Mike Freeman

MIKE FREEMAN brings his awarding winning southern gospel and bluegrass music to the Princess Theatre at the Franklin Opry this Saturday. Freeman is a three-time winner of the Gospel Music Association Male Vocalist of the Year as well as 2018 Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year. (Submitted photo)

The Gene King Band presents a very special Franklin Opry at Princess Theatre this Saturday featuring the gospel sounds of Mike and Wayne Freeman along with country-Cajun artist Greg Mouton.

Doors for the upcoming Opry open at 6 p.m. with the show to start at 7. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children age 12 and under.

Mouton, a native of Crowley, La., is a member of the Louisiana Knights Cajun Band and owner of Mouton Music Store that specializes in Cajun accordions. He is a well-known country and Cajun artist in the region.

Mike Freeman comes from a background rich in southern gospel and bluegrass music. He has released four CD projects since beginning a solo music ministry in 2012, “Anchor of Hope,” “All the King’s Horses,” “My Side of the Story,” and his latest “Another Valley Left Behind,” released in April,2018.

He is a three-time winner of the Gospel Music Artists Association Male Vocalist of the Year as well as 2018 Songwriter of the Year and Song of the Year for “When I Kneel and Pray.”

Wayne Freeman is an accomplished musician who grew up in northeast Louisiana with deep roots in gospel and country music. He has toured extensively throughout the U.S., including Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Los Angeles, Hawaii and many other notable venues. In 2008 he was inducted into the Kansas Music Hall of Fame.

For more information call Princess Theatre, 435-6299.

Princes Theater is located at 714 Prairie St. in Winnsboro’s historic district.

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