Summit, the premiere choral ensemble from Tuscola High School, will perform its 37th annual Country Western Show, On the Road Again, on March 29, 30 and 31, at the Tuscola High School Auditorium.
Summit will perform several songs as an entire ensemble, while some numbers will be performed by the “Good Ol’ Boys” (Summit men) and GRITS (Girls Raised in the South). The theme is built around travelling through the south. Some of the group songs include a medley with the theme song, On the Road Again, Rocky Top, The Devil Went Down to Georgia, and Sweet Home Alabama, Dolly Parton and the Pentatonix arrangement of the classic, Jolene. “We were excited to bring the live band back last year. It was such a hit with the audience and a great experience for the performers, so we will once again have a live band,” stated Martha Weathers Brown, choral director at Tuscola. Band members include Jerri Meigs, Gary Wiley, Grady Wiley, Brent Lindsey, and a surprise fiddler. Tradition holds that Summit’s graduating Seniors perform a farewell song. This year’s song is Humble and Kind, which will be sung by Sophia Bonomo, Tanner Hendricks, Landon Henley, Kaitlin Jenkins, Tyler Messer, and Alaysia Smith. The bulk of the show will be solos performed by Summit members with songs ranging from songs by Conway Twitty and Loretta Lynn, to Brett Young, Johnny Cash, and Carrie Underwood, and many more. Jamie Gardner, Summit/Tuscola alumnus, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies for this year’s show.
On the Road Again Country Western Show will take place Friday and Saturday, March 29 and 30 at 7:00 pm, and Sunday, March 31, at 2:30 pm at the Tuscola High School Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now, and may be purchased from any Summit member or at the office at Tuscola High School Tickets are $10 for the public, and half price for Tuscola staff and students. Call 456-2408 for more information.