Hoe-Down adds Southern Gospel series

Friday, July 3, 2009

EUREKA SPRINGS -- The Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down announces a new addition to its regularly scheduled shows this year. As of Tuesday, June 30, the Hoe-Down is featuring the Southern Gospel Series which will run every Tuesday through the end of October. The first Gospel act to perform will be the Tommy Fairchild Quartet.

Fairchild has appeared on several major television shows, including the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, the Merv Griffin Show, the Johnny Cash Show, the Dinah Shore Show, the Barbara Mandrell Show, the Tomorrow Show with Tom Snyder, and Hee Haw.

He has recorded on several major labels, including RCA, Warner Brothers, Chess/Checker, Cadence, and Starday.

He also recorded on several other labels as a session musician playing piano and guitar with many Country and Gospel artists in Nashville. Fairchild has also won numerous Grammy and Dove Awards, has performed in 60 foreign countries, was twice inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, won the Singing News Fan Award, the Living Legend Award, and was inducted into the Piano Roll of Honor. He has played at the Presidential Prayer Breakfast, in both houses of Congress, and for the Supreme Court. He has received several "Keys to the City" and similar awards and recognitions from around the world, such as Kentucky Colonel.

The Southern Gospel Series shows will be held every Tuesday night at 8 p.m. from June 30 through Oct. 27 at the Ozark Mountain Hoe-Down, and will feature lots of great Gospel music along with clean family comedy. Tickets will be $12.50 for adults, and children under 12 are admitted free.

The ticket office is open every morning at 10 a.m. except on Tuesdays, when it will open at 3 p.m..

For tickets and information visit www.hoedown.net or call (800) 468-2113.

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