East Texas native, Neal McCoy Returns for Christmas Show

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East Texas native, Neal McCoy Returns for Christmas Show

Neal McCoyCrockett— Back by popular demand, East Texas’ native son, Neal McCoy will be returning to the Crockett Civic Center with his very popular holiday show, Saturday December 14, 7:30 PM.  Neal will be performing his greatest hits and your favorite traditional Christmas songs, too!! For more information or tickets go to www.pwfaa.org or call (936) 544-4276.

Neal McCoy was born in Jacksonville, Tx and raised singing in the church choirs before founding an R&B band when he was young.  He then switched his focus to country music and started performing in the bars and clubs in the area.  In 1981 he won a talent contest that helped him secure a spot as an opening act for Charley Pride.  He toured with Pride until 1990, releasing the singles “That’s How Much I Love You” and “That’s American” during this time. Charley Pride was a big influence on him during these early years in his career and the two have remained close ever since.

Neal has 3 Platinum, 1 gold album, numerous Entertainer of the Year and Video of the year awards.  Just some of McCoys hits include “Wink”, “For A Change”, “If I Was a Drinkin’ Man” “Billy’s Got His Beer Goggles On” a remake of Charley Pride’s “You’re My Jamaica.” McCoy honored his longtime mentor and friend Charley Pride in 2012 by releasing the album Pride: A Tribute to Charley Pride featuring guest appearances by Darius Rucker and Trace Adkins.

Neal still stays close to his East Texas roots by heading up a charity called the East Texas Angel Network, which helps provide money for families of seriously ill children.

Reserved seats are on sale now……this show will sell-out, so get yours today!! Tickets start at $37 and are available online at www.pwfaa.org. or by calling the Piney Woods Fine Arts Assoc. office at (936) 544-4276 Mon-Fri from 9:00-1:00.

This show is sponsored by Houston County Electric Cooperative and Thomas L. Driskell & Associates.

To purchase tickets on line or for more information regarding any of PWFAA’s events please go to www.pwfaa.org or follow us on Facebook to receive current updates and announcements.

 

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