Gene Watson Reflects On A Great Night In Brooksville, Florida: Sunday 26 February 2023

Gene Watson

On Sunday 26 February 2023, Gene Watson reflected on a great night in Brooksville, Florida.

Gene Watson at The Florida Classic Music Fest & Car Show, 5360 Lockhart Road, Brooksville, FL 34602 on Saturday 25 February 2023, with a performance time of 6:00pm

‘The Brooksville Bluegrass Festival (The Florida Classic Music Fest & Car Show) at 5360 Lockhart Road in Brooksville, Florida is a much-anticipated event in the music world, drawing in fans from all over the country.  This year‚Äôs festival was particularly special, thanks to a performance by Gene Watson, a legendary country music singer, and Rhonda Vincent, a celebrated bluegrass artist, known as ‘The Queen of Bluegrass’.

With The Grascals kicking off the evening segment of Yhe Brooksville Bluegrass Festival, the night was perfect for an outdoor concert.  With the stars shining brightly overhead and a cool breeze blowing through the audience, Gene Watson took the stage, the crowd erupted into cheers and applause, eager to hear his classic hits, including ‘Farewell Party’ and ‘Love In The Hot Afternoon’.

Rhonda Vincent and Gene Watson performing 'I Had One of Those Too' (written by Erin Enderlin and Jimmy Melton) at The Brooksville Bluegrass Festival (The Florida Classic Music Fest & Car Show), 5360 Lockhart Road in Brooksville, Florida on Saturday 25 February 2023

Gene Watson‚Äôs smooth voice and The Farewell Party Band‚Äôs effortless playing had the audience swaying along to the music.  Gene Watson surprised the audience when he brought Rhonda Vincent to join him on stage.

Gene Watson: 'Outside The Box' (Fourteen Carat Music, 2022)

Rhonda Vincent, known for her powerhouse vocals, brought added energy to the show, as the two artists sang a duet of ‘Together Again’, which was written by Buck Owens (Monday 12 August 1929 – Saturday 25 March 2006).  To the audience‚Äôs delight, the pair also debuted their new duet, ‘I‚Äôve Got One of Those Too’ (written by Jimmy Melton and Erin Enderlin) from Gene Watson‚Äôs ‘Outside The Box‘ (Fourteen Carat Music, 2022) release.

The chemistry between Gene Watson and Rhonda Vincent was undeniable, as they harmonised perfectly and played off each other‚Äôs energy.  The audience was mesmerised by their performance, with many fans commenting that it was one of the best moments of the festival.

Rhonda Vincent and Gene Watson at The Brooksville Bluegrass Festival (The Florida Classic Music Fest & Car Show), 5360 Lockhart Road in Brooksville, Florida on Saturday 25 February 2023

It was clear that Gene Watson and Rhonda Vincent were having just as much fun as the audience, with both artists smiling and joking around on stage between songs.  Their infectious energy spread throughout the crowd, making for a truly unforgettable night of music and camaraderie.

Overall, the performance by Gene Watson and Rhonda Vincent at The Brooksville Bluegrass Festival was a true highlight of the event.  Their talent and chemistry on stage made for an unforgettable night under the stars, leaving fans buzzing with excitement long after the show ended.

Chad Phillips (guitar / band leader / road manager), Al 'Peanut' Miller (driver), Dewayne Rice (piano), Gene Watson, Al 'Boo' Miller (steel guitar), Staley Rogers (bass) and Todd Hines (drums) at The Brooksville Bluegrass Festival (The Florida Classic Music Fest & Car Show), 5360 Lockhart Road in Brooksville, Florida on Saturday 25 February 2023

Chad Phillips (guitar / band leader / road manager), Al ‘Peanut’ Miller (driver), Dewayne Rice (piano), Gene Watson, Al ‘Boo’ Miller (steel guitar), Staley Rogers (bass) and Todd Hines (drums) at The Brooksville Bluegrass Festival (The Florida Classic Music Fest & Car Show), 5360 Lockhart Road in Brooksville, Florida on Saturday 25 February 2023

It was a great night at Brooksville, Florida last night (Saturday 25 February 2023).  This is the crew that keeps me going onstage and off.  My band and our bus driver are the best, and I could not do it without them!’

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