Presented At 40th Annual National Old Time Music Festival at Plymouth County Fairgrounds in LeMars, Iowa
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Last night, a member of the Western Music Association Hall of Fame, Rex Allen Jr., was awarded with a standing ovation the Lifetime Achievement award by the National Traditional Country Music Association. The prestigious ceremony took place at the Plymouth County Fairgrounds in LeMars, Iowa and was hosted by founder and lover of all traditional music, Robert Everhart. The annual 7 day festival boasts 650 different performers on 10 different stages. Rex Allen Jr. is also in their Hall of Fame.
Rex shared, “My heart was full as I looked into the crowd and took it all in. I’m proud of my roots and I’m thankful there are still so many that appreciate wonderful classic Country & Western music.”
He's been a rodeo clown; a hit-making country singer (with six Top 10 hits under his belt, including "Two Less Lonely People," "Lonely Street" and "No, No, No (I'd Rather Be Free)"; star of his own TV series (TNN's Yesteryear, from 1994 - 96); narrator of Jim Carrey movie Me, Myself And Irene; and writer, director and actor in the stage show Gone Country, a Las Vegas hit of the late '90s.
Rex Allen Jr., tour schedule
Oct. 1-3 Willcox, AZ - Rex Allen Days
Oct. 07 Green Valley, AZ - CPAC
Oct. 14 Visalia, CA - Mavericks
Oct. 24 Colorado Springs, CO - Stargazers Theatre
Nov. 05 Crossville, TN - Palace Theatre
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