This masterful country stylist from Houston, Texas has been thrilling audiences for more than 50 years. Gene Watson’s tally of 75 charted titles, 23 Top 10 hits, six No. 1 country records and three No. 1 gospel hits has led to membership in the Texas Country Music Hall of Fame and the Houston, TX Music Hall of Fame. Radio listeners are still transfixed whenever classics like “Farewell Party,” “Fourteen Carat Mind” or “Love in the Hot Afternoon” are played. Considered one of the finest pure-country singers of his generation and known as “The Singer’s Singer”, Watson offers up one of the best traditional country shows in the business. In 2017, Watson released My Gospel Roots, which featured the No. 1 Cashbox Country Christian and Christian Servant Chart single “Old Roman Soldier.”
You’re Invited: Join Gene Watson at Whiskey Jam for an Unforgettable Night of Classic Hits and Timeless Favorites
Join iconic vocalist Gene Watson for an unforgettable night of classic hits and timeless favorites at Whiskey Jam on Aug. 22 at 8 p.m. Watson will be joined by special guests celebrating 60 legendary years of classic country music.
Iconic vocalist Gene Watson ventures Outside the Box with new album set for release September 16. The project features Watson's first-ever collaboration with country legend and fellow Texan, Willie Nelson on "Wonderful Future." The album also features a duet with Grand Ole Opry peer Rhonda Vincent on "I've Got One of Those Too." The album will be available for pre-order on August 16.
The Grand Ole Opry honors member and legendary vocalist Gene Watson, celebrating his 60 years in the music business. During a performance on Friday, April 8, Dan Rogers, Vice President / Executive Producer, Grand Ole Opry, presented Watson with the plaque after his show-stopping rendition of his octave-jumping "Farewell Party" to commemorate his six decades as an artist, receiving a standing ovation from the packed Opry House audience.
Celebrating 60 years in the music business hasn't slowed down legendary vocalist Gene Watson, who just announced his new album, Outside the Box, due out in fall of this year. The Grand Ole Opry member has also added more dates to his 60th Anniversary Tour. See full list of tour dates below and to purchase tickets, click HERE.
2022 marks 60 years since country music legend Gene Watson released his first single to radio. To celebrate, the iconic vocalist is embarking on his 60th Anniversary Tour, which kicked off January 1 in Florida and will take Watson across the country. Watson's single "If It's That Easy" was released to radio in 1962 via Sun Valley Records. Since then, the 'singer's singer' has charted 75 titles including 23 Top 10 hits, six No. 1 country singles and five No. 1 gospel records. The Texas native continues to perform to sold-out crowds, singing in the same key as he did more than five decades ago and thrilling fans with his famous octave jumping ending to "Farewell Party" night after night.
Country music legend Gene Watson has rescheduled several tour dates due to a band member testing positive for COVID-19. Watson and his band members will be on self-imposed quarantine for the next 14 days.