The Louisiana Hayride Show fall tour extravaganza will soon be rolling into Williams Lake, with some brand new songs and stories, as well as fan favorites from previous shows, performed by the cast and crew that you’ve come to know and love.
The show Friday, Sept. 26 at the Gibraltar Room features special tributes to Glen Campbell and Tammy Wynette.
Familiar characters such as Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, and Roy Orbison along with a new character, Tammy Wynette, will entertain and delight you from start to finish.
Also songs from Johnny Cash, Conway Twitty, Waylon Jennings, Red Foley, Merle Haggard and a special tribute to Glen Campbell. The creator and narrator of the Louisiana Hayride, Lori Risling, will bring you fascinating stories to go with the songs, all with the same great clear sound.
This music extravaganza, performed with a live band, re-creates the ambiance of the early days of country music and features more than 30 songs made famous by some of the greatest country music stars of the ‘50s and ‘60s.
You will enjoy the magical voice of Patsy Cline as she comes back to life before your very eyes. Hank Williams will make you chuckle and bring back some great memories and when Roy Orbison steps on stage you’ll believe you’re back at one of his concerts! All of these great artists will take the stage accompanied by multi-talented players in a show that will take you back in time to when stars were born at The Louisiana Hayride Live Radio Show in Shreveport, Louisiana.
“I’m really excited about this show, because we get the chance to bring this great classic music back to the people. We’re working to keep this music alive,” says Gil Risling, who performs as Hank Williams, Willie Nelson and Roy Orbison.
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, was even heard overseas on Armed Forces Radio.
Known as the Cradle of the Stars, some of the numerous music legends that graced the famous stage will appear before your eyes as the multitalented cast of The Louisiana Hayride, in Story and Song, draws you back in time with their fascinating stories about these famous artists and the beautiful music they created.
Written, and narrated by Lori Risling, this music extravaganza reproduces the ambiance of those early days magnificently. Accompanying the fantastic music, audience members will be privy to lots of historical bits of trivia as well, such as why Roy Orbison wore dark glasses and how did Glen Campbell come to record Wichita Lineman.
Tickets are available at AboutFace Photography and Audio Video Unlimited.