Marlene Isom of Isom's Orchard worked together on the event to provide funds to support a downtown art facility so that local artists can have affordable rental space and so that children of the community can be exposed to art opportunities," she said.
Trippin' Dixie and .45 Surprise were also scheduled to perform at the event.
Updated at 8:31 p.m. to correct the names of the two bands opening for the Alabama Shakes. They were incorrectly listed in a news release sent to the media Friday afternoon.
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