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Renfro Valley Barn Dance 75th Anniversary Show Sept. 13

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Renfro Valley Barn DanceNashville, TN -- Rural Rhythm Recording artist, Ronnie Reno, reigning 2013 IBMA Broadcaster of the Year and TV host of Reno’s Old-Time Music Show, has joined forces with Renfro Valley Entertainment Center and Rockcastle Tourism to help celebrate the 75 year musical history of the Renfro Valley Barn Dance.

On September 13th at 7:00 P.M. (eastern standard time), Reno’s Old-Time Music Show will devote an entire episode to celebrate and honor the important music history of the Renfro Valley Barn Dance over the past 75 years. In addition, a re-broadcast of the special episode will air on December 13th 2014.

Highlights on the tribute episode includes performances by Old Joe Clark, Tasha Harris, The Renfro Valley All-Stars featuring Debbie Gulley, John Lair and the Renfro Valley Folks along with historic interviews with John Lair and Pete Stamper.

The tribute episode was produced by Ronnie Reno and includes historic video performances from the Renfro Valley Barn Dance throughout its 75 years. In addition, newly created video footage was recorded at Renfro Valley on August 1, 2014. The newly created video which was shot at a variety of locations throughout the Renfro Valley entertainment center and contains intros and background stories by Ronnie Reno for the various historic performances throughout the TV show. Reno’s Old Time Music TV show airs on RFD-TV and has a Nielson rating viewership of 1.2 million households on a monthly basis.

Renfro Valley Entertainment Center in beautiful Renfro Valley, KY, proudly known as "Kentucky's Country Music Capital”, is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Inside the lusciously green walls of this Valley you will find a music tradition that started back in 1939 by founder John Lair. Great classic country, southern gospel, and mountain bluegrass music rings from the rafters and is “Still Going Strong” at two theaters to this very day. Many artists began their career or called the Renfro Valley Barn Dance their home over the years such as Red Foley, John Lair, Coon Creek Girls, Old Joe Clark, Pete Stamper, Homer & Jethro, Dale Ann Bradley, Steve Gulley, Troy Gentry (Montgomery Gentry) and more.

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