Murphy at Rocket Boys Festival

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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr.

BECKLEY — Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a one million dollar grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, is humbled to be this year’s winner of the Spirit of the Coalfields Award. Catch his live concert Friday Oct. 2nd at the Tamarack Theatre as part of the 2015 Rocket Boys Festival.

The Spirit of the Coalfields award is presented to individuals who have overcome events to succeed. According to event organizers, representatives of the state’s mining industry and community leaders will gather at the event to recognize miners, engineers, safety and environmental professionals, community members and innovators. Don’t miss out on your chance to see Landau’s live concert after the awards!

Join Landau for an evening of timeless Great American Songbook classics that are sure to please music fans of all ages. Get your tickets now at,, or at the Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine for Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. live! Concert time starts at 8:00 PM. Fans can also get ticket for the October Sky movie screening starting at 6:00 PM at Tamarack Theatre located at 1 Tamarack Park, Beckley, WV 25801.

Followers of the America’s Got Talent winner will be treated to tunes from Landau’s Billboard #1 ranked debut CD “That’s Life” and his holiday release “Christmas Made For Two”, plus a sneak peek at titles from his upcoming third album, slated for a 2015 release. Landau’s annual Christmas tour is a fan and media favorite; the always humble and smiling singer has performed holiday hits on national outlets including “CNN,” “Fox and Friends,” “The Wendy Williams Show,” and live telecasts of the “Macy’s Holiday Parade” and the “Hollywood Christmas Parade.” His dozens of concert appearances have included Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, the Apollo Theater in New York City, The Mercedes Benz Arena in Shanghai China, and performing for US Troops stationed in Europe.

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