The Heart of Texas Roadshow will be staged at the Texas Troubadour Theater at 2416 Music Valley Drive in Nashville, on Saturday, July 17. The show begins at 2:00 PM and admission is $15 per person in advance. Tickets are now on sale at www.heartoftexascountry.com. Tickets will also be available at the door the day of the performance for $20.
The entertainment this year will be full of Traditional Country Music entertainers including Darrell McCall, Tony Booth, Tayla Lynn, Mary Lou Turner, Chuck Hancock, Margie Singleton, Mona McCall, Bobby Lewis, Bobby G. Rice, Kaye Tolson, Allison Crowson and Joe Rucker.
Darrell McCall is a legendary Texas dance hall entertainer with many hits to his credit including “Dreams of A Dreamer” “It’s The Water” “There’s Still A Lot of Love In San Antone” and his duet with Willie Nelson on “Lily Dale.” His latest album is “Keeping With Tradition.”
Darrell’s wife Mona will also join him on stage. Mona released her first album “Memories Love A Melody” eight years ago and is a featured part of the Darrell McCall show.
Tony Booth gained fame by working for Buck Owens as a front man and bass player. He branched out on his own with major hits including “Cinderella” “Keys In The Mailbox” “Close Up The Honkytonks” and “Lonesome 7-7203.” His latest project is titled “Old School.”
Mary Lou Turner was a long time duet partner with Country Music Hall of Famer Bill Anderson. The duo recorded many hits together including the number one “Sometimes” “That’s What Made Me Love You” “Where Are You Going Billy Boy?” and “I’m Way Ahead of You.” She has released two projects on Heart of Texas Records with her latest titled “Sentimental Music Journey.”
Margie Singleton signed a recording contract with Starday Records in 1957 and released her first hit “One Step Nearer To You.” In the 1960’s, enjoyed great success as duet partner with both George Jones and Faron Young. In 1964, she enjoyed a Top Five Hit with “Keeping Up With the Joneses.” She also recorded the first version of “Harper Valley PTA.”
Chuck Hancock has been both an acclaimed gospel and country singer/songwriter. This Texas born artist devotes much time to not only producing his own music, but has most recently been in the studio working with other artists as well. He has two albums on Heart of Texas including “You Can’t Get The Texas Out of Me” and his latest “Classic Country Favorites.”
Tayla Lynn is the granddaughter of Country Music Hall of Famer Loretta Lynn. She has been performing since her teens and recently joined the Heart of Texas roster. Her debut album “Tayla Lynn Sings Loretta Lynn” has received rave reviews and she has been heavily touring with Tre Twitty across the country as well as doing her solo performances.
Bobby Lewis recorded for United Artists throughout the 1960’s, Lewis garnered chart records with “How Long Has It Been?” “From Heaven To Heartache” and “Hello Mary Lou.” Bobby’s Heart of Texas Release was titled “Then And Now.”
Bobby G. Rice wrote and recording a song that would become a standard in Country Music. “You Lay So Easy On My Mind” was not only a hit for Rice, but also recorded over 100 times by artists including Loretta Lynn, Conway Twitty, Roy Orbison, Pat Boone, Kenny Price and Bill Anderson. Bobby recorded the album “Down In Texas” for Heart of Texas Records.
Kaye Tolson is one of the newer artists on Heart of Texas Records. A talented musician, she plays bass for many of our Heart of Texas Roadshows. Tolson’s album titled “Share My World” is her first project and features a duet with Justin Trevino.
Joe Rucker has been performing country music since his teenage years. He has worked with many of the greats in the business including Charley Louvin, Jeannie C. Riley and Margie Singleton.
Allison Crowson has worked the Texas Music circuit for decades and produced the Bluebonnet Opry show in Brenham for many years. She is the owner of The White Horse venue in Burton, Texas.
The band will consist of Drew Covington on fiddle, Ben Hall on guitar, Kaye Tolson on bass, Doug Jernigan on steel and Dena Johnson on drums.
For more information about the Heart of Texas Country Music Association, log on to www.heartoftexascountry.com.