McPHERSON — The Gatlin Brothers, Larry, Steve and Rudy, take the stage at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22 at the McPherson Opera House. The Grammy Award-winning trio have been dazzling audiences for more than 60 years and hold a lifetime of noteworthy achievements in their storybook career, including a Grammy for Best Country Song (“Broken Lady”), three ACM awards for Single of the Year (“All The Gold In California”), Album of the Year (Straight Ahead) and Male Vocalist of the Year for Larry Gatlin, along with five nominations for CMA Vocal Group of the Year, Single, Album and Male Vocalist of the Year.
The Brothers have accumulated seven No. 1 singles, 32 Top 40 Records, 22 studio albums and five BMI “Million-Air” Awards. Larry ranks fourth as Solo Writer’s with the most self-penned top 40 Billboard Hits. His massive song catalog has been recorded by the Who’s Who of entertainers, including Elvis Presley, Barbara Streisand, Johnny Cash, and dozens of others, securing his legacy as one of BMI’s top solo songwriters of all time.
It all began in Abilene, Texas in 1955 when Larry was seven, Steve four and Rudy two. The brothers grew up singing gospel music after listening to James Blackwood and the Blackwood Brothers, Hovie Lister and The Stateman Quartet as well other accomplished gospel artists.
Tickets range from $45-$70 and are available at www.mcphersonoperahouse.org, by calling 620-241-1952, or visiting the box office at 219 S. Main Street, McPherson.