An Old Country New Year

Randy Blackwell, front, plays the pedal steel while the Old South Band plays Elvis Presley’s hit song “Blue Suede Shoes.”

The Old South Jamboree, where the sounds of country music have delighted the ears of ticket buyers for around five decades, will ring in the New Year with its first show of 2019 on Saturday, Jan. 5.

Scheduled performers for Saturday’s show include Tommy Raborn, Jonah Traylor, Robert Reynolds, Ed Kinchen, June Barker, Deb Carpenter, Anita Leblanc, Mark Sanders, Carlton Jones, Randy Blackwell, and the Old South Band.

Admission for the show is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, and free for kids under 6. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Refreshments including hot dogs, popcorn, and cold drinks will be available.

The Old South Jamboree, one of the most well-known music venues in the parish that opened in the mid-1960s, is located at 9554 Florida Blvd. in Walker, between the Juban Road and Walker exits.

For more information, call (225) 936-0349 or visit oldsouthjamboree.webs.com.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.