Confederate Railroad’s Bobby Randall Coming to Salem

FNBC Community Bankers and CenturyLink present Bobby Randall, Nashville Recording Artist and a member of the Confederate Railroad. in a concert at the Salem Civic Center in Salem Arkansas on April 29. The concert will start at 7:00 p.m. Save by purchasing advance tickets.

Bobby Randall was the first lead guitarist for Sawyer Brown. He appeared with the band on Star Search in 1983-84. In 1991 he became the only founding member to leave the group. Randall took a job hosting a Star Search-like talent show, You Can Be a Star on The Nashville Network (TNN). Randall also hosted a show called The Wildhorse Saloon also on TNN. He was the Anchor on a show called Behind the Game that aired on Fox Sports Net. His band is a regular at the Nashville Palace. Randall joined the band Confederate Railroad in 2011. Not only is Bobby an excellent singer but he can be found on the tour playing Steel guitar and Fiddle.

Opening for Bobby Randall will be Nashville’s Melissa Lee. Currently touring with Confederate Railroad, Melissa Lee is an up-and-coming Nashville Country music artist to look out for. She kicked off 2016 with 3 sold out shows at Kewadin Casino in Sault Ste. Marie, MI as the only female artist in a “tribute to the Grand Ole Opry” show. She has opened for many national acts such as 2015 ACM New Artist of the Year winner Cole Swindell, Tyler Farr, The Kentucky Headhunters, and Confederate Railroad, and has shared the stage with artists such as Buddy Jewell and Jeff Carson. Melissa performed over 200 shows in 2016 from Alaska to Florida.

The final concert of the Spring Concert Series is a part of the Fulton County Homecoming Festival on May 27 featuring Billy Joe Franch and Friends.

Tickets are now on sale for both concerts for $20.00. Individual concert tickets are $12.50. Tickets at the door will be $15.00. Tickets can be purchased with a credit card online at or by calling the Fulton County Fair Office at 870-895-5565. Tickets are also available at FNBC Community Bankers locations in Fulton, Sharp, and Izard counties.

Bad Boy Mowers of Batesville and The Elder Law Firm of Cash and Whatley of Mountain Home are Platinum Sponsors for the series and Gold Sponsors include; Bank of Salem, Dairy Queen of Salem, North Arkansas Electric Cooperative, Shaver’s Plumbing and Hardware, First Community Bank of Highland, Barker Funeral Home, Welch Couch and Company PA, Doty Family Memorial Service, K-Kountry 95, and Hole In The Wall Ranch Chuck Wagon Races.