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25 Feb 15 Texas Music Legend Kicks Off 35th Anniversary Tour

The Urban Cowboy legacy lives on as Country star Mickey Gilley launches the winter/spring portion of his North American concert tour, dedicated to the 35th anniversary of his iconic “Urban Cowboy” single. Cities listed among this year’s concert series include Las Vegas, NV; The Woodlands, TX; Marietta, GA; Regina, Canada; Red Deer, Canada; Indio, CA and Russellville, AR. Each show will include Gilley’s greatest hits as well as a pre-show video presentation on his exceptional life and career.Mickey Gilley

Mickey Gilley says, “I’ve been in the music industry for more than 50 years now, and it never gets old. I look forward to the areas we’ll be visiting during the tour, and celebrating the Urban Cowboy anniversary. I’m truly honored by the continued support of fans over the years.”

The phenomenal Urban Cowboy movie, starring John Travolta and Debra Winger, was filmed at and based on Gilley’s Nightclub in Pasadena, Texas which was known as the world’s biggest honky tonk. It included a cameo by Mickey Gilley, plus a few of his recordings were featured on the star-studded soundtrack that included songs by Kenny Rogers, The Charlie Daniels Band, Bonnie Raitt, Jimmy Buffett, Eagles, Anne Murray and other acclaimed artists.

Grammy-winning Mickey Gilley has scored 17 No. One hits, 39 Top Ten singles and 8 ten Top Ten albums. Notable songs for the six-time ACM winner include “Room Full of Roses,” “I Overlooked an Orchid,” “City Lights,” “Window Up Above,” “Stand by Me,” and “Don’t the Girls All Get Prettier at Closing Time.”

Mickey Gilley has released more than 30 albums, and has a star along the Hollywood Walk of Fame. He is a member of the National Traditional Country Music Hall of Fame and Louisiana Music Hall of Fame. The legendary singer and his famous cousins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart, are proud Delta Music Hall of Fame members.

For updates on shows being added to this year’s tour, visit: mickeygilley.com.

2015 Concert Tour Schedule (Winter/Spring)
Feb 02 – Lovelady, TX (Lovelady Old Gym)
Feb 03 – Pharr, TX (Pharr Events Center)
Feb 13 – Opelousas, LA (Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino)
Feb 14 – Vinton, LA (Delta Downs Casino)
Feb 21 – Osceola, IA (Lakeside Casino)
Mar 06 – Regina, Canada (Casino Regina)
Mar 07 – Edmonton, Canada (Shoctor Theatre)
Mar 08 – Swift Current, Canada (Sky Centre)
Mar 09 – Red Deer, Canada (Memorial Centre)
Mar 10 – Saskatoon, Canada (Sid Buckwold Theatre)
Mar 11 – Medicine Hat, Canada (Esplande Arts & Heritage Centre)
Apr 03 – The Woodlands, TX (Dosey Doe/The Big Barn)
Apr 04 – Conroe, TX (Crighton Theatre)
Apr 24 – Las Vegas, NV (Eastside Cannery)
Apr 25 – Indio, CA (Stagecoach Festival)
May 01 – Russellville, AR (Center for the Arts)
May 02 – Hinton, OK (Sugar Creek Casino)
May 09 – Marietta, GA (Jeannie T. Anderson Theatre)
May 15 – Lindsey, TX (Outlaws & Legends)
May 16 – Kountze, TX (Hardin County Music Festival)

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25 Feb 15 Randy Rogers Coming to Music City Texas

We haven’t talked about Music City Texas lately. But the northeast Texas venue will host Randy Rogers coming up in April.
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Tickets go on sale March 2 for the April 3 performance. Billed as the Randy Rogers Acoustic performance, tickets are $25. For more information, call 903-756-9934, or visit musiccitytexas.org. The theater is located in Linden… Continue reading


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06 Feb 15 Kacey Musgraves Set To Visit Billy Bob’s

Texas music star Kacey Musgraves will make her debut performance at Billy Bob’s Texas on May 1. Continue reading


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05 Feb 15 Freddie King Band To Perform Friday Night in Allen

Texas music fans can enjoy the rhythms of Freddie King’s band in Allen Friday night. Continue reading


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04 Feb 15 Parker McCollum To Release Debut Album

Another Texas music star in the making will release his debut album. Continue reading


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04 Feb 15 Texas Music Office Has New Leader

The governor has decided that Brendon Anthony will be the second person ever to head the Texas Music Office. Continue reading


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15 Jan 15 Old Settler’s Gets Big Names

Texas music fans will be treated to some great music at the Old Settler’s Music Festival. Continue reading


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15 Jan 15 Texas Music History Hits the Auction Block

Items from the old Armadillo World Headquarters and Threadgill’s in Austin will be auctioned off this Saturday. Continue reading


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09 Jan 15 Monahan Losing Texas Music Post

Texas Music Office executive director Casey Monahan will lose his job when Governor Greg Abbott takes over the state. Continue reading


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01 Dec 14 Texas Music Fans To Get Holiday Treat from Michael Martin Murphey

Texas music fans are in for a Christmas treat tomorrow in Greenville, with a holiday show from Michael Martin Murphey. Continue reading


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