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Michael Hix burns the house down with the Motown Meltdown!

By Sam Houston | May 8, 2018 | Comments Off on Michael Hix burns the house down with the Motown Meltdown!

Michael Hix burns the house down with the Motown Meltdown! I always love when my buddy Michael Hix comes to the New Granbury Live to perform a show. First, I love being able to spend a little time with my friend and catch up on all the exciting things he is working on and hear … Read more

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The Follies Did It Again!

By Sam Houston | May 2, 2018 | Comments Off on The Follies Did It Again!

It is always fun to perform in one of Granbury Live Follies shows! First, it brings to Granbury Live a tremendous group of musicians and vocalists which are such a pleasure to watch, and for me personally, such a pleasure to work with. I hope some of you take a second and go to the … Read more

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Elvis Rocked Granbury Live!

By Sam Houston | April 23, 2018 | Comments Off on Elvis Rocked Granbury Live!

This past weekend the tremendous Victor Trevino was at the New Granbury Live. It is always a great pleasure to have Victor in the house because besides being a genuine talent and very nice young man, he is truly the BEST young Elvis tribute artist! He has the same physical look, the same tone to … Read more

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The Brother on the Right

By Sam Houston | April 16, 2018 | Comments Off on The Brother on the Right

Rudy Gatlin made an appearance at the New Granbury Live this past Saturday. I love the style of show he presented. I call it a “sing and talk”. He sang some of the many hits of the Grammy Award Winning Gatlin Brothers, but also showed pictures and told stories about his nearly 60 years of … Read more

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Our First Comedy Night at Granbury Live

By Sam Houston | April 4, 2018 | Comments Off on Our First Comedy Night at Granbury Live

We had an exciting new event at Granbury Live over the weekend. It was our very first Comedy night and I am here to tell you it was a smashing success! It was not a big sell out, but since this was our first attempt to present stand up comedians, I truly anticipated the crowd … Read more

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We’ve Been on a Roll!

By Sam Houston | March 28, 2018 | Comments Off on We’ve Been on a Roll!

The New Granbury Live has had a great run of big name stars in a very short period. In less then two months we have had Gene Watson, the Bellamy Brothers, Johnny Rodriquez, and Moe Bandy! In the immediate future we have Janie Fricke, John Conlee, Rudy Gatlin and T. G Shepard all scheduled to … Read more

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Sometimes I ought to feel guilty for taking a paycheck!

By Sam Houston | March 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Sometimes I ought to feel guilty for taking a paycheck!

Make no mistake about it, there is a lot of work to be done running a busy theater like the New Granbury Live. There is a constant search for new acts which will appeal to our audience, marketing for future shows, sponsorship fulfillment, employees to manage, as well as theater upkeep and housekeeping. I feel … Read more

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Michael Hix; He’s no dummy!

By Sam Houston | March 6, 2018 | Comments Off on Michael Hix; He’s no dummy!

This past Saturday, the incomparable Michael Hix was at Granbury Live performing a show called “Lets Go to Vegas”. Sadly, I was out of town on other business for Michael’s performance, but when I got back in town and went to breakfast Monday morning at my favorite diner (#Pam’s), before I could even sit down … Read more

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What an experience!

By Sam Houston | February 26, 2018 | Comments Off on What an experience!

The longer I am in this world of entertainment, the more experiences I have with a variety of bands and performers. I am sure it is like any other group of people, doctors, lawyers, teachers, or any other profession; Some are easy to deal with and professional and others are…well let’s just say they are … Read more

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Electricity in the Room

By Sam Houston | February 19, 2018 | Comments Off on Electricity in the Room

When a show comes together, there is an electricity in the room and an excitement which is almost palpable! Such was the case this past Saturday night as Holly Tucker joined the Granbury Live Follies to present “Classic Country”. The Texas CMA Female Vocalist of the Year did not disappoint, as she sang songs across … Read more