The Louisiana Hayride Show is coming back to 100 Mile House on Sept. 27.
Martin Exeter Hall will come alive with some familiar characters, such as Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson and Roy Orbison – along with a new character, Tammy Wynette.
The audience will also be treated to songs from Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Waylon Jennings, Red Foley, Merle Haggard and there will be a special tribute to Glen Campbell during this performance.
Instrumental in launching the careers of some of the greatest names in music history, The Louisiana Hayride was a live radio show that ran from 1948 to 1960. During its heyday The Hayride was broadcast nationwide, and for a time, it was even heard overseas on Armed Forces Radio.Known as the Cradle of the Stars, some of the numerous music legends who graced the famous stage will appear before your eyes.
The multitalented cast of the Louisiana Hayride – in story and song – will draw folks back in time with their fascinating stories about these famous artists and the beautiful music they created.
Audience members will think they are witnessing the real thing first hand.
Written, and narrated by Lori Risling, the show reproduces the ambiance of those early days magnificently.
Accompanying the fantastic music, audience members will also be privy to a lot of historical bits of trivia, such as why Roy Orbison wore dark glasses and how did Glen Campbell come to record Wichita Lineman.
The Louisiana Hayride will take folks back in time as they listen to those familiar tunes and hear the great folklore in this extraordinary production.
This incredible ensemble recreates one of the most influential shows in music history, transporting you back to that magical time when these giant legends were discovered.
“People love this type of music and they love the stories we tell,” says Lori.
“Don’t miss this extraordinary evening as the atmosphere of those early days in country music is brought back to life by the exceptionally gifted singers of The Louisiana Hayride.”
This show will take the audience on a magical journey. It’s a delight from start to finish – overflowing with great stories and great songs.
Folks will love the stories, and they will love the songs!
The Louisiana Hayride Show will be held in the Martin Exeter Hall on Sept. 27, starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 each and are available at Donex, Pharmasave and 108 Mile Supermarket at 250-791-6699, or ticket seller at 1-866-311-1011 and online at www.ticketseller.ca.
Folks will want to get their ticket early before the show sells out.