The Llano Country Opry will be staged at the Lantex Theater in downtown Llano, Texas, on September 13. There will be two performances with the afternoon show at 2:30 PM. The afternoon show is sold out. There are still tickets available for the evening performance at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $20 each. Tickets are on sale at the Llano Chamber of Commerce or by calling (325) 247-5354.
Country Music Legend Larry Gatlin will headline the monthly show.
Larry Gatlin was born in 1948 in Seminole, Texas, the son of an oil driller. The oldest of the three Gatlin brothers, he was by age seven, already accompanying younger brothers, Steve and Rudy in singing at family and church events.
After high school, Larry went to the University of Houston on a football scholarship. Larry majored in English and developed “a love affair with the English Language” that later served him in his songwriting.
On the strength of his songwriting talents, Larry Gatlin became known throughout Nashville music Industry. While Steve and Rudy were finishing college, Larry was already touring the small club and listening room circuit as a solo act, looking forward to the time when he could afford to expand his live show to include his brothers.
December 1992 marked a farewell to concert touring for the Gatlin brothers. Then came a major turning point in his career. Larry took the lead role in the Tony award winning best musical “The Will Rogers Follies.”
Larry is a family man, who shares with his wife Janis, a home in Nashville, Tennessee. They are the proud parents of two children, Josh and Kristin.
In 2008, for the first time in 17 years, Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers reunited as a band, returning to the road and released Pilgrimage on Curb Records. Today, Larry and the boys maintain a healthy tour schedule and, as members, play the Grand Ole Opry many times each year. Larry is a regular guest contributor to the Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, Fox News Radio and FoxNews.com.
Other entertainers include Rance Norton, Myra Rolen, Colby Sheppard, Justin Trevino, Sammy Geistweidt, Bode Barker, Bucille Snotgrass, Shane Lively and Charlie Walton. Tracy Pitcox will MC the show.
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