Old South Jamboree

Members of the Old South Band and guests sing "Happy Birthday" to event organizer, Carlton Jones, during the Old South Jamboree's monthly show on Saturday, June 2.

It’s going to be Christmas time at the Old South Jamboree when the historic music venue in Walker holds “A Country Christmas Show” on Saturday, Dec. 1.

The show will feature the River City Boys, an acoustic music group from Baton Rouge that features two of the founding members of the River City Good Tyme Band. The band, made up of Kell Johnson, Murray Clark and Dennis Smith, specializes in three part harmonies and focuses on a wide variety of genres.

Other performers slated for Saturday include Kerwin Leblanc, June Barker, Mark Sanders, Ed Kinchen, Deb Carpenter, Anita Leblanc, Robert Reynolds, Eddie Warren, Carlton Jones, Randy Blackwell and the Old South band.

Admission for the show is $10 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12, and free for kids under 6. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7 p.m. Refreshments including hot dogs, popcorn, and cold drinks will be available.

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Jay Dupuis at Old South Jamboree

Elvis Presley tribute artist Jay Dupuis sings "Burning Love" during his performance at the Old South Jamboree on Saturday.

Following Saturday’s show, Elvis Presley tribute artist and Baton Rouge native Jay Dupuis will make his third trip to the Old South in less than a year when he takes the stage for an “Elvis Christmas Celebration” on Saturday, Dec. 8.

Dupuis is one of only three tribute artists in the world employed by Elvis Presley Enterprises. More information regarding his upcoming performance can be found by visiting www.jaydupuisaselvis.com.

The Old South Jamboree is located at 9554 Florida Blvd. in Walker, between the Juban Road and Walker exits. For more information, call (225) 936-0349 or visit oldsouthjamboree.webs.com.

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