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4th ANNUAL BOB WILLS FIDDLE FESTIVAL & CONTEST

4th ANNUAL BOB WILLS FIDDLE FESTIVAL & CONTEST
SET FOR OCT. 13-15, 2017, IN GREENVILLE, TEXAS

4th annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest
Friday-Sunday, Oct. 13-15, 2017
Downtown Greenville, Texas
Tickets: showtimeatthegma.com, GMA box office or 903.457.2994
Free events: Two-day all-ages fiddle contest, Saturday western-swing concert, Saturday-night street dance
Fiddle contest registration: bobwillsfiddlefest.com
Information: showtimeatthegma.com

Mark your calendars now for the fourth annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest, slated for Friday, Oct. 13 through Sunday, Oct. 15 in Greenville, Texas. The event-packed weekend includes two ticketed shows: the Kenneth Threadgill Concert Series performance by co-headliners Johnny Bush and Bruce Robison & Kelly Willis with fiddler Warren Hood, Oct. 13 at 8 p.m.; and Clay Walker with opener the Jason Roberts Band featuring Texas Playboys Leon Rausch and Billy Briggs, Oct. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Both concerts will take place at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium, 2821 Washington St., Greenville, Texas. Tickets are available at showtimeatthegma.com, at the venue box office (check operating hours) or by calling 903.457.2994.

The festival also features the popular two-day Bob Wills Fiddle Contest, the G-Town dinner-dance featuring the Jason Roberts Band, free concerts, dances and other family-friendly activities honoring Texas’ legendary western-swing king Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys.

The ticketed concerts allow Greenville to showcase its proudest jewel, the newly renovated Greenville Municipal Auditorium. Built in 1939 as a Works Progress Administration project, the GMA received a multimillion-dollar renovation in 2016, including new stage rigging, LED lighting, curtains and 1,459 new seats, and its long-hidden art-deco detailing was restored. The city and private donors funded the restoration, as well as a previous makeover of the city’s 118-seat Texan Theater.

Links
bobwillsfiddlefest.com
facebook.com/bobwillsfiddlefestivalandcontest
twitter.com/DTGreenvilleTX

GMA contact:
Kevin Banks, kbanks@ci.greenville.tx.us

Media contacts:
Jill McGuckin, 512.217.9404, jill@mcguckinpr.com
Heidi Labensart, 512.698.2621, heidi@mcguckinpr.com