Grand Opening for the Texan with Darryl Worley

The public is invited to attend the FREE Grand Opening of The Texan in historic downtown Athens on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. This show is the second concert of three in the 2nd Annual Summer Concert Series. With performances by nationally known country music recording artist Darryl Worley, singer of the hit patriotic song, “Have You Forgotten?,” and opening act from Tyler, The Tyler Dudley Band, this event will be something to remember for a lifetime!

“The time has finally come to celebrate the Grand Opening of The Texan!” said Adrianna Hinds, Community Services Coordinator for the City of Athens. “Please join us for this FREE, family-friendly event to kick off your Independence Day holiday and enjoy a nationally recognized country music artist in downtown Athens! We look forward to seeing you there.”

The event is outdoors and free to the public. Bring your own lawn chairs, seating is on a first come, first serve basis. You can begin setting up chairs in the parking lot behind The Texan at 6:30 pm. Food trucks and vendors will be on site, and the event is BYOB. Beer and wine can conveniently be purchased across the street at Come and Take It.

The Texan is located downtown at 209 E. Tyler St. For questions, please contact City Hall at 903.675.5131 or e-mail For additional and future event information, visit

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