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Opry to hold oldies show Saturday

Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will kick up its heels this Saturday night to take everybody back in time to the “good ol’ days” of country and rock ‘n’ roll.

Doors to the Harry M. Ward Auditorium at Mathews High School open at 7:30 p.m. for the 8 o’clock show, with house band Shades of Country and Opry regulars performing hits from the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s.

“This is one of the most requested shows we do each year,” Opry president Lynda Smith said. “Stand By Your Man,” “It Wasn’t God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels,” “Drift Away” and “Bring It On Home To Me” are just a few of the country and rock standards that will be featured in the show.

Saturday’s show will also include Gloucester’s Farren Winter, who is back home on break from college, as she joins Lynda and Richard Smith, William Earl Sadler, Ralph Motley, David Shuber, Sam Hogge, Jeff Long, Susan Ripley, Tracy Hill, A.J. McKeen, and Adam Greve on stage.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be...

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