Written by Jesse Quigg, Volunteer Publicist, Sopchoppy Opry Sunday, 15 January 2012 15:47
The Sopchoppy Opry will perform its 146th show with the season opener on January 28, 2012!Over the years, many individual and groups have graced the historic stage and the high standards of musical skill each brought to the show has developed a rich tradition of excellence that has made the Opry "just the right place to be for the best classic country, bluegrass and Gospel Music" for musicians and fans! Better get your tickets early! Call 962-3711! All tickets are $10!
South Bound’s special guest for the January 28 show and in their Opry debut performance will be Tom Roberts (pictured top right) with the Way Up & Beauty Music Band (pictured bottom right) – another good example of excellence the Sopchoppy Opry has come to represent!
“Tom Roberts is about the best finger picker around and the bands he brings along – Way Up & Beauty Music, when together could be called the Tom Roberts Orchestra! There are violins (fiddles for us country folks), a trumpet, stand-up bass, keyboard, concertina, harmonicas and a host of great singers!" Don’t miss this show! Call 962-3711 early for tickets! Don’t miss these fantastic bands’ Opry debut!
Opry fans, its not too late to get 2012 season tickets! For just $54, you’ll have a reserved seat to six (6) great ‘regular’ shows (January 28 – Tom Roberts w/Way Up & Beauty Music Bands; March 31 - Big Bend Blue Grass; May 26 – Shepherds Creek; July 28 – Lisa Watson & Pure Platinum; September 29 - Swiftwater & November 17 – Hoot Gibson) and have first choice of seats for all Opry ‘special’ shows during the year!
Special show seats are $15 and sold separately. Five (5) ‘special’ shows are being scheduled for 2012! Two (2) specials are already set: February 25 with Wayne Martin & his Country Gold Band featuring David Rudd & Billy Rader; April 14 the Todd Allen Show, a Branson & Vegas style show featuring songs of the legends of country & rock’n’ roll – Johnny Cash, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison & Elvis will roll into town; August 25 – The Purvis Brothers perform a ‘Willie Nelson Tribute’ (unconfirmed-date is tentative; October 27 - An All Gospel Opry (unconfirmed); December 8 – the 1st annual Sopchoppy Opry Christmas Show (artist not yet confirmed).
All this and a new show by our own fantastic house band, South Bound at all six of the season’s regular shows! Don’t wait! Call today for your tickets!
Come early and enjoy an entree’, BBQ pork sandwich, hotdog and a homemade dessert made exclusively for Opry fans! The Opry Cafe and ticket office open at 5:30 on show date. Entertainment is suitable for the whole family! All facilities are fully handicapped accessible! Groups are always welcome! Come one come all! Call today for ticket and show information, 962-3711!
We look forward to seeing you
at the Opry in 2012!
Story: Jesse Quigg, Opry Publicist (volunteer)
Pictures: Tom Roberts
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