Billy Joe Shaver to Perform in Calico Rock, Legend Billy Don Burns to Join the Show

Legendary song writer, Billy Joe Shaver has invited songwriting legend and Ozarks native Billy Don Burns to join his upcoming show in Historic Calico Rock, Arkansas. The Chamber of Commerce and OZARK EMS proudly present “Original Honky Tonk Hero” Shaver as he shares the stage with long-time friend Burns for the March 8th performance for Bootlegger Daze 2014.

American music icon, Shaver invited friend and local native Billy Don Burns to join him for the March 8th concert. A native of Fifty Six, Arkansas, Burns is respected far and wide for his long career in songwriting and performing, and he’s still out there. He’s lived it and breathed it through lifetimes of country music passion and pain. Carrying the guitar like a sword on his back, he battles for the Poet. He battles for the Artist. He battles for the souls who defy modern convention. And every time he strikes a chord in some smoke-filled Honky Tonk, he wins. Billy Don Burns started out in this business working with legends, and somewhere along the way he became one himself.

When asked about Burns, Shaver commented, “Friend forever, Billy Don is wise beyond his years. Great writer, great man, a leader in all walks of life. The best man to have on your side no matter how dangerous the situation.”

Like Shaver, Billy Don Burns is a songwriter. His songs have been recorded by many artist to include Willie Nelson, Connie Smith, Johnny Paycheck and Sammy Kershaw. Billy Don Burns is a must for any club anywhere. If your audience likes real music, songs that tell a story about real life, then look no farther; this is the man.

Don’t miss a chance to see these legends in concert together. Mark your calendar for March 8 in Historic Calico Rock, Arkansas.

When: Saturday, March 8 @ 7p.m.

Where: Calico Rock School Auditorium

301 College St. – Calico Rock, Arkansas

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