Nashville, TN (September 7, 2011) -- Legendary Country entertainer Janie Fricke, and traditional Country sister duo Moore & Moore will join Bluegrass/Roots brother/sister duo The Roys who host the world-famous Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree on Saturday, September 17. Music fans will be treated to a FREE evening of traditional Country and Bluegrass at the Texas Troubadour Theatre in Music Valley Village (across from Opryland). The music kicks off at 12:00 Midnight, streams on www.wsmonline.com and broadcasts live on 650 AM WSM Radio. As a special "thank you" to their fans, the entertainers will host an autograph-signing session immediately following the show.
The Roys have been busy all summer, performing at major festivals, fairs and other venues across the country including CMA Music Fest, Blue Moon Mountain Bluegrass Festival and Dollywood. Lee and Elaine kicked off Country Thunder Festival USA (Twin Lakes, WI), where they opened for Lady Antebellum, and they've entertained crowds at the Dogwood Park Concert Series (Greeneville, TN), and numerous other events in support of their current Rural Rhythm Records' release, LONESOME WHISTLE. The Roys have shared the stage with Fricke on several dates already this year, and are scheduled to tour with her again this Fall. The duo has been prominently featured on a variety of national televisions shows, and more appearances are on deck this year.
ABOUT THE ROYS: The two-time Inspirational Country Music Duo of the Year hail from Massachusetts, and their unique Bluegrass/Roots sound and amazing sibling harmonies have earned them a legion of fans from around the globe. The Roys have been active supporters of COMPASSION INTERNATIONAL since early 2010, and last Summer, they traveled to Bogota, Columbia, South America to experience first-hand how the programs are implemented. This year, they are urging their fans to get on board via the CI Respond With Compassion campaign. (www.theroysonline.com)
ABOUT JANIE FRICKE: A two-time CMA & ACM Female Vocalist of the Year, Fricke has hit the #1 spot on the Country charts an astounding 18 times. She was named Billboard Magazine Top Female Vocalist, was the First Female Voice on the Moon, and was named the UK's Country Music Round Up's Most Popular International Female Solo Act. Her music has reached Gold and Platinum sales status worldwide, and the talented and personable Indiana native has recorded numerous jingles for Coca-Cola, Pizza Hut and United Airlines. Janie has released 23 albums and 36 hit singles, and she remains one of the most-beloved entertainers in the Country field. (www.janiefricke.com)
ABOUT MOORE & MOORE: Twin sisters, Debbie and Carrie Moore have received awards and nominations from Indie Bullet, Airplay International, TNN/Music City News, BMI, NSAI and NATD. Their success has prompted appearances on CBS, NBC, FOX, ESPN, TBS, TNN, GAC, CMT and the Grand Ole Opry, and they have previously hosted the Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree. Debbie and Carrie have performed all over the world, including Asia, Australia, Canada and Europe and have received the International Duo and International Entertainer of the Year awards. Their latest CD is THE MORE I GET, THE MORE I WANT. (www.mooreandmooreonline.com)