Marty Raybon will be the featured guest at the Ohio Valley Opry for two sets, 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., on Saturday, April 19. The Ohio Valley Opry is in it's 14th season and is held at the historic Twin City Opera House in downtown McConnelsville.
Marty Raybon is the former lead singer of the hit country band Shenandoah who had numerous chart toppers in the '80s and '90s including three consecutive Billboard No. 1 hits: "The Church on Cumberland Road," "Sunday in the South" and "Two Dozen Roses." "The Church on Cumberland Road," with its two-week run at No. 1, marked the first time in country music history that a country music band's first No. 1 single spent more than one week at the top. Other No. 1 hits were "Next to You, Next to Me," "If Bubba Can Dance (I Can Too)," along with chart toppers, "Ghost In This House," "I Wanna Be Loved Like That," "Mama Knows," "Moon Over Georgia," "I Got You," and "Rock My Baby."
Throughout his career, spanning nearly three decades, Marty has produced a list of career accomplishments including; multiple No. 1 singles, top selling albums, CMA, ACM, IBMA, and Grammy Awards, along with scores of other accolades. Collectively, his contributions to the recording industry have sold well into the millions and he has performed literally thousands of live concerts at four corners of the earth. He has appeared on all the major television networks and has been featured in numerous hit music videos. He has circled the globe entertaining millions along the way, always leaving the audience with a clear and lasting impression of himself as singer of songs.
Marty will be performing all of his hit country songs along with a few heart-felt gospel music tunes.
Tickets are $12, $15, or $20 and are on sale on line at www.OhioValleyOpry.com or at the Morgan County Visitor Center. For more information, call the visitor center at (740) 962-4909.