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Moon River Weekends Shines Spotlight on National Entertainers

Moon River Weekends are featured this fall in Branson.  Hosted at the Andy Williams Moon River Theater, Moon River Weekends will feature a series of performances by national entertainers on weekends during September and October.  The line-up so far is rather impressive.

Moon River Weekends Schedule:
  • Rich Little: September 20 and 21
  • Lee Greenwood: September 27 and 28
  • Clint Black: October 4 and 5
  • Randy Travis:  October 11 and 12
World renowned impressionist and comedian, Rich Little will bring his one man show “Jimmy Stewart and Friends” to the Moon River stage on Friday and Saturday, September 20-21. The stage show is centered on Rich Little impersonating Jimmy Stewart as he reminisces and tells stories of all the stars and politicians from the past to the present. It’s a hilarious show that allows Rich Little to present all his fabulous impressions to the audience.

Singer superstar Lee Greenwood will perform this September on Friday the 27th and Saturday the 28th. He has won numerous industry accolades including, Male Vocalist of the year for the Academy of Country Music two Male Vocalist of the Year awards from the Country Music Association, and a Grammy for Top Male Vocal Performance for “I.O.U.”. Also, in 1985 he took home CMA Song of the Year honor as the writer of “God Bless the USA.” The song, “God Bless the USA” has been voted the most recognizable patriotic song in America.

Prolific singer-songwriter Clint Black has long been heralded as one of Country music’s brightest stars. His many talents have taken him even further, as Black has transcended genres to become one of the most successful artists in all the music industry.

Randy Travis is a country and gospel music singer whose distinctive baritone and traditional style have made him a star since the 1980s. In the late 1970s he began making demo tapes and recorded a few singles, and in 1981 he moved to Nashville, Tennessee. After a few years as a cook and singer at night spot, he released an independently produced live recording to capitalize on his increasing fan base. His first record on a major label, Storms of Life was released in 1986, and Travis toured the United States on the strength of the hits “On the Other Hand” and “1982.” Since then he has sold millions of records and won numerous awards, including Grammys for Best Male Country Vocal Performance (1987 and 1988), Best Country Song (1988’s “Forever and Ever, Amen”) and Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album (2004’s Rise and Shine). Travis is known as a country crooner in the style of Lefty Frizell and George Jones. In recent years he has recorded bluegrass and gospel albums that have had great success, including the hit and 2003 CMA Song of the Year, “Three Wooden Crosses. With lifetime sales in excess of 20 million, Randy Travis is one of the biggest country record sellers of all time.

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