Special to The Messenger
CROCKETT – The Piney Woods Fine Arts Association (PWFAA) 27th Season is in full swing! Tickets for all shows go on sale next week and can be purchased online at www.pwfaa.org or by calling (936) 544-4276 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.
The schedule of upcoming events includes:
Sept. 23 – Our first special event is country music legend, Charley Pride on Saturday September 23rd. Winner of multiple country Music, American Music and Grammy Awards, Pride’s incredible legacy includes 36 No. 1 hit singles, 31 gold and 4 platinum albums, and more than 70 million total albums sold. Performing hit songs including “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin’”, “Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone”, “Burgers and Fries”, and “Kaw-Liga”. You don’t want to miss this living legend, live and in concert!!
Sponsored by HCEC and H-E-B.
Oct. 7 – Dance until you drop with Texas’ own Brave Combo, as they take the stage bringing back crowd favorites including “The Hokey Pokey” and “The Chicken Dance,” uniquely performed “Brave Combo” style. Food, drink, dance, and guaranteed fun for the whole family!
Grant funded by TCA and sponsored by Cutshaw Chevrolet & Crockett Insurance Services.
Nov. 4 – Take a walk down memory lane with The Wonder Bread Years on Saturday Nov. 4.
A fresh and funny salute to Americana, The Wonder Bread Years starring Pat Hazell (a former writer on Seinfeld) is a fast-paced, hilarious
production that gracefully walks the line between standup and theatre. The Wonder Bread Years is a comic bullseye for Baby Boomers everywhere!
Sponsored by Whataburger and Brookshire Brothers.
Dec. 8 – The holiday season starts with Russian Grand Ballet’s “The Nutcracker” on Friday Dec 8. Don’t miss this Christmas favorite where Masha,one of ballet’s most resourceful heroines ventures into a world where toys come to life. Experience the magic!
Sponsored by Citizens National Bank and Dean Insurance.
Jan. 27– Larry Gatlin will be here on Saturday, Jan. 27. As a solo artist and with The Gatlin Brothers, Larry Gatlin has scored 33 Top 40 Hits and won several awards, including a Grammy. Gatlin’s hits include “All the Gold in California” and “Houston (Means I’m One Day Closer to You).”
Sponsored by Coldwell Banker, Pat Dickey Realtors and Callaway-Allee Funeral Home.
Feb. 24 – Get ready to rock with The Guess Who onSaturday Feb. 24. When you are looking for one of the most exciting concert events, we’ve got you covered!
All ages will love this classic rock band performing hit songs such as “No Time,” “American Woman,” “These Eyes” and “Share the Land.”
Sponsored by Sam and Ginger Gregg.
March 6 – Join us for The Great Gatsby Tuesday, March 6. This fast-paced adaptation of Fitzgerald’s novel brings the Jazz Age of New York to lifein world where love, opportunity, deception, and tragedy are always just around the corner.
Sponsored by The Shelor and Maurine Edmiston Charitable Foundation.
April 8 – Our second special event is Ernie Hasse & Signature Sound on Sunday, April 8. Ernie Hasse has built Signature Sound into one of the most popular and beloved quartets in all of Southern Gospel music. The group offers energy, excitement and encouragement through its powerful bran of gospel music. A Sunday matinee sure to please everyone!
Sponsored by The Mixing Room of Nacogdoches, TX and The Free Willy Band. For more information on the sponsor visit their website at www.freewillyband.com
April 28 – The third special event, and closing out the season with a bang is Wynonna & the Big Noise performing Saturday, April 28. Country music icon Wynonna and her band the Big Noise explore the past, present, and future of Wynonna’s extensive 34-year career. Wynonna Judd has been cranking out No. 1 hits since the 80’s, and three decades later, she sounds as vibrant as ever with her band, the Big Noise. Join us for a night with this female county music icon!
Sponsored by Thomas L. Driskell & Associates, Inc., Tommy and Jeanie Driskell.
Season tickets are on sale now at a discount!! Get season tickets and guarantee the same seat for all the shows, plus you get first chance at tickets to the special events!! These shows will sell out, so get your tickets early and avoid the crowds!
SINGLE TICKETS FOR ALL SHOWS GO ON SALE MONDAY, AUGUST 14TH.
Order online, order by phone or come by the office to purchase tickets. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. For more information, go to www.pwfaa.org or call us at (936) 544-4276. Follow us on Facebook for more updates.
Presented by the Piney Woods Fine Arts Association in association with KIVY/KMVL, KTRE, Houston County Courier, The Messenger, Texas Farm and Home, and KYYK 98.3
These shows are sure to sell out!! So get your tickets today by calling (936) 544-4276 or go online at www.pwfaa.org.
The PWFAA is also trying something new this year. Presenting a ticket bundle that can’t be beat! Three tickets for just $99!!! Get your choice of tickets for One Special Event and Two Signature Series Events!!!
All $99 Ticket Bundles are “A” seating and will include your choice of one of the following Special Events: Charley Pride – Saturday, Sept. 23; Ernie Hasse + Signature Sound – Sunday, April 8; or Wynonna and the Big Noise– Saturday, April 28.
Also included are two Signature Series Events, featuring: OktoberFest with Brave Combo-Saturday, Oct. 7; The Wonder Bread Years-Saturday, Nov. 4; The Nutcracker – Friday, Dec. 8; Larry Gatlin – Saturday, Jan. 27; The Guess Who – Saturday, Feb. 24; and The Great Gatsby –Tuesday, March 6. This special, $99 Ticket Bundle, will go on sale Monday August 7th. Don’t miss this opportunity to save money and see the best live entertainment Houston County has to offer!!!
TO TAKE ADVANTANGE OF THIS AMAZING DEAL, YOU MUST CALL PINEY WOODS FINE ARTS ASSOCIATION AT (936)544-4276 MON-FRI 8:30am-2:30pm.