The Texas Opry Theater is welcoming the former Granbury Live Band to their new home stage in Weatherford. They will be known as "The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band," a name given to them by Granbury Live's creator, the late Mr. Tom McRae.
The Jukebox Journey Show is a show directed and produced by Mr. Roger Ramsey, the band's bass player and leader. Jackson Nightingale will headline the show with "Princess" Alecia Echols, Stephanie Little, Zac Wilson and a surprise new addition to the group - Linda Morgan, a former member of the Granbury Live Theater Group, currently with the Rock Box Theater in New Braunfels. Band members Christian Hutton on lead guitar, Mike Echols the blue-eyed Fiddler, Ramsey on bass, Joe Tom McDonald on keyboard and Josh Rodgers on drums.
Nightingale will be an occasional vocal addition to the group. He spent 10 years in Branson, co-hosting the "Jennifer In The Morning Show," with Jennifer Wilson.
Nightingale's talent, polish and professionalism will be well received by all of the fans of the former Granbury Live Band. Jukebox Journey will commemorate three decades of American music from the 50s, 60s, 70s and even the 80s.
Don't miss the show at 3 p.m. Aug. 17.
The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band will serve as the house band, opening or backing up most of the future shows at the Texas Opry Theater. In addition to Linda Morgan, future headliners will include Michael Hix on Oct. 12, opening for "The Real Deal of Country Music," Connie Smith. Watch for the return of Carey Dyer to the group and more. The band will open shows for Legend's International Tribute Artist Tom Sadge as Neil Diamond on Sept. 14, Johnny Rogers will return on Dec. 7 in a Rockin' & Rollin' Christmas and a Lone Star Country Christmas Show on Dec. 14.
Watch 2014 for the return of Donny Edwards, "The Next Best Thing to THE KING" with the "Ultimate Tribute Band Fever at New Years" and the "Original Platters" from Branson, Mo. on Valentines Day, Feb. 14, 2014. The Amazing Made In Texas Show Time Band and more to be announced soon.
Tickets are available online at texasoprytheater.com or by calling (817) 341-1000.