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Gene Watson & Randy Rogers Headline Brady Lake Music Fest
Wednesday, June 4, 2008 • Posted June 4, 2008

The Brady/McCulloch County Chamber of Commerce and the Heart of Texas Country Music Association, along with title sponsors Brady National Bank and Lubke’s Chevrolet are pleased to announce the highly anticipated musical entertainment line-up for the 2008 Brady Lake Music Fest scheduled for June 6th, 7th and 8th, in Brady, Texas.

This new event will encompass numerous musical acts from multiple country music genres - Traditional Country, New Country, Texas Country, and Tejano - that will appeal to a wide variety of local and regional music lovers. The event will also celebrate the musical traditions and connections of the Brady and Heart of Texas community.

Two of the hottest Latin acts to hit West Texas, Proximo Sonido and Grupo Viento will take the stage from 7 p.m. until 12 midnight Friday night for an evening of music and entertainment under the Brady Lake Pavillion.

Saturday boasts a full day of music beginning at 11 a.m. with Tommy Alverson kicking things off. One highlight is an intimate songwriter circle hosted by Kent Finlay, McCulloch County native and owner of the Cheatham Street Warehouse, at 5 p.m.. Cheatham Street alum, Randy Rogers, will take the stage at 10 p.m. The 4th Annual Smoke on the Hill BBQ Cook-Off will take place alongside the music Saturday. A washer pitching and horseshoe tossing tournament are also scheduled to take place Saturday.

Complete Line-up (times subject to change)

Friday, June 6

Grupo Viento 7 p.m.

Proximo Sonido 9 p.m.

Saturday, June 7:

Tommy Alverson, 11 a.m.

Amber Digby, 12:30 p.m.

Rich O’Toole, 2 p.m.

Justin Trevino, 3:30 p.m.

Kent Finlay’s Songwriter Circle, 5 p.m.

Seth James, 7 p.m.

Gene Watson, 8:30 p.m.

Randy Rogers Band, 10pm

Sunday morning’s activities will be led by SoundWord and will feature a free breakfast and song and praise service beginning at 7:30 a.m.

Gates will open to the public at 6 p.m. on Friday night and again at 10 a.m. on Saturday. Tickets for Friday evening are $10, Saturday’s tickets are $20, and passes for both days are $25. Attendance at Sunday’s events are free.

For more information, call the Brady Chamber of Commerce at 325-597-3491.

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