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Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree broadcast free admission
By Tracy Pitcox: The Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree will be broadcast live from the Ed Davenport Civic Center in Brady, Texas, on Saturday night, March 14, 2009. The show will be staged from Midnight until 2:00 AM on Sunday morning. Admission is free.
The Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree is the second longest radio show in the history of Country Music, second only to the Grand Ole Opry. It was started by the late Ernest Tubb and is broadcast weekly from the Texas Troubadour Theater in Nashville.
This is the first time in a number of years that the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree’s broadcast has originated from anywhere but Nashville. It will be broadcast over WSM AM Clear Channel 650 in Nashville, KNEL FM 95.3 in Brady and on the world wide web on www.wsmonline.com.
“We are so excited about broadcasting the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree from Texas and especially in Brady,” David McCormick, CEO of the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree said. “The Midnight Jamboree is an institution in Country Music and has featured virtually every one in the industry from Elvis to Alan Jackson.”
The free show is open to the public with doors opening at 11:30 PM. The show will feature Ferlin Husky, Leona Williams, Darrell McCall, Justin Trevino, Amber Digby, Heather Myles, Frankie Miller, Willie P. Richardson, Mona McCall, Big Bill Lister, Robert Mizzell, Kim Murray and Rance Norton.
Jennifer Herron and Tracy Pitcox will MC the program.
For more information about the broadcast from Brady, call (325) 597-1895. For more information about the Ernest Tubb Record Shops and the Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree, please log on to www.ernesttubb.com.