Shenandoah & Exile
Friday, May 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM & 8:00 PM
When country music lovers talk about the greatest groups in the genre, Shenandoah is always at the forefront of any discussion. Fueled by Marty Raybon’s distinctive vocals and the band’s skilled musicianship, Shenandoah became well known for delivering such hits as “Two Dozen Roses”, “Church on Cumberland Road”, and “Next to You, Next to Me”, as well as such achingly beautiful classics as “I Want to be Loved Like That” and the Grammy winning “Somewhere in the Vicinity of the Heart” duet with Alison Kraus. Shenandoah has recorded nine studio albums (3 certified gold) and placed 26 singles on Billboard’s Hot Country songs chart, including thirteen number One hits. Other audience favorites include:“Sunday in the South”, “Mama Knows”, “Rock My Baby”, and “Moon Over Georgia”.
On September 30, 1978, Exile skyrocketed to world-wide fame with their multi-week chart-topper “Kiss You All Over.” In fact, it made Billboard’s Year End Hot 100 Singles of 1978 (Top 5) and later placed in Billboard’s The 50 Sexiest Songs of All Time (Top 10) category. The iconic song has been showcased in feature films such as “Happy Gilmore,” “Employee of the Month,” “Zookeeper, and “Wildhogs”. During their run on the country charts Exile had 10 number one singles including “I Don’t Want to Be a Memory,” “Give Me One More Chance” and “She’s A Miracle.” Exile received 11 nominations including Vocal Group of The Year and Best Instrumental Performance for the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music awards.
The 5 original Exile members re-formed in 2008 with J.P. Pennington, Les Taylor, Sonny LeMaire, Marlon Hargis and Steve Goetzman. The Kentucky Music Hall of Fame members have appeared over 100 times on the Grand Ole Opry. Exile recently released their latest project Hits and the album contains 11 number one songs spanning three decades, along with four additional top ten’s. The ultimate, cross-over band has sold over 8 million records worldwide, with three Gold albums.
Friday, June 14, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Neal McCoy has released fifteen studio albums on various labels, and has released 34 singles to country radio. In 1993, Neal McCoy broke through with the back-to-back number 1 singles “No Doubt About It” and “Wink” from his platinum-certified album “No Doubt About It”. 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”. His awards include Entertainer of the Year, 1998 & 1999 TNN/Music City News Country Awards. With over 6 million records sold, Neal McCoy is a favorite of country music fans. His high energy show is packed with familiar hits including “You Gotta Love That”, “Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye”, and “The Shake”.
The Oak Ridge Boys
“Shine the Light Tour 2019”
Friday, August 30, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Join us for the Oak Ridge Boy’s 2019 “Shine the Light Tour”! Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits and a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. And each remains as enthusiastic about the process as they have ever been. Their hits include “Elvira”, “(I’m Settin’) Fancy Free”, “Bobbie Sue”, and “American Made”.
BOWZER ROCK & ROLL SHOW
Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 8:00 PM
BOWZER’S ROCK ‘N’ DOO-WOP PARTY Hosted by Bowzer himself. Starring: FREDDY “BOOM BOOM” CANNON (“Palisades Park”; “Tallahassee Lassie”; “Where The Action Is”)
SHIRLEY ALSTON REEVES, Original Lead Singer of THE SHIRELLES (“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow”; “Soldier Boy”; “Baby, It’s You”)
JOEY DEE (“Peppermint Twist”; “What Kind of Love Is This”)
BOWZER & THE STINGRAYS
ROCKY & THE ROLLERS
Special Guest: JOHNNY CONTARDO, formerly of SHA NA NA (“Those Magic Changes”)
In 1969, Jon Bauman joined several of his Columbia College classmates “Sha Na Na” and created the character of “Bowzer.” With “Bowzer” the dominant character on stage, Jon was a major force in leading the group to their successful TV series. At its peak, “Sha Na Na” was the #1 syndicated show in America, and was also seen in 32 foreign countries. The series ran for four years first-run and another three in syndicated strip.
While remaining the star of “Sha Na Na,” Jon branched out on his own and made over 150 solo appearances. He guest starred on programs ranging from “The Barbara Mandrell Show” to “Super Password,” and guest hosted such shows as “An Evening at the Improv.” He also appeared with the group in the phenomenally successful movie, “Grease,” and sang the “Born To Hand Jive” number on the “Grease” album, then the biggest-selling soundtrack album of all time.
Friday November 1, 2019 at 8:00 PM
Tracy Lawrence’s most recent studio album GOOD OLE DAYS s an album of duets, pairing a selection of his most iconic hits with some of Country and Rock’s contemporary superstars and newcomers. Upon its release, the album appreciated impressive sales history. During his career, Tracy has sold 13 million albums, has had twenty-two songs on the Billboard Top 10 charts and ACM awards and nominations, as well as a Grammy nomination. Tracy is the host of nationally syndicated country-music radio show, “Honky Tonkin’ With Tracy Lawrence,” and was nominated for “National On-Air Personality of the Year” at the Academy of Country Music in 2017. Hit hit songs include: “Sticks and Stones”, “Today’s Lonely Fool”, “Can’t Break It to My Heart”, “If the Good Die Young”, “As Any Fool Can See”, “Time Marches On”, “Stars over Texas”, “Is That a Tear”, “Better Man, Better Off”, “Lessons Learned”, “Find Out Who Your Friends Are” & many more.