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West Texas Rehab Fundraiser Features Music of Roy Orbison
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 • Posted July 30, 2014

The sounds of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist Roy Orbison will come alive on Saturday, August 2nd at the Brownwood Coliseum in Brownwood, Texas. The 2014 Remembering When event will feature tribute entertainer Al Nelson performing as the legendary Orbison. Presented by Central Texas Farm Credit, ACA with additional support from Entertainment Sponsor, KTAB NEWS and local sponsor Citizens National Bank of Brownwood as a benefit for West Texas Rehabilitation Center, the evening program offers a unique, memorable event.

Roy Orbison had one of the most distinctive, versatile and powerful voices in pop music. Some of his hits include: “Only the Lonely”; “Crying”; “Candy Man”; “Dream Baby”; “In Dreams”; “Pretty Paper”; “Blue Bayou”; “Mean Woman Blues”; “It’s Over”; ”Oh, Pretty Woman” and “You Got It”. Take a step back in time and enjoy the music of Roy Orbison with Al Nelson who has been entertaining audiences since 1970. Dinner & Show table seating or General Show admission with upper Coliseum seats is available for the evening. Tables of 8 for the Dinner and Show are available for $500 – individual tickets may also be purchased for $75 each. General Admission tickets for the show only are available for $25. For information, to reserve tables or purchase tickets call 325-660-8338, 325-660-8334, or email mcloud@wtrc.com. General Admission tickets may also be purchased in Brownwood at Wendlee Broadcasting, KOXE Radio or the Brownwood Chamber of Commerce and in Abilene at the West Texas Rehabilitation Center.

Additional local support of the West Texas Rehab Center for this special event includes: the Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club of Early; the Early High School Key Club; Wendlee Broadcasting-KXYL Newstalk FM & AM, KQBZ-The Breeze FM, KSTA Coleman AM; and KOXE FM-KBWD AM. Instrumental in the success of the event are program committee members Ed & Debbie Cosgrove; Calvin Fryar; John Guest; Anna Hernandez; Pecan Valley Kiwanis Club of Early Members; Ted & Martha Shelton; Rex Tackett; Dana Thompson and Evy Winn.

The West Texas Rehabilitation Center is a non-profit organization formed in 1953 which is dedicated to providing outpatient rehabilitative care to more than 500 children and adults each day, regardless of a patient’s financial circumstance.

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