Ultimate Oldies Coming to Rector

Thursday, August 14, 2014
The male cast members break out their surfing attire for a medley of beloved Beach Boys' songs during The Ultimate Oldies Show performance in Rector during the 2013 Labor Day weekend. This year's show promises to be another huge event, with tickets still on sale at the Rector water office.

An evening of family fun is rapidly approaching, as the Rector Community Center will welcome the talented performers of the Ultimate Oldies Show beginning at 7 p.m. on Aug. 29 at the community center. Through the support of sponsors Glen Sain Motor Sales, Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Bradberry, Rector Downtown Drug and Medical Supply, Graves Gin, Inc. and Dr. Bryan Blackshare, DDS, the show will feature 35 of the "best of the best songs from the 50s and 60s."

The performers for the show include the well-known Morris family consisting of Donna Rhodes, Craig Morris, Sam Morris and Savannah Morris in addition to popular talents Lori Dial, Ryan Fisher, Suzie Freligh, Chandler Gill, Richie Williams and popular "wildman" Shannon Freeman. These gifted vocalists will be accompanied by a host of highly skilled musicians including Ken Wadley on keyboard, Mark Owen on guitar, Joey Pruett on bass, Teddy Hoke on drums, Josh Mobley and Josh Poff on trumpets and saxophonist Michael Newson. The event is produced by Joe Wessell.

The group's most recent performance at The Collins Theatre drew a crowd of more than 1,000.

"This show is as good as any show I have seen anywhere," community center director Linda Robinson said. "I am so excited to have them back for the third year to help celebrate Rector's outstanding Labor Day weekend.

The Rector Community Center Committee is hosting this event and future fundraisers in order to raise money for various improvement projects at the community center. Plans for other events are being made and will be announced as they are finalized.

Everyone is invited to enjoy the evening and support the community by purchasing tickets to this great show. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased or reserved by calling the Rector Water office at 595-3035. Tickets are going fast, and the show has a history of selling out area venues, so organizers recommend those interested to reserve tickets early.

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