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Jason Petty’s ‘El Paso’ | Mar 11- 28

Temple theatreTemple Theatre is excited to welcome back Jason Petty who charmed theatre patrons during Temple’s 2007-2008 season as Hank Williams, Sr. in Hank and His Honky Tonk Heroes.  This time, Jason is back and has developed a new show detailing the performing life of Marty Robbins.  Jason Petty’s ‘El Paso’ recreates the western set of Robbins’ 1960’s television show and pays tribute not only to Robbins, but also to some of his heroes: Gene Autry, The Sons of the Pioneers, and Hank Williams, Sr.   Jason Petty’s ‘El Paso’ runs March 11 – 28, 2010.

Petty, who began portraying Hank Williams, Sr. in 1996 at the world famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, has performed in theatres across the United States, Canada and Europe.  He has won rave reviews from all of the major critics including the New York Times, Variety and Rolling Stone for his portrayal of Hank Williams.

With him for ‘El Paso’, Jason brought Carolyn Martin, professional singer, Charlie Vaughan, guitarist and fiddle player, Rory Huffman, multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, musician and producer, Martin Parker, drummer, Eric Lewis, multi-instrumentalist including guitar, steel guitar, dobro and mandolin, and Dave Martin, bassist.

Carolyn Martin

For tickets or to learn more about this show, please visit the Temple Theatre website at www.templeshows.com or call our Box Office at 919.774.4155.

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