Bio: Born and raised in Abbeville, LA., Wade has played fiddle for many great artists including, Jimmy C. Newman, George Jones, Tammy Wynette, Buck Trent and Mel Tillis and often plays with Bob Wills' Texas Playboys. When not in Branson, MO., at the God and Country Theatres for his own morning show, ... See Full BioMore Info
Marble Falls Opry with Wade Benson Landry A native “Cajun” from Abbeville, Louisiana, Wade Benson Landry had a desire to entertain from a very early age. At the young age of ten, Wade began performing in front of live audiences in his father’s band on Drums and Guitar, as well as showing off his vocal talents. Wade found his musical calling at the age of 13, when he turned to the fiddle, playing Traditional Country, Cajun, Big Band and Western Swing Music. By age eighteen Wade had won the title of Louisiana Junior State Champion Fiddler twice! The heart of country music, Nashville, Tennessee called and doors opened for Wade. While in Nashville, he was a featured performer with some of Country music’s giants, such as Jimmy C. Newman, Loretta Lynn, The Oak Ridge Boys, Dolly Parton, Porter Wagoner, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, to name but a few. Working with such legends presented Wade with the opportunity to appear regularly on television with appearances on PBS “Live from the Grand Ole Opry”, the “1980 CMA Awards Show”, The Anheuser-Busch Special, “ Reach for the Stars” with Bob Hope, NBC’s “Tonight Show”, “Nashville Now” and the “Academy of Country Music Awards Show.”Wade has traveled the world entertaining millions of listeners. He has performed at Carnegie Hall, New Orleans Jazz Festival, and has made 8 major tours throughout Canada, England, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Scotland, Austria and France. Wade continues to do so as a member of the Statesiders Band with legendary performer, Country Music Hall of Fame member and Grand Ole Opry member Mel Tillis. Wade makes his home in Branson, Missouri. For nine years, Wade was a featured performer in Branson with the two-time CMA award winner Buck Trent! Wade also wrote and produced shows for Branson’s famous theme park, “Silver Dollar City”. The combination of these shows presented Wade the opportunity to perform before three thousand guests daily, bringing his own style of music to the forefront. Wade is the Headliner for the ONLY Cajun Swing show in Branson! Wade Benson Landry’s “Swingin’ Cajun Style” is a two-hour event, that brings the style of Cajun Swing music and Cajun Comedy to thousands this year and for years to come! Wade Benson Landry’s “Swingin’ Cajun Style” morning show is the perfect way to start anyone’s day. “Swingin’ Cajun Style” is being featured at the God and Country Theater at 10am. God and Country Theater is located on the famous 76 Country Music Boulevard Strip, in Branson, Missouri. .
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Featuring: Wade Benson Landry, Theresa Landry, Margie LeBlanc, Moses Rangel Pasadena Hometown Opry- Family Style Opry Show-Located in the Kyle Chapman Annex-Doors open at 5:30 pm and show starts at 7:30 pm.
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