In this funny and often touching autobiographical one-man show, entertainment icon Pat Boone sings the hits and tells the stories of his 50+ years in show business. From the early days of competing with Elvis for the number one spot on the pop music charts, to his film and television career to an inside glimpse of his family life…Pat shows why he’s still one of the all-time greats.
Music & Memories: An Evening with Pat Boone was conceived and designed to provide the live audience with an inside look into Pat Boone’s career spanning 5 decades. More
He owns one of the most distinctive voices in American pop music—a reassuringly masculine timbre conveyed with a smattering of unique embellishments that represent a distillation of the most influential genres in pop culture.
A true American institution whose iconic pop, country and gospel hits defined their respective generations and now transcend them, B.J. Thomas is a five time Grammy and two time Dove Award winner who has sold more than 70 million records and is ranked in Billboard’s Top 50 most played artists over the past 50 years.
The thing that makes any entertainer successful is the ability to connect with an audience. It’s the quality of sharing the humor in everyday situations that has made Bill Engvall one of the top comedians today and among the busiest.
Bill will voice an animated character in a new show for CMT currently titled “Bounty Hunters”, which will begin airing in the summer of 2013.
Whether she’s performing on the Today show or the Grand Ole Opry or taking the stage at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium, the 13 year old prodigy from East Tennessee is fearless, confident and firm in her musical direction. As she says, she sings “old-time music,” but it’s her own unique blend of roots music that is equal parts Americana, bluegrass, gospel, and country, with a little bit of blues thrown in for good measure. Her talent is indescribable and inexplicable, but fortunately, it doesn’t have to be understood to be appreciated.
What’s the best way to describe Etta May? “Minnie Pearl with a migraine.” To put it simply, when Etta May takes the stage, she is the reigning Queen of Southern Sass and Your Woman for the 21st Century! This colorful comedienne, known for her trademark floral blouse, polyester pants, horn-rimmed glasses, and print bandana, used to tip the scale at an impressive 250 pounds. Having dropped over a hundred pounds she reflects, saying “You realize you’re getting fat when you sit in the bathtub and the water in the toilet rises!”
For over two decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning: his shirt untucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comedy experience. It’s storytelling at its best. The trademark caricature is the essence of humorist James Gregory’s comedy: rib-tickling reflections on life from the front porch.
Does this face look familiar? Maybe you’ve seen Jon on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” or the half-hour special “Comedy Central Presents: Jon Reep”. Maybe you’ve seen him on TBS’s “Pit Stop Comedy”, NBC’s “Late Friday”, or the ABC Sitcom “Rodney” as Officer Gerald Bob the dim-witted cop. If not then you probably know Jon from Dodge’s popular ad campaign as the “Hemi guy”, known to millions as the redheaded hillbilly in the Dodge Ram commercials who leans out of a beat-up car and utters the now famous line: “That thing gotta Hemi?”
Over a four decade career as a solo artist and with The Gatlin Brothers, Larry Gatlin has scored 33 Top 40 hits and won several awards including a Grammy.
“All The Gold In California”
“Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer to You)”
“She Used to Be Somebody’s Baby”
“Talkin’ to the Moon”
“Lesson Plans to Late Night” is a one-man comedy show about Lucas’ transition from elementary school teacher to national touring comedian. “Lesson Plans to Late Night” is truly a one of a kind comedy experience combining live stand up comedy and visual images. This show has been compared to “Defending the Caveman” and was called “A Comedic Multimedia Masterpiece” and “Hysterical” by Parade Magazine.
Take a look at Pam Tillis’ mantel and it’s lined with three CMA awards, two Grammy awards, and a shiny new IBMA award. But look a little closer and
you will see snapshots of Pam’s life, memories captured with family and friends. Pictures of Pam with Dolly Parton, Tony Bennett, Clive Davis and many others who Pam once may have idolized but now consider friends. “Those relationships nurture my music, says Pam. “They’re more important than any awards.”