After bringing down the house for 30 years, the Greenville Follies will be taking their final bow. The 30th Anniversary show scheduled for 28-29 April 2017 will be the final Follies Fundraiser. You won’t want to miss the fun! Greenville Follies is a musical revue that raises funds for community projects. The cast and crew are composed entirely of local residents. Follies is glitzy, fast paced entertainment where local talent gets star billing in comedy and production numbers that rival professional stage shows. The Follies fund-raiser started in 1987. There have been a total of 18 shows raising over $680,000 for local non-profit organizations. The 2017 Follies proceeds will benefit The Hunt County Children’s Advocacy Center.
The Kenneth Threadgill Concert Series Presents Neal McCoy
We are sorry to report that tonight’s concert has been cancelled due to the death of Mr. McCoy’s father. It will be rescheduled soon and all purchased tickets will still be good for that event. Please call 903-457-3126 for more information.The Kenneth Threadgill Concert Series presents Neal McCoy in concert, featuring his new album “Don’t You Know Me”, songs from the Great American Songbook, with special guest, Texas singer-songwriter Jason Eady.
Neal McCoy, is an American country music singer. He has released ten studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio. Although he first charted on Billboard Hot Country Songs in 1988, he did not reach Top 40 for the first time until 1992’s “Where Forever Begins”, which peaked at number 40. McCoy broke through a year later with the back-to-back number 1 singles “No Doubt About It” and “Wink” from his platinum-certified album No Doubt About It. Although he has not topped the country charts since, his commercial success continued into the late 1990s with two more platinum albums and a gold album, as well as six more Top Ten hits. A seventh Top Ten hit, the number 10 “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On”, came in 2005 from his self-released That’s Life.
Tickets available at www.showtimeatthegma.com.
Tanya Tucker to be at the Texan Theater on Friday, February 24th!
In 1974, Rolling Stone ran a cover story on Tanya Tucker with the headline that said “You’re Gonna Hear From Me.” Truer words have never been spoken. For four decades, her sultry voice and vivacious stage presence has helped to make her one of the most admired and respected female vocalists in the Country Music genre. Tanya’s reign includes 23 Top 40 albums and a string of 56 Top 40 singles, 10 of which reached the No. 1 spot on the Billboard charts. Along the way, she has provided some of the biggest country music hits of each decade, including, “Blood Red and Goin’ Down,” “Would you Lay with Me (In a Field of Stone)” and “Texas (When I Die),” just to name a few. Tucker is also the recipient of numerous awards, including two CMAs, two ACMs, and three CMT awards. For more information, visit tanyatucker.com.
Hit Songs Include: Delta Dawn, What’s Your Mama’s Name and Strong Enough to Bend
The Texan Theater is the Ultimate Fan Experience! Intimate show (only 118 seats, back row only 68 ft from the stage), close parking, full gourmet dinner, luxurious table seating, and all gratuities always included.
Tickets are available here:
3rd Annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest
SAVE THE DATE/CALENDAR LISTING
3rd BOB WILLS FIDDLE FESTIVAL & CONTEST
Oct. 6-9, 2016 — Greenville, Texas
Tickets on sale Aug. 1 for Oct. 7 & 8 concerts with headliners Asleep at the Wheel
and the Time Jumpers
featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, “Ranger Doug” Green and Paul Franklin
3rd annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest
Thursday-Sunday, Oct. 6-9, 2016
Friday, Oct. 7 – Asleep at the Wheel, Dale Watson and the Jason Roberts Band joined by Texas Playboy Leon Rausch
Saturday, Oct. 8 – The Time Jumpers featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, “Ranger Doug” Green and Paul Franklin
Greenville Municipal Auditorium, 2821Washington St., Greenville, Texas
Tickets on Sale Aug 1: showtimeatthegma.com, GMA box office or 903.457.2994
Information: bobwillsfiddlefest.com, showtimeatthegma.com
Mark your calendars now for the third annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest, taking place Thursday, Oct. 6, through Sunday, Oct. 9 in Greenville, Texas. Events include the Oct. 7 Kenneth Threadgill Concert Series triple bill with Asleep at the Wheel, Dale Watson and the Jason Roberts Band joined by Texas Playboy Leon Rausch, and the Oct. 8 concert with the Time Jumpers, featuring Vince Gill, Kenny Sears, “Ranger Doug” Green and Paul Franklin. Both shows will take place at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium, 2821 Washington St., Greenville, Texas. Ticket prices for reserved seats for the Oct. 7 show are $36 to $56; reserved seats for for the Oct. 8 show are $35 to $55. Both go on sale Aug. 1 and will be available at showtimeatthegma.com, at the venue box office (check for hours of operation) or by calling 903.457.2994. The four days of activities include the popular Bob Wills Fiddle Contest, free concerts, dances and other family-friendly activities honoring Texas’ legendary western-swing king Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys.
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