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Classics night Saturday at Li’l Ole Opry

The cast of Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will be kicking up their heels on Saturday night as they take their audience back to the “good ol’ days” of country and rock n’ roll, performing the top hits of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s. The show begins at 8 p.m. in the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School; doors open at 7:30.

“This is one of the most requested shows we do each year,” Opry president Lynda Smith said. The show will feature such classics as “He Stopped Loving Her Today,” “Your Good Girl’s Gonna Go Bad,” “Mama Said” and “Good Loving,” to name a few.

There will be a special mother/son rendition of “I Got You Babe” by Sonny and Cher, and Mathews’ own William Earl Sadler and friends will perform a rendition of Billy Joel’s “For the Longest Time.” The Opry regulars will break out the costumes and dance moves for this throwback sh...

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