As summer comes to a close, country music star Gene Watson begins gearing up for his national fall tour. The legendary performer is heading out on the road to bring his unique brand of country to his legions of fans.

Watson’s career began in 1974, when Capitol Records picked up distribution rights for his song, “Love in the Hot Afternoon.” This hit song kicked off a career that has lasted for over 40 years. Having never intended to pursue music, Watson often refers to his consistent success in the music industry as “an accidental career.”

“I’ve been at the top and I’ve been just as low as you can go.” Says Watson, “All that in between in my many years in this business has made me appreciate the fans all the more. Those are the folks who come out to hear the music and make it possible for singers like me to continue making the kind of country music we love!”

Watson’s career comprises six No. 1 hit singles, 23 Top 10 hit singles, and more than 75 charted singles. Known as “the singer’s singer,” Watson continues to tour extensively, and his voice only gets better with the years. His rich voice conveys the deep musical history of both his music and the genre he represents, and even today, he still boasts a multi-octave range, a voice he most recently highlighted in the album
My Heroes Have Always Been Country. The 2014 release comprises 11 covers of songs that Watson calls some of his favorite country songs, including “Here Comes My Baby Again,” “Count Me Out” and the Merle Haggard classic, “It’s Not Love (But It’s Not Bad).”

Gene will be in Texas for several shows as noted below:

Gene Watson’s Tour Dates
Aug. 29-30, 2015 - Sandstone, MN - Midwest Country Theater

Sept. 2-3, 2015 - Shipshewana, IN - Bluegate Theater

Sept. 11, 2015 - Knob Lick, MO - Nelson’s Music City

Sept. 12, 2015 - Renfro Valley, KY - Renfro Valley Entertainment New Barn

Sept. 24-25, 2015 - Branson, MO - Starlite Theatre

Sept. 26, 2015 - Buffalo, TX - Leon County Expo Center

Sept. 29, 2015 - Paris, TX - Red River Valley Fair

Oct. 3, 2015 - Jim Thorpe, PA - Penn’s Peak

Oct. 4 2015 - Columbia Falls, ME - Balsam Valley Amphitheater

Oct. 9-10, 2015 - Benton, KY - Kentucky Opry

Oct. 17, 2015 - Dublin, GA - Dublin Theatre

Oct. 20-22, 2015 - Branson, MO - Starlite Theatre

Oct. 24, 2015 - Hiawassee, GA - Anderson Music Hall

Nov. 6, 2015 - Pigeon Forge, TN - Country Tonite Theater

Nov. 7, 2015 - Liberty, NC - Liberty Showcase

Nov. 8, 2015 -Fishersville, VA - Expoland / Expo Hall

Nov. 13, 2015 – Alvin, TX - The Garage Bar & Grill

Nov. 14, 2015 - Lovelady, TX - Old Lovelady Gym

Nov. 21, 2015 - Newberry, SC - Opera House

Dec. 3-6, 2015 - Branson, MO - Starlite Theatre

March 26, 2016 - Arlington, TX - Arlington Music Hall


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