The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

Local News

October 30, 2013

Daniels went down to Greenville for concert

GREENVILLE — Another country music legend comes to Greenville next week, and he’s bringing decades of songs with him.

The Charlie Daniels Band is scheduled to appear one week from tomorrow at Greenville Municipal Auditorium. Daniels will be promoting his latest album, “Hits Of The South”, which features not only several of his classics, but chart toppers from other famous southern music groups as well.

Daniels, who has had a more than 50-year career in the music industry, said it was time to offer his fans a collection of some of the greatest country songs ever. He explained it made sense to combine all of the various genres together.

“It just seemed very natural,” Daniels said in a recent interview with the Herald-Banner. “This music became part of our lives and part of our history.”

The CD contains “The Devil Went Down to Georgia”, “Long Haired Country Boy” and “The South’s Gonna Do It”, along with Daniels’ versions of “Sharp Dressed Man”, “Can’t You See” and more.

Daniels said those coming to the show will get to hear many of his biggest hits during the concert. Daniels admits to this current tour being among the most enjoyable he’s ever had.

“We’re just going to have fun with it,” Daniels said. “This is the best band I’ve ever had and we really enjoy playing together.”

The concert is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, November 7 at the Greenville Municipal Auditorium (GMA), 2821 Washington Street.

Tickets range from $40 to $70. Those wanting more information can call 903-457-2994 or visit www.ShowtimeAtTheGMA.com.

GMA events are partially staffed by volunteers from United Way of Hunt County, who work without compensation, but who are grateful to accept donations for the non-profit organization from concert attendees.

1
Text Only
Local News
Featured Ads
Photos


See more photos and purchase prints here.

Poll

Who should the Houston Texans take with the first pick of the 2014 National Football League draft?

Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel
South Carolina DE Jadeveon Clowney
Central Florida QB Blake Bortles
Auburn OT Greg Robinson
Buffalo OLB Khalil Mack
Clemson WR Sammy Watkins
Texas A&M WR Mike Evans
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Bon Jovi Helps Open Low-income Housing in Philly Pipeline Opponents Protest on National Mall Hagel Gets Preview of New High-tech Projects S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart New Country Music Hall of Fame Inductees Named 'Piles' of Bodies in South Sudan Slaughter New Yorkers Celebrate Cherry Blossom Blooms SCOTUS Hears Tv-over-Internet Case Justice Dept. Broadening Criteria for Clemency Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers 'Miss Meadows' Takes Holmes Back to Her Roots Biden: Russia Must Stop Talking, Start Acting David Moyes Out As Manchester United Manager Raw: Leopard Bites Man in India Iowa College Finds Beauty in Bulldogs High Court to Hear Dispute of TV Over Internet Stowaway Teen Forces Review of Airport Security
Must Read
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Reader's Choice