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Local acts slated for variety show

Thursday, January 17, 2013

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Johnny Tolley is bringing his "Ole Time Variety Show" back to Blytheville Saturday. Admission is free and donations are welcomed.
Blytheville native Johnny Tolley will be at The Ritz Civic Center at 7 p.m. Saturday with his country-western variety show.

The program is called "The Johnny Tolley Ole Time Variety Show" and will include several family-friendly acts of song, dance and a comedy. There is no set admission cost, but donations are encouraged.

Tolley has opened concerts for George Strait, Hank Williams Jr., George Jones, Marty Robbins, Jerry Reed and Jerry Clower, and has appeared on television programs such as "Country Clips," "Nashville Now," "Country Place," "The Porter Wagoner Show" and "The Wilburn Brothers Show" in Nashville.

Joining Tolley for the Saturday show will be a variety of local performers. The lineup includes Mary Beth Byrd, Jimmy Clark, Donna Dunkin, Ken Jackson, William King, Taylor Lassley, Charles Moody, Jennifer Tucker, Tonya Harris, Amber Bivens and Barbara Osborn.

For more information, contact The Arts Council of Mississippi County at the Ritz at 870-762-1744, artsmissco@yahoo.com or www.artsmissco.org.

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