14th Western Swing Showcase Saturday
Doors open at 11 a.m. and music starts at noon with an all-star show of Western Swing giants that includes Randy Elmore, Dave Alexander, Bobby Flores, Ricky Turpin and Wes Westmoreland and continues until 5 p.m. Dinner, by reservation only, will be served at 5:30 p.m.
Bobby Flores and the Yellow Rose Band will host a Country and Western Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight.
The Texas Wester n Sw ing Heritage A ssociation of Bell County, a non-profit organization, composed of local and area volunteers, along with Strawberry Patch of Salado, Central Texas Kitchen Center of Temple, Belton Area Chamber of Commerce, Brockway, Gersbach, Franklin and Niemeier, PC. sponsor the event.
“The purpose of the event is to promote this ‘Texas born’ music and assemble extremely talented musicians on our stage,” said Nan Ray, chairperson. “There will be Grammy Award winners, Hall of Fame musicians, World Champion fiddlers and recording artists perform.”
Admission is $15 for the afternoon entertainment and $15 for the dance.