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We would love to have you attend our shows. They are Branson Style "Classic Country Music" productions and if you like "Country Music" along with good clean "Comedy" family style, you will enjoy the DOGWOOD JAMBOREE. Please plan to attend our next show.
Dan Manuel and The Dogwood Jamboree presents “A Piney wood Christmas” Saturday night December 7th at the Palestine Civic Center. The Palestine Civic Center is located at the Loop 256 and Hwy 19. “We are thrilled about our Christmas production this year.” Said Dan Manuel Those who have attended in the past to see the performances are all excited also about this upcoming performance” stated Dan Manuel producer. The annual Christmas “A Piney wood Christmas” will feature, “The Bishop Sisters”.
The Bishop Sisters have been on the show previously and did a great job and we are looking forward to having them on the Christmas show. One of the sisters more widely know because of her recent Nashville album is Lori Bishop. Lori and her brother are owners of Bishop’s Bar-b-q in the Palestine mall. She recently recorded a number of songs while in Nashville. She is a super artist and we are fortunate to have her and her sisters on the show. Also performing will be Joe Hancock, Hal Roper, “Flo”, George Lester, Mike Kellogg, Shelia Weaver and Manuel. There will also be four contestants competing in the “Dogwood Jamboree Talent Search” finals that night. The contestants are: Regan Starr from Tyler, Texas, winner in the month of March; Morgan Smith from Tyler, Texas winner in the month of June; Jessie Hines from Mt. Vernon, Texas winner in the month of August; and Zac Clifton from East Bernard, Texas winner in the month of October. The contestants are all eighteen years of age and under. “These kids are super talented and will help make the evening an enjoyable experience”. The winner will be named “Artist of the Year’ and will receive a large cash award and a $500 photo opt from Lee Loveless Photography and a plaque naming them “Artists of the Year for 2013”. There are a number of talented young people in the East Texas area and many of them never get a chance to perform on venues like the Jamboree, so we wanted to do all we could to inspire and encourage the youth of East Texas by allowing them the opportunity to compete for the title” stated Dan Manuel producer. Those wishing to audition for the show next March 15th can call 903-724-2556 or 903-729-7080. Those auditioning for the talent search contest must be eighteen years or younger. There is no entry fee for auditioning.
The show promises to be a memorable event and one that will attract a lot of folks. The Christmas show is always draws great numbers. It’s a great way to get into the “Christmas spirit” Some of the great classic songs will be performed by artists from all over Texas that night. We have booked several tour groups for this show. The Venue was recently given special recognition in the national publication “American Profile” and continue from all over Texas and other states. The quality of the Jamboree and the performers are equal in many respects, to other country music productions throughout the south. We are now corresponding with “If you have never attended one of the shows, do bring the family out and enjoy the music, artists and comedy at the evening performance and vote for your favorite artist in the talent search contest.”
All of these young people competing in the finals are excited. The winner on the show that night will be selected by a panel of judges and audience vote. The show is sponsored by local businesses and is designed as “family entertainment”. Children often appear on the show as well as adults of varying ages. “Many of the people who attend are previous attendees. This show is sure to be one of our best shows of the year” stated Manuel. “Some of the best classic country songs and hits will live in our memory and the performers that night will try to recreate some of the sounds and music that country music fans have listened to through the years,” Manuel said. The show starts at 7 P.M. and doors open at 6 P.M. At the intermission door prizes donated by local merchants and businesses will be given away. For those out of town wanting additional information about the show or for those wishing to purchase advanced tickets at a discounted rate of $12.50 can call 903-723-7080 or 903-724-2556. Tickets at the door are $15.00 per adult and $6.00 for children six through ten years of age. Children under five years get in free.
The DOGWOOD JAMBOREE is a Branson style Country Music Show filled with family fun, laughter and great classic country music from some of the best artists anywhere. You will be thrilled as you recall some of the golden hits in country music being performed live on stage. Our comedians always provide great comic relief. Those who often attend the show on tour buses from all over the country say it is one of the best country music shows they have experienced and that it equals performances in Branson, MO. These folk often make return visits to our city as we provide a "New Show" each time. Bring your "youngest of the young and the oldest of the old and they will never be embarrassed." Make plans to be with us for our next performance.
Dan Manuel Producer/Director
DOGWOOD JAMBOREE Palestine Civic Center Palestine, Texas