Category: Choctaw Casinos

Aaron Watson and Grand Theater — quite a combo!

Aaron Watson and Grand Theater — quite a combo!

| December 16, 2016 | Reply

Photos and very short story by Mary Jane Farmer. For more photos, click on the link below. He came, he played, he conquered. That about sums up Aaron Watson and his band’s first gig in the Grand Theater, Choctaw Casino, Friday (Dec. 9). It was the first time that a Texas/Red Dirt Band has played […]

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Reba takes the house — or in this case, the Grand Theater — by storm

Reba takes the house — or in this case, the Grand Theater — by storm

| December 1, 2016 | Reply

Feature and photos by Mary Jane Farmer Click on the link for more photos Reba McEntire has to be one of the most gracious ladies in country music — following (or maybe even leading) the old-fashioned footsteps of other classics singers including her peers Tanya Tucker and Emmylou Harris, people who were raised with country values […]

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Chris Janson — Soaring Like An Eagle

Chris Janson — Soaring Like An Eagle

| November 20, 2016 | Reply

  Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer Kind, sweet, fun, respectful, entertaining, professional, gentleman, charismatic, more-than-just-a-musician, Chris Janson absolutely took the Grand Theater fans by the same passion he threw out there, Nov. 12. He did this with, of all things, only three musicians and very little, comparatively speaking with other Nashville music icons, […]

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Calibre 50

Calibre 50

| October 6, 2016 | Reply

Story and photos by Mary Jane Farmer. For more photos, click on the link below In spite of having a hard time getting from their native Sinola, Mexico, to Durant,  Calibre 50 got onto the Grand Theater stage a short time after arrival and gave the performance of a lifetime, Friday, Oct. 1. Calibre 50 is […]

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Lady Antebellum

Lady Antebellum

| September 5, 2016 | Reply

Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood, and Hillary Scott — the trio that is Lady Antebellum.  Photos (click on link below) and short story by Mary Jane Farmer Now in their 9th year together, this Nashville-based group called Lady Antebellum has established themselves as a leader in great music. Whether it’s called “country” or “pop” or “pinochle” […]

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