A Tribute to the Life and Music of Patsy Cline
This tribute to the legendary country singer who died tragically at age 30 in a plane crash in 1963, features a little of Patsy Cline’s life story and many of her unforgettable hits, such as “Crazy,” “I Fall to Pieces,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Walking After Midnight.”
In Patsy Cline’s short career, she become a member of the Grand Ole Opry, played Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, and made appearances on numerous local and nationally broadcast shows. In 1972, almost 10 years after her death, Patsy Cline became the first solo female artist to be elected into the Country Music Hall of Fame. In 1987, the Virginia Country Music Association gave her an Award in Appreciation for Outstanding Contribution to County Music. In 1992 came the Grammy Awards Recording Hall of Fame induction for “Crazy”, Patsy for singing and Willie Nelson for writing, 1993 marked the US Postal Service’s Commemorative Patsy Cline stamp, 1994 marked her induction into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame. In 1995, she received the Grammy Award for Creative Contribution of Outstanding Artistic Significance to the Field of Recording at the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, Inc., Los Angeles, CA. And then, in 1995, her Greatest Hits Album Sold Six Million Copies. On the Billboard charts for over 8 years, the Patsy Cline Box Set was certified Gold with over 1/2 million copies sold.
With a script by Charles Cherry and Arrangements by Brent Olstad, this Tribute features Vocals by Livia Genise and Narration and Back Up Vocals by David King-Gabriel. With Steve Fain on Bass, Karl Iverson on Keyboards, Beth Martin on Fiddle, Craig Martin on Pedal Steel, Steve Sutfin on Percussion and Michael Warner on Steel Guitar, this event promises to be an unforgettable evening!
~ Sponsored by Louis and Pat Franks ~
“A Tribute to the Life and Music of Patsy Cline” plays Fridays and Saturdays, September 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 8 PM and Sundays September 23 and 30th at 2 PM at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Rd at Siskiyou Boulevard in Ashland.
Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by check or cash at Paddington Station (starting September 1). Tickets are also available below or, space permitting, at the door. Oregon Trail Cards will be honored at the door ONLY for $5, cash or check.