Texas Country Music Hall of Famer Gene Watson celebrates 50 years in country music

Posted Tuesday, Jun. 25, 2013  comments  Print Reprints

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On Sat., July 6, Gene Watson, "The Singer's Singer," will take the stage at the Texas Opry Theater.

Country legend George Jones once said in Maverick Magazine, “Gene Watson is one of my all-time favorite ballad singers, the way he belts out a ballad, it just doesn't get any better than that. Whenever country music aficionados discuss the genre's best traditional male vocalist, Gene Watson's name is among those that surface. He should be in the Country Music Hall of Fame.”

Watson was inducted in 2012 to the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame.

From 3-6 p.m. on July 6, in response to fan request, Watson and the Farewell Party Band will celebrate Watson’s 50th year in country music and his induction into the HOF.

Watson has appeared at the Texas Opry Theater several times between 2002 and 2006. He is the envy of his peers and the idol of such younger performers as Joe Nichols, Brad Paisley, Trace Adkins, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Lee Ann Womack and Randy Travis.

The Amazing Made In Texas Showtime Band, formerly Granbury LIVE Band, will open the show for Watson. Sean, Josh, Mike, Christian, Roger, & a guest pianist will give a short preview of what to expect on their next show on Aug. 17 with Jackson Nightingale at The Texas Opry Theater.

Visit www.texasoprytheater.com and click on the “Buy Tickets Now!” button to choose your own seats, check out securely with your credit card and print your tickets on your computer in a matter of minutes.

The show is already filling up fast so tickets should be purchased as soon as possible for this Independence Day Weekend Show!

Reserved seat tickets are $40 Platinum (first 8 rows); $30 Gold Reserved (middle 8 rows); and $20 silver Reserved (back 3 rows) Whatever your choice, there is not a bad seat in the house.

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