This Saturday, February 23, the Louisiana Soundtrack Experience will present “From Elvis to Hank to Johnny: Celebrating 65 Years of the Louisiana Hayride,” a day-long celebration of northwest Louisiana’s rich musical heritage. Beginning at 2 p.m. with a panel discussion moderated by Oxford American Guest Editor Alex Rawls, the event will also feature a 4 p.m. screening of the LPB documentary Sunshine by the Stars and a 7 p.m. concert featuring Dirtfoot, the legendary Louisiana Hayride Band, and special guests including “X-Factor” finalist Willie Jones. The best part? Admission is absolutely free.
If you’re as excited as we are about this day of education and entertainment, enter to win two contests giving away tons of cool, free stuff. First, enter to win a VIP Experience including a “ghost tour of Shreveport Municipal Auditorium” over at KVKI’s website (this contest has ended).
Next, enter to win one of three prize packages including all of the following items just by e-mailing email@example.com with the subject line “I Love Louisiana Music!” We’ll draw winners at random at 3 p.m. on Thursday, February 21.
Prize Packages Will Contain:
1 Limited Edition “From Elvis to Hank to Johnny: Celebrating 65 Years of the Louisiana Hayride” Poster
1 Issue of Oxford American Magazine’s “Louisiana Music” issue, featuring a 21-track CD saluting Louisiana music
1-3 items of Dirtfoot swag possibly including CDs, DVDs, vinyl records and bumper stickers
NEWLY ADDED: 1 CD by Airheart
Backstage Tour of Shreveport Municipal Auditorium on February 23
Meet and Greet Opportunities with VIP guests and musicians at event
Admission for 2 to VIP Reception
RSVP to “From Elvis to Hank to Johnny: Celebrating 65 Years of the Louisiana Hayride” on Facebook.
The Louisiana Soundtrack Experience concert series is a project of the Louisiana Office of Tourism and Oxford American Magazine. For more information, visit www.louisianasoundtrack.com.