Date:   10/30/2015

High-energy Country band, Doo-Wah Riders, make a stop in Green Lake

The Doo-Wah Riders will be bringing their "high-energy country with a cajun twist" to the stage of the historic Thrasher Opera House in beautiful downtown Green Lake on Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. Their tight musicianship and powerful arrangements of classic and original songs have made them favorites everywhere they go for over 35 years.

 

The Doo-Wah Riders have appeared in concert with: Garth Brooks, George Strait, Alabama, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Brooks and Dunn, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss, The Judds, Brad Paisley, Lone Star, Clint Black, Asleep at the Wheel, Jodee Messina, Randy Travis, The Oak Ridge Boys, Travis Tritt, Marty Stuart, Leann Rimes, K.D. Lang, The Statler Bros., Jerry Jeff Walker, and Joan Jett, just to name a few.

 

In addition to being artists in their own right, they have served as a back-up band for: Collin Raye, Pam Tillis, Glen Campbell, Deanna Carter, Bryan White, George Jones/ Chalee Tennison, Billy Ray Cyrus, Neal McCoy, Lee Ann Womack, Martina McBride, Mark Wills, Chad Brock, Clay Walker, Rick Trevino, Moe Bandy, Aaron Tippin, Doug Supernaw, The Kinleys, Shelby Lynn, and country legends Leroy Van Dyke, and Stonewall Jackson.

 

The Doo-Wah Riders recorded with Byron Berline on his Grammy nominated CD, "Fiddle and a Song." The band appeared in the movie "Basic Instinct", starring Michael Douglas and Sharon Stone. They were featured doing one of their own songs, "Glowing in the Ashes." They appeared on TNN's "Prime Time Country" and on the prime time television Dick Clark Production "Will You Marry Me?"

 

They have been the featured entertainment at: The Grammys, The Academy of Country Awards (1985-2001), Disneyland (California), Walt Disney World (Florida), Michael Martin Murphey’s West Fest, The Wildhorse Saloon (Nashville, TN), Pleasure Island (Florida), Sea World, Knott’s Berry Farm and Magic Mountain, as well as numerous fairs, festivals, night clubs and casinos throughout the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.

 

This concert is supported in part by a grant from the Oshkosh Area Community Foundation and the Wisconsin Arts Board with funds from the State of Wisconsin. Accommodations provided by the Heidel House Resort & Spa. 


Tickets are only $25 and available at the Thrasher office, Horicon Bank (Green Lake); Pick N’ Save, Ripon Drug (Ripon); Twister (Princeton) or by calling (920) 294-4279. Online tickets available at www.thrasheroperahouse.com.

 

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