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Sulligent Native, Band Get Shot at the Grammys

Matt Barnes

SULLIGENT, Ala. (WCBI) — A West Alabama native and his band are headed to the Grammys this weekend.

Sulligent native and guitarist Matt Barnes and his band, Within Reason, won CBS’s “Grammy Live: The Gig of a Lifetime” contest. The prize is a performance this weekend during three days leading up to the Grammy Awards Sunday night, which will be

Birmingham-Ala.-based rock band Within Reason, which includes Sulligent native Matt Barnes

aired on WCBI.

The Birmingham-based rock band will perform live in Los Angeles Saturday night.