Sunday, October 09, 2011

Tribute to the Hayride, Hank and the movie "The Last Ride" at the Strand Theater, Sun, Oct 16, 2 pm to 5 pm

Shreveport and the Louisiana Hayride will celebrate Hank Williams with a free concert, Sun., Oct. 16th, 2 pm to 5 pm, says Johnny Wessler.

The event is sponsored by the Louisiana Hayride Foundation. It will be held at the historic Strand Theatre.

Performers include Hank’s daughter, Jett Williams, The Cox Family, and lead actors from the new movie, which is a story about Hank Williams, called “The Last Ride.”

Other performers at this Hank Celebration, include actors from the movie, “The Last Ride,” who are singers and musicians as well.

Henry Thomas, who played the young boy in E.T., stars as Hank in the movie. Jesse James plays the role of the driver of Hank’s Cadillac.

“The Last Ride” opens in Shreveport at Cinemark Tinseltown 17, Oct. 21st.

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