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Thursday, December 7th, 2017
7:00 PM
Hank and Patsy, the lives and music of country's first superstars, starring award-winning vocalists Jake 2enrod and Bridgette Huffhines comes to the Nacogdoches High School Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The concert features more than 40 songs and a narrative depicting the life stories of Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. Williams died at age-29 and Patsy Cline was killed in a tragic plane crash in Tennessee at age-30. Both had major roles in transforming what was known as "hillbilly" music into a genre’ which is now recognized throughout the world. Mr. Penrod, a native of Brownsboro, Texas, is proficient on fourteen instruments and has written more than 250 songs. He was named 2017 Honky Tonk Male Vocalist of the Year at the annual Ameripolitan Awards in Austin and 2016 Pure Country Male Vocalist of the Year by the Academy of Western Artists. Bridgett Huffhines, of West, Texas, began singing at age-six. Her parents were musicians and her father was also a songwriter. She has received numerous awards for her vocals and for her songwriting.