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BILLY BOB’S TEXAS 81 CLUB PRESENTS ‘BLUES AFTER HOURS’
A Free, Donation-Based Virtual Concert Benefitting KNON 89.3
FORT WORTH, TEXAS (April 30, 2020) – On the heels of two successful virtual benefit concerts, Billy Bob’s Texas looks to keep the music going. Though “The World’s Largest Honky Tonk” will remain closed for the time being, per the latest Executive Order from Texas Governor Greg Abbott, the club is still finding ways to provide entertainment for music fans from around the world.
BLUES AFTER HOURS
A Free, Donation-Based, Virtual Concert presented by Billy Bob’s Texas 81 Club
Benefitting KNON 89.3fm, a 55k watt non-profit, community-supported radio station
SATURDAY, MAY 9 | 7 PM CST
Streaming at: www.facebook.com/BillyBobsTexas
Performances by Aaron Burton, Ally Venable, Andrew ‘Jr. Boy’ Jones, Brandon Miller, Buddy Whittington, Carolyn Wonderland, Dirty Pool, Dr. Joe, Dylan Bishop, EJ Mathews, Eric Johanson, Gary Hoey, Jack Barksdale, James Hinkle, Jason Elmore, Jim Suhler, Jon Cooley, Josh Weathers, Keegan McInroe, Kerrie Lepai-Jones, Larry Lampkin, Marcia Ball, Michael Lee, Mike Morgan, Mike Zito, POPE, Shawn Pittman, Shelley King, Sonny Landreth, The South Austin Moonlighters, Texas Slim, and Vanja Sky.
Before COVID-19 disrupted entertainment industry as we know it, concerts were being scheduled at the 81 Club – a stand-alone live music and private event space located just across the plaza from Billy Bob’s Texas. Several of the artists on the ‘Blues After Hours” lineup had performance dates slated for the 81 Club in April, May, and June, but are working to reschedule those shows for the fall. In the meantime, the 81 Club is excited to partner with KNON 89.3 FM to bring these artists, and many more, together for a streaming blues experience.
The virtual concert is free, but donations will be accepted to help support local, community radio.
“KNON has survived for over 35 years through the work of dedicated volunteer DJ’s and contributions from its listeners. KNON is radio produced by music lovers, for music lovers,” said David Pippin, Volunteer DJ at KNON. “KNON has Blues and R&B programming five hours a day, Monday through Friday and we are proud to partner with Billy Bob’s Texas 81 Club for this event!”
KNON 89.3 is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Charitable Contributions to Agape Broadcasting Foundation, Inc. are deductible for federal tax purposes.
ABOUT BILLY BOB’S TEXAS | 81 CLUB
Located just a two-step away from the main entrance of Billy Bob’s Texas, this 10,000 square foot venue is perfect for groups up to 800 guests. This stand-alone private building offers a warm and intimate environment. The dining area’s neutral décor compliments any design or color scheme you may envision for your event. The 81 Club offers a dance floor and performance stage equipped with concert-quality sound and lights.
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ABOUT KNON 89.3
“The Voice of The People” is a 55k watt community-supported radio station in the Dallas-Fort Worth. Founded in 1983 and programmed live 24hrs a day by over 75 volunteer DJ’s reflecting the diversity of the metroplex and surrounding communities.
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