Press Release: Gene Watson and Moe Bandy announce "Country's Family Reunion Presents The Gene and Moe Show" On RFD-TV

by Missy Wolf / 2545 days ago / Comments


New Episodes Airing Nationwide Every Friday in May

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 26, 2017) – Two of traditional country music’s most dynamic personalities, Gene Watson and Moe Bandy, are coming back to RFD-TV for their new show, "Country’s Family Reunion Presents The Gene and Moe Show," sponsored in part by Springer Mountain Farms. Thirty minute episodes will air nationwide each Friday at 7:30 p.m. CT during the month of May on RFD-TV. Click here to check local listings.

"Country’s Family Reunion Presents The Gene and Moe Show" will feature classic country hits from Gene Watson and Moe Bandy, who've collectively charted 63 Top 10 hits. Along with their traditional country music the two entertain audiences with their down-home humor while exploring their passions for cars, trucks, bulls and rodeos. Watson admits, “Moe’s expertise is horses and mine is horsepower!” Each set out to teach the other about their expertise.

The two long-time friends travel to some of the largest private car collections in the south as well as get down in the dirt with drag racing experts. Upcoming episodes feature Jess Lockwood, one of the top bull riders in the world at just 19-years-old, as well as an up close look at the No. 1 ranked bull, Airtime.

Watson and Bandy have been friends since the 70s. Bandy was coming onto the scene with “I Just Started Hatin’ Cheatin’ Songs” and Watson was singing about “Love in the Hot Afternoon.” These two classics marked the beginning of more than two decades of chart topping country radio hits respectively.

About Gene Watson
This masterful country stylist from Houston, Texas has been thrilling audiences for more than 50 years. Gene Watson’s tally of 75 charted titles, 23 Top 10 hits and six No. 1 records has led to membership in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and the Houston, TX Music Hall of Fame. Radio listeners are still transfixed whenever classics like “Farewell Party,” “Fourteen Carat Mind” or “Love in the Hot Afternoon” are played. Considered one of the finest pure-country singers of his generation and known as “The Singer’s Singer”, Watson offers up one of the best traditional country shows in the business. In 2016, Watson released his 33rd studio album Real.Country.Music. which charted on Billboard's Top Country Albums. For more information about Gene Watson, visit

About Moe Bandy
There aren't many musical performers who've been on top of a bucking bull or bronco and on top of the country music charts, but Moe Bandy has. He's garnered five RIAA-Gold certified albums and is the recipient of numerous awards, including ACM Song of the Year, ACM Most Promising Male Vocalist of the Year as well as ACM and CMA Duet of the Year. A member of the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame, he has had 40 Top 10 singles, 66 charted releases and 10 No.1 hits including “Too Old To Die Young,” “Bandy the Rodeo Clown,” “Hank Williams, You Wrote My Life” and “Just Good Ol’ Boys.” Moe's thankful for all the riches his career has brought him - from his loyal fans to his close friendship with former President George Bush, who counts Moe's 1988 hit "Americana" as one of his favorite songs. In 2016, Bandy released his first studio album in ten years with Lucky Me, which features collaborations with The Oak Ridge Boys, Riders In The Sky and Ricky Skaggs. For more information on Moe Bandy, visit


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Gene Watson Tour Dates

04/19/2024 : Grand Ole Opry House: Nashville, TN
04/20/2024 : Manchester Coffee County Confe: Manchester, TN
04/21/2024 : Tuck's Bar: Minor Hill, TN
04/27/2024 : Mingus Event Center: Mingus, TX
05/02/2024 : Little Roy and Lizzy Festival : Lincolnton, GA
05/04/2024 : The Pickin' Post: Fort Payne, AL
05/10/2024 : Jettie Baker Center: Clintwood, VA
05/11/2024 : Malpass Brothers Country & Blu: Denton, NC
05/18/2024 : Sugar Creek Casino: Hinton, OK
05/19/2024 : Texas Pride Barbecue: Adkins, TX
05/25/2024 : Gem Theatre: Calhoun, GA
06/01/2024 : Murphy Theatre: Wilmington, OH
06/08/2024 : The Farm Jamb 2024: Bagdad, KY
06/13/2024 : Wranglers Honky Tonk: Branson, MO
06/15/2024 : Ohio Valley Opry: Mcconnelsville, OH
06/21/2024 : Birdsong Amphitheater: Stephenville, TX
06/29/2024 : Princess Theatre: Harriman, TN
07/12/2024 : 2920 Roadhouse: Hockley, TX
07/13/2024 : Love Civic Center: Paris, TX
07/20/2024 : Memorial City Hall Performance: Marshall, TX
07/27/2024 : Paramount Theatre: Abilene, TX
08/03/2024 : Williams Auditorium: Henderson, TN
08/09/2024 : The Reidsville Showcase Theate: Reidsville, NC
08/10/2024 : Liberty Showcase Inc.: Liberty, NC
08/16/2024 : Anderson Music Hall: Hiawassee, GA
08/31/2024 : 11th Street Cowboy Bar: Bandera, TX
09/01/2024 : Coyote Country Store: Gail, TX
09/14/2024 : Charles Bender Performing Arts: Humble, TX
09/21/2024 : The Palace Theatre: Corsicana, TX
09/28/2024 : Mule Days Festival: Benson, NC
10/11/2024 : The Mansion Theatre for the Pe: Branson, MO
10/12/2024 : Kentucky Opry: Benton, KY
10/19/2024 : Lincoln Theatre: Marion, VA
10/20/2024 : Lincoln Theatre: Marion, VA
10/26/2024 : Greenville Municipal Auditoriu: Greenville, TX
11/02/2024 : The Oaks Event Center: Vidor, TX
11/09/2024 : The Mansion Theatre for the Pe: Branson, MO
11/15/2024 : Social Circle Theater: Social Circle, GA
11/16/2024 : Newberry Opera House: Newberry, SC
11/23/2024 : The Mansion Theatre for the Pe: Branson, MO

About Missy Wolf

Missy Wolf Co-Founder, Editor, Journalist & Vice President of the American Country Music Association

From an early age I knew music and entertainment were in my blood. I have always been enamored with the idea of being in this industry, though I never wanted to be a front and center "Star". Taking the audience behind the scenes for up close conversations with the artists they love is where I want to be. Life in lyrics has always been my style, so as my favorite country artist Wade Hayes sings, I am living my life and chasing my dreams! Conducting interviews, meeting talented people and sharing stories and adventure are my passion. My new favorite hashtag is #iaskyouanswer, so stay tuned for more interviews, articles and adventures!