Wade Benson Landry's Swingin' Cajun StylePlaying at: God & Country Theatre
Category Music, Ozark Mountain Christmas Show, Variety
Branson’s Premier Fiddlin’ Cajun Entertainer brings his South Louisiana influences to the stage with its hot
sounds and energy!
He combines his hot Fiddlin’ with his country band, along with their great vocals, to give the audience a taste of traditional country, western swing and gospel music they won’t soon forget.
Throw in Wade’s hilarious Cajun comedy and you’ve got a two hour Cajun-Fun-Fest!
You’ve seen Wade with Mel Tillis, Buck Trent, The Grand Ladies and at Silver Dollar City now see him in his own show at God and Country Theatre on West Highway 76!
He will give a sizzling start to your morning- guaranteed to make you yell- AaaEee!!!
Start your day the “Cajun Way” with GOD AND COUNTRY Theatres’ Hottest Morning Show! Wade Benson Landry and his beautiful wife Teresa offer an experience you will long remember with their exciting, up-tempo Cajun and traditional country music.
Wade is from Abbeville, Louisiana where at an early age he began playing the fiddle. He quickly established his great versatility playing Traditional Country, Cajun, Big Band and Western Swing Music. After twice winning the title of “Louisiana State Champion Fiddler”, he made his way to Nashville, Tennessee where he became a featured performer with some of the greats of country music like Jimmy C. Newman, George Jones and Tammy Wynette, Mel Tillis, and The Oak Ridge Boys.
Wade has made countless television appearances, performed at Carnegie Hall and traveled the world thrilling millions with his high energy fiddle style and his ability to touch the hearts of his audiences with his warm personality. He came to Branson nine years ago initially working with banjo great Buck Trent. Wade’s wife Teresa Bowe Landry, a gifted solo artist in her own right, spent time performing in Nashville before coming to Branson and has opened for acts like Connie Smith, The Gatlin Brothers, Rhonda Vincent, and Toby Keith.
ABOUT THE SHOW
This show really grabs the audience’s attention from the start, opening with some really “HOT” Cajun Style Fiddling, backed by a band that gets your hands clappin’ and your toes tappin’. Wade is enthusiastic about his music and between songs he loves to share wonderful stories of his impressive rise through the ranks of country music. As he moves from the high energy sounds of his Cajun roots to the familiar, soothing sounds of Old Country Favorites, videos are seen on two large screens featuring vintage footage of Wade with some of the greatest names of country music. These images run as Wade and the band play the songs that made these stars famous.
Early in the show, Wade is joined, on-stage by his lovely and very talented wife Teresa. She delivers emotional renditions of hits by some of country music’s best known female artists. Teresa and Wade sing stirring duets, share many humorous moments and communicate their deep love of performing together. They enjoy interacting with the audience and keep them involved throughout the show. Members of the band are featured on vocals including some of Bob Wills Western Swing numbers and on Cajun Accordion that makes you just want to jump up and dance! Wade shares music from his heart, when he closes the show with beautiful instrumental renditions of some of the most memorable hymns. When this show ends, audiences are on their feet applauding because they have been entertained.