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Guthrie to Host Country & Western Music Show
By Tourism Industry Partner
Guthrie, OK. The Red Horse Corporation, in association with Overland West Entertainment, has selected
Guthrie as the taping location for the pilot of a new TV series: THE BLUEBONNET JAMBOREE.
The program is a return of the traditional country music of the 1950’s and 60’s, in the format of a live
stage show that combines singing with traditional country comedy and dance groups.
Organizers said the pilot was originally scheduled to be taped in Moab, Utah, due to that area’s high
tourism traffic, but, Guthrie was chosen instead, due to the lobbying efforts of Saddle Up Cinema, a local
production company that has been hired to handle the event filming, and too, due to the amount of
talent in Oklahoma.
The pilot episode features the talents of America’s Singing Cowboy, Ben Stafford Rodgers, along with
Hank Thompson’s Brazos Valley Boys, as well as some of Oklahoma’s own up and coming artists.
The producers intend to use the program as a showcase for classic country artists, as well as assisting
new artist that have been demonstrated the ability to perform classic country music on a professional
The show is set to be taped in the Guthrie Jr. High Auditorium, 705 E. Oklahoma, on Sat. Oct. 15, at
7:30p.m. Tickets are available at the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce and are priced at $12 each or 2 for
For more information contact the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce at 405-282-1947.