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Opry hosting show after Blooms

April 21, 2014 by Phil Major

Event Date: 
Sat, 04/26/2014 - 3:00pm

The Texas Opry Theater stage will be rockin’ and rollin’ Saturday, April 26 when the best of the best singers and musicians crank up on some favorite rock-n-roll and older country songs of the 50s and 60s.
The show begins at 3 p.m. after the Weatherford Blooms Festival on the square.
The “Wildman” Michael Hix has been on stage at the Texas Opry Theater quite a few times in the last year and continues to thrill and amaze concert goers each time he appears.
Carey Dyer is a professional singer, humorist and speaker. His “slice of life” humor, versatile singing voice and high-octane energy garnered comparisons to top New York and Las Vegas acts.
Linda Morgan and Jon Rutherford are also prior members of the Granbury Live and The Rockbox Theater. They have come home to North Texas.
Enjoy the talents of the former Granbury Live band that has made The Texas Opry Theater their new home since the closing of Granbury Live in 2011. Roger Ramsey, Christian Hutton and Josh Rodgers are top of the mark musicians who live and/or work in Weatherford.
This show is nearly sold out so don’t hesitate to call 817-341-1000 or go online to www.texasoprytheater.com to get reserved seat tickets.

Box Car Willie Jr.

June 19, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 3:00pm

Box Car Willie Jr. will perform at 3 p.m. on June 22 at the Texas Opry Theater in Weatherford. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.texasoprytheater.com, or call 817-341-1000. 

Gene Watson and The Farewell Party Band

June 19, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/06/2013 - 3:00pm

Gene Watson and The Farewell Party Band will perform at 3 p.m. on Saturday, July 6, at the Texas Opry Theater in Weatherford. Watson will perform many of his hits from over 50 years in Country Music. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.texasoprytheater.com or call 817-341-1000. 

Parker County Live

June 4, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 06/22/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Christian Blues and Southern Gospel will be performed at the next Parker County Live show from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at the Texas Opry Theater, 315 York Ave. in Weatherford.

The show will feature The Websters, the Parker County Live Band as well as the “PCL Ladies Trio” in addition to the special feature for the afternoon, Cadillac Johnson & The Revelators.

“Cadillac has a story to share, and a past with bands like ZZ Top and more,” said Don Webster, promoter of the event.

All seating is general admission, and tickets are $15 and $10 for seniors 60 or older. Tickets may be purchased online by going to www.parkercountylive.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door.

For more information, call the theater at 817-341-1000, Don Webster at 817-771-8368 or email don@parkercountylive.org.

Parker County Live show

April 17, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/04/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The next Parker County Live show has been scheduled from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 4, at the Texas Opry Theater. The show will present a variety of music, including country, gospel and individual instrumental talent.

The show will feature a live "house band" and great local and regional talent. All seating is general admission, and tickets are $15 and $10 for seniors 60 years old and up. Tickets may be purchased online by going to www.parkercountylive.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door (at no extra cost).

The Texas Opry theater is located at 315 York Ave., Weatherford, TX 76086. For information about the theater, call 817-341-1000. Contact Don Webster at 817-771-8368 or don@parkercountylive.org for sponsorship information.

Gospel Music Matinee

March 5, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 03/23/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Parker County Live will present a Gospel Music Matinee from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. on March 23 at the Texas Opry Theater, 315 York Ave. in Weatherford. The show will feature a live house band and local talent. All seating is general admission, and tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors over 60. Tickets may be purchased online at parkercountylive.org. For more information, contact Don Webster at 817-771-8368.

Parker County Live

February 5, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/09/2013 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

DW Productions will show “Parker County Live” from 3-5 p.m. on Feb. 9 at the Texas Opry Theater, 319 York Ave, Weatherford. The show will present country and gospel music. Featured artists include The Websters (from the Little Branson Gospel Show), Mike and Elizabeth Edmonson, Jerry Carter, Wanda Shantz, Jerry McMahon, Brady Gray, Terrie Lynn, Lauren Lambert and The Crosstones.

Tickets are $15 each and may be purchased online at www.parkercountylive.org or www.texasoprytheater.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the door and group tickets can be delivered to you. For more information, contact Don Webster at 817-771-8368 or donlwebster@yahoo.com.

Johnny Cash Birthday Show

January 22, 2013 by Randy Keck

Event Date: 
Sat, 02/23/2013 - 7:30pm

Tribute artist “Walkin' The Line" will bring a tribute to Johnny Cash at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb 23 at the Texas Opry Theater, 315 York Ave. in Weatherford.

Entertainer and tribute artist, Bennie Wheels, brings back to life the look, voice, and charisma of the young Johnny Cash during the “Folsom Prison Era.“

Johnny Cash would have been 81 on Feb. 26.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information, visit www.texasoprytheater.com or call 817-341-1000.

Kraig Parker as Elvis

November 1, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/12/2011 - 2:15pm

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Award-winning Elvis tribute artist Kraig Parker will be backed up by FEVER at 2:20 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Texas Opry in Weatherford. Tickets range from $20-$25. To reserve a seat, call 817-341-1000 or visit www.thekinglives.eventbrite.com. Texas Opry is located at 319 York Ave. in Weatherford.

Sherrill Douglas portrays Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline in one performance

July 18, 2011 by Anonymous

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/23/2011 - 2:30pm - 7:30pm

‘Once Upon a Dream’ plays at Texas Opry Theatre July 23

Sherill Douglas, known as the number one Patsy Cline impersonator in the world, will perform two shows on Saturday, July 23 at the Texas Opry Theatre in Weatherford.

Douglas will perform a “dream concert” that will feature her impersonation of Loretta Lynn in the first half of the show, and Patsy Cline after intermission.

The show will include many of Lynn’s hits like “Coal Miners Daughter,” “Fist City,” “You Ain’t Woman Enough,” “Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ ,” “One’s on the Way” and “Blue Kentucky Girl.” Favorites from Cline will include “Crazy,” “Sweet Dreams,” “I Fall to Pieces” and “Walkin’ After Midnight.”

Sports Calendar

Tuesday, September 23

  • AHS Varsity at Burleson, 3:30 p.m.

  • Aledo Middle School at Granbury Acton MS;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Granbury Acton MS at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • AHS at Crowley;
    Varsity, 6:30 p.m.;
    JV, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 5:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 24

  • Aledo Middle School JHG, JHB at Aledo Meet McAnally, 4:45 p.m.

Thursday, September 25

  • AHS JV vs. Burleson at Aledo, 4:00 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JV at Lakeland Academy, 4:30 p.m. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Joshua at Aledo, 7th Gym 1 & 8th MPC;
    7,8 C - 5:00;
    7,8 B - 6:00;
    7,8 A - 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are subject to change. The lengths of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, September 26

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Granbury Girls Tournament, Harbor Lakes through Sept. 27

  • AHS vs. Joshua at Aledo;
    Varsity, 5:30 p.m.;
    JV, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th A, 6:30 p.m.;
    9th B, 5:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy JH vs. St. Paul's Lutheran at Aledo Middle School, 5:30 p.m. *District Game

  • AHS Varsity vs. Joshua at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Homecoming, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity vs. Rockwall Christian at Aledo Middle School, Homecoming, 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 27

  • AHS JV at Chisholm Trail JV Tournament, times TBA

Monday, September 29

  • Sept. 29 or Oct. 2, Aledo Middle School vs. Alvarado at Aledo High School, 4:20 p.m.

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