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Heart of Texas Country Music Association's 23rd Anniversary
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 • Posted March 21, 2012

The Heart of Texas Country Music Association will celebrate its 23th Anniversary on Friday and Saturday, March 23rd and 24th, and Friday and Saturday, March 30th and 31st in Brady. The festivities will include a Welcome Party on the Friday nights at the Heart of Texas Events Center, an afternoon Matinee Concert at 1:00 PM on the Saturdays followed by a Dance on Saturday night at the Brady Civic Center. The entertainment this year will be full of Traditional Country Music legends including Junior Brown, Johnny Bush, Darrell McCall, Bobby Flores, Billy Mata, Norma Jean, Mona McCall, George Hamilton IV, Dottsy, Diane McCall, Justin Trevino, Tony Booth, Curtis Potter, Frankie Miller, Bobby Lewis, Kimberly Murray, Rance Norton and Landon Dodd. The Welcome Party and Dance on Friday night, March 23, will feature Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band with Darrell McCall, Curtis Potter and Tony Booth. The event on Friday, March 30, will feature Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition with Darrell McCall, Curtis Potter and Tony Booth. The dances will be from 8:00 PM until Midnight and both are sold out.The Saturday Matinee Concerts will feature Tony Booth, Curtis Potter, Amber Digby, Kimberly Murray, Georgette Jones, Frankie Miller, Darrell & Mona McCall, Rance Norton, George Hamilton IV, Landon Dodd and Justin Trevino. Junior Brown will appear on the March 24 events and Johnny Bush will be included on the March 31 events. Admission to the concert is $20.00 per person. The concerts will be held from 1:00 PM until 3:30 PM.The Saturday Night Dance will begin at 8:00 PM on March 24 and then 7:00 PM on March 31. The March 31 dance is sold out and there are very limited tickets remaining for the March 24 dance. Admission is $20.00 and it is BYOB. The Ernest Tubb Midnight Jamboree will be broadcast live from 12:00 AM until 2:00 AM on Sunday morning, April 1. It is free and open to the public. The Heart of Texas Country Music Museum will be open Thursdays from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM, Fridays from 12:00 PM until 5:00 PM, Saturdays from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM and Sundays from 10:00 AM until 5:00 PM. Several special guests will be at the museum during some of these times. The museum is located at 1701 South Bridge in Brady. The Heart of Texas Country Music Association, which boasts over 1,000 members, promotes the Seguin, Marble Falls and Llano Country Opry shows. The organization has sponsored many entertainers at those venues including Ray Price, Gene Watson, Kitty Wells, the Bellamy Brothers, Willie Nelson, Moe Bandy, Ferlin Husky, John Conlee, Freddie Hart, the Geezinslaws and Jean Shepard among others. The Heart of Texas Country Music Museum located in Brady, opened in August of 2000. The museum contains items from over seventy five country music entertainers including Patsy Cline, Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, George Jones, Hank Thompson and even Jim Reeves’ 1956 tour bus and Ferlin Husky’s 1975 Cadillac.For more information about the Heart of Texas Country Music Association, log on to www.heartoftexascountry.com.

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