Nashville Nights and Dixie Days

The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see this show

ONE of the UK's most popular country shows will ride into town in April.Nashville Nights and Dixie Days will be staged at The Playhouse, Weston, on April 13.Now in its fifth year, the show, led by Neil Sands, the Nashville Nights All Star Band and The Fabulous Dixie Dolls, will showcase hits from classic performers like Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette and Dolly Parton to newer names like Garth Brooks and Shania Twain.Neil Sands has had a varied career. He started in the music business by playing guitar in a skiffle group in the 1950s. In the 1960s he was nicknamed 'The Golden Boy' as he became a professional wrestler and since then has appeared in films with Richard Burton, Richard Harris and John Cleese. In 2001 Neil formed the Nashville Nights And Dixie Days show.The show will feature stunning costumes, toe-tapping music and an amazing finale that will have audiences calling for more.Tickets, priced £10-12, are available from the box office on 01934 645544.The Weston & Somerset Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse, Weston, to offer one lucky reader the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the show.To enter, please answer the following question:What was Neil's nickname in the 1960s?Closes: April 6 (9 am).Usual Archant Regional Ltd rules apply and the editor's decision is final.


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