Singer performs benefit

Brenn Hill is performing a benefit concert for Relay for Life and his son, Briggs, at the Carson Valley in on Saturday.

Hill's 3-year-old son is fighing brain cancer.

Hill comes from Utah, but says the Great Basin is the epicenter of his music.

Hill was born and raised in Hooper, Utah, but has a connection with Nevada.

Hill's livelihood of making music started with the first of six CDs, "Rangefire" in 1997, more recently with "Endangered" in 2004 and the newest disc, "What a Man's Got to Do" from 2007, according to an R-C story appearing last year.

Hill said he mostly sings his songs in a show but sometimes he gets requests to sing Ian Tyson's "MC Horses" about a dispersal sale of a ranch on the Oregon/Nevada border. His song "Buckaroo Tattoo" was a hit in Texas is frequently requested as is "Burnin' Hair."

To find out more about Hill and to hear some of his music, go to or The concert is in the Shannon Ballroom. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25. For more information, contact manager Brian Ferriman, (615) 369-0810.


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