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After 28 years of music, laughter and fun, it is time to say goodbye.  Liberty Opry will be closing its’ doors with one final show:

 

June 26, 2021 - 50s & 60s SPECIALTY SHOW -  6 pm  ($25)

Featuring:  SHAKE, RATTLE and ROLL, A unique all female East   Texas Tribute Show Group - LeAnn Bemis, Debi Comis, Brenda Spencer and Tavie Spivey ...The magical music of the 50's and 60's is reborn through this unique ALL-female East Texas Tribute show group. It will be an unforgettable evening of "Music, Comedy, Memories and More". Backed by Jay Cantu, the Liberty Opry Band and comedy with "Booger Lee".  A show you won't want to miss!

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The past few years have been very difficult and with heavy hearts we are announcing the closing of the Liberty Opry.  We have tried to keep it going, however, we can no longer operate and maintain the facility. 

 

We have had the honor and privilege to sing, play and laugh alongside some truly gifted musicians and vocalists, and a great comedian.   We have met and become friends with so many wonderful people.  We thank you all for your support and friendship.  Most of all, we want to thank the Liberty Opry Band for their incredible talent and unwavering loyalty. You simply amazed us with your music on each show.  

 

Rick Burton, drummer extraordinaire

Jim Cox, amazing lead guitarist and vocalist (the Cox family were the original owners and operators of the Liberty Opry)

Michael Garrett, our newest and fabulous bass player

Calvin Gainey, awesome keyboardist, vocalist, sound engineer

Brian Thomas, phenomenal steel guitarist (and a few other instruments)

Larry “Booger Lee” Etheridge – comedian with the greatest antics, facial expressions and delivery

 

Special mention and thank you to:

Judy Etheridge and Kathy Sowell, the “ticket booth” ladies.  Always there and always ready.

Ray Sowell – played acoustic guitar, known for his ‘Ray Price voice’, and emceed for many years at the Opry

Andy and Jimmy Lingenfelter and Mike Loftin – horn players for many specialty and oldies shows

Previous band members Rodney Smith and John Ray Baxter

 

To ALL of the excellent guest singers and entertainers that have graced our stage – locally and nationally – we thank you and applaud you.

 

Even though we are closing, we will still be available to play at other locations and events.  We will update you through social media and check our website www.libertyopry.com for future bookings.

 

God Bless you all - thank you for the memories.  You will be forever in our hearts.

 

Jay and Nina Cantu

UPCOMING
SHOWS

Seats may be reserved or walk-ins are always welcomed (based on availability).  Click on individual show dates below for more information. 

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general information
LOCATION
We are centrally located between Houston and Beaumont, off Hwy 90 in Liberty, Texas.  Our theater is in the downtown courthouse square. 
Our physical address is:
1816 Sam Houston St.,
Liberty, Texas  77575
Our mailing address is:
P.O. Box 6008
Liberty, Texas  77575
CANCELLATION POLICY
We have a 72-hour cancellation
policy.  All cancellations must take
place no later than 72 hours prior
to showtime. 
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TICKET SALES

We do not have on-line ticket sales.

 Call 936-336-5830 for reservations.  Walk-ins are always welcome - based on availability.   You can pre-pay for tickets when reserving via telephone.  Tickets will be held at the "Will Call" booth.  If paying with cash or check, tickets will be at the Ticket Booth. 

PLEASE NOTE:  If paying by credit card, there will be a 3.5% surcharge added to your charges.  

Doors open 2 hours prior to showtime

PARKING

Free parking is available anywhere on

the street around the theater, around

the courthouse, or across the street

at the civic center.

CONCESSION

Our concession area holds approximately 80 people

and opens 2 hours before showtime. 

Our menu has changed slightly.

We will offer hot dogs, chili dogs, hamburgers & cheeseburgers, chicken salad sandwiches, nachos,

chips, popcorn, candy, desserts and beverages - all affordable and delicious!

DRESS CODE

We do not have a strict "dress code" but clothing is required!  You can be casual and comfortable or you can

"dress to the nines" - your choice ... HOWEVER ...  if you wear a large hat, please be considerate of the people around you ...

please don't block their view!

About

LIBERTY OPRY

There’s no need to travel far!  The Liberty Opry, the best kept secret of  South East Texas, located at 1816 Sam Houston St., Liberty, Texas, provides GREAT live, musical, family-oriented entertainment at very affordable prices. 

 

We strive to keep our shows and the entire environment family-oriented for everyone to enjoy.  Bring your children and your grandparents for a fun evening of entertainment! 

 

We offer a great variety of shows; ALL Gospel Shows, Country Shows, and 50′s, 60’s, 70’s – Classic Oldies or Old Time Rock & Roll Shows.  We also have “Specialty Shows” which feature bigger named artists from around the country and we always have an annual Christmas Show with traditional, country and religious Christmas music.

 

Our shows take place in the historic Park Theater which was built in 1938 and operated as a movie theater for many years.   Some of our customers have shared their childhood memories of attending movies at the Park Theater and cherish the fact that they can still come to the same theater for great entertainment.  The theater was renovated in the early 2000′s, and during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic & shut down, we took the opportunity to remodel, refresh and renew. 

 

We hear from our customers, time and time again, of how “amazingly welcome” they feel at the Liberty Opry. You will feel the warm reception from the minute you walk in the door. We greet you with a smile and give you friendly assistance the entire evening. It is our utmost goal to make your experience at the Liberty Opry a pleasant and memorable one.

 

Originating in 1993, the Liberty Opry has always had exceptionally talented and professional musicians and vocalists.  We understand the need for very affordable entertainment for families and people of all ages, so we strive to keep it just that.  Come prepared for an afternoon of exceptional live entertainment, great music, and a laugh or two from comedian, “Booger Lee”.   Come early and enjoy a snack or great dessert in our concession area - all delicious and priced just right!  

 

GOOD MUSIC + GOOD COMPANY = GOOD TIME

 

Call 936-336-5830 for information or reservations.  Reservations are recommended, however, walk-ins are always welcomed.  We hope to see you at one of our upcoming shows!

 

VIDEOS

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Live auditions are mandatory to qualify to be a guest performer at the Liberty Opry. 

We are seeking talented performers of all ages who sing Country Music, Gospel Music, and '50s, '60s, '70s - Classic Oldies Music!

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LOCATION:  Liberty Opry, 1816 Sam Houston Street, Liberty, Texas  77575

Bring three (3) songs on a CD (Karaoke style).  We recommend that all song tracks be on one (1) CD.

If you prefer, you may accompany yourself by playing guitar, keyboard, etc.

Arrive at the Liberty Opry between 7:00 and 7:15 pm.  This will give you enough time to provide

the information needed on the sign in sheets and relax before the auditions begin.

AUDITIONS WILL BEGIN PROMPTLY AT 7:30 PM

THERE IS NO ADMISSION FEE

Open to the public - bring your friends and family!

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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, AUDITIONS have been placed on HOLD

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Thank you and we hope to see you soon !

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CONTACT US

MAILING
ADDRESS

P. O. BOX 6008

Liberty, TX   77575

EMAIL

libertyopry@gmail.com

TEL

936-336-5830

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