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TUNE-IN: Wopat set to appear as a musical guest LIVE on RFD-TV’s ‘Market Day Report’
& WKRN-TV’s ‘Local on 2’ on Friday, August 4th

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (July 10, 2023) – Celebrated actor from the hit CBS-TV series Dukes of Hazzard, singer-songwriter, and Tony award nominated Broadway musical star Tom Wopat will return to Tennessee for a pair of promotional appearances and fan meet and greets. Wopat is scheduled for Cooter’s Place in Pigeon Forge, July 28 & 29 from 11am – 4pm ET, and the following weekend, August 05 & 06 from 11am – 4pm CT at Cooter’s Place in Nashville. Admission to the museums are FREE, with various photo opportunities available, a wide selection of 8x10s, CDs, and DVDs of the entire trilogy of the County Line movies. Additional information can be found online at CootersPlace.com or by downloading the Cooter’s Place app.  

Tom Wopat Tour & Appearance Dates:
JUL 28 & 29 – Cooter’s Place / Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
AUG 04 – Live on RFD-TV’s Market Day Report @12pm CT / Nashville, Tenn.
AUG 04 – Live on WKRN-TV’s Local On 2 @2pm CT / Nashville, Tenn.
AUG 05 & 06 – Cooter’s Place / Nashville, Tenn.
AUG 12 – Humane Fire Co. / Pottsville, Pa.
AUG 26 – Marysville City Park / Marysville, Mich.
SEP 02-03 – Cooter’s Place / Pigeon Forge, Tenn.
SEP 09-10 – RetroCon Comic Con / Oaks, Pa.
SEP 23 – Oak Park Moonshine Festival / Lyons, Ga.
OCT 06 & 07 – Hazzard Fest 2023 / Newport, Tenn.
NOV 11-12 – Gallatin Civic Center / Gallatin, Tenn.
DEC 02 – Christmas Concert @ Leo & Leona’s / Bangor, Wisc.
** For Tom’s complete tour and appearance schedule, follow on BandsInTown or at TomWopat.com

Wopat is currently promoting his first new album in seven years, the eclectic Simple Man, his 13th solo release. The album is highlighted by one of his own self-written songs, “County Line,” a country blues tune that is also the namesake for his new movie trilogy now available on INSP Networks.

Album name: Simple Man
Album audio producer(s): David Finck, Tom Wopat, Joel Arnow
Buy/Stream/Listen at ffm.to/simpleman or tom-wopat.myshopify.com/products/simple-man

Track Listing & Songwriters: 

    1. Simple Man (Graham Nash)
    2. Riding Shotgun Down The Avalanche (Shawn Colvin, John Leventhal)
    3. County Line (Tom Wopat)
    4. Look Around (Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
    5. Frozen Man (James Taylor)
    6. Step In The Right Direction (Tom Wopat, Robert Byrne, Richard Bowles)
    7. Wait For It (Lin Manuel-Miranda)
    8. Why Is The Moon So Blue (Rhonda Coullet)
    9. Leave It Like It Is (David Wilcox)
    10. Use Me / For What It’s Worth (Bill Withers, Stephen Stills)
    11. Rita (Wiley Porter)
    12. Copperline (James Taylor)
    13. If I Had Only Known (Craig Morris, Jana Steinfeld)

About Tom Wopat:
It’s been several decades since the General Lee first left the ground, sky-rocketing Tom Wopat and co-star John Schneider to instant Dukes of Hazzard stardom. In the 40+ years since, Wopat has been blessed with a multifaceted career that has ranged from starring roles on Broadway, various television appearances, singing in such venues as The Ol’ Opera, Carnegie Hall, and the Hollywood Bowl, to a featured role in Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained. More recently Wopat released a new recording project, an album entitled Simple Man, a 13 song collection that is his 13th solo album.

Also recently released are the second and third installments of the County Line movie trilogy, County Line: All In & County Line: No Fear, available now on the INSP Network. Wopat also recently starred on the TV series, Black List, which features James Spader, as he quipped “I enjoy keeping a lot of balls in the air.” Tom was a staple on the Broadway stage for 35 years, garnering a pair of Tony award nominations along the way. Long known for his musical leading man abilities, Wopat also was critically acclaimed for his dramatic work in The Trip to Bountiful and Glenn Gary Glenn Ross. But currently it’s his work in the studio and on the road with some of the most talented musicians in the world that has provided Tom the most satisfaction. Tom says, “At this point, I basically do what I enjoy… I’ve been blessed.”

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