Tune-In: Wopat to appear on Newsmax TV’s “Wise Guys” with John Tabacco on Saturday, May 13
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LaCROSSE/BANGOR, Wisc. (May 04, 2023) — Wisconsin native Tom Wopat is an award winning actor from the hit CBS-TV series Dukes of Hazzard, a celebrated singer-songwriter, and Broadway musical star who is set to return to his home state for a pair of shows in June. Wopat is set to perform a free show for Moon Tunes at Riverside Park in LaCrosse on June 1, followed by an appearance and musical performance at Leo & Leona’s in Bangor on June 3. Wopat will perform some of the new music from recently released album Simple Man, along with hosting fan meet and greets.
Tom Wopat Tour & Appearance Dates:
MAY 13-14 – Cooter’s Place / Luray, Va.
MAY 20 – Newsmax TV’s “Wise Guys” / New York, N.Y.
JUN 01 – Moon Tunes LaCrosse / LaCrosse, Wisc.
JUN 03 – Leo & Leona’s / Bangor, Wisc.
JUN 07 – WAFF-TV’s Tennessee Valley Living / Huntsville, Ala.
JUN 10-11 – North Alabama Pickers Market / Rogersville, Ala.
JUL 08 – TBA / Erwin, Tenn.
AUG 26 – Marysville City Park / Marysville, Mich.
SEP 09-10 – RetroCon Comic Con / Oaks, PA
** For Tom’s complete tour and appearance schedule, follow on BandsInTown or at TomWopat.com
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:
- Simple Man (Graham Nash)
- Riding Shotgun Down The Avalanche (Shawn Colvin, John Leventhal)
- County Line (Tom Wopat)
- Look Around (Cy Coleman, Betty Comden, Adolph Green)
- Frozen Man (James Taylor)
- Step In The Right Direction (Tom Wopat, Robert Byrne, Richard Bowles)
- Wait For It (Lin Manuel-Miranda)
- Why Is The Moon So Blue (Rhonda Coullet)
- Leave It Like It Is (David Wilcox)
- Use Me / For What It’s Worth (Bill Withers, Stephen Stills)
- Rita (Wiley Porter)
- Copperline (James Taylor)
- If I Had Only Known (Craig Morris, Jana Steinfeld)
About Tom Wopat:
Tom Wopat, first entering the national consciousness as “Luke “ in the iconic TV series, “The Dukes of Hazzard ” has been performing in stage musicals since the age of 12. Raised on a Wisconsin dairy farm, educated at the UW-Madison, Wopat has enjoyed a multi -faceted career in film, television, on the Broadway stage, and singing in venues as varied as Carnegie Hall, The Grand Ole’ Opry, and the Hollywood Bowl. He has also recorded 12 albums in the last 35 years, the most recent being his 2017 release, the eponymous singer/songwriter-styled “Wopat”. He also had a 5 week residency singing at the Beach Cafe on 70th and 2nd Avenue. Beginning with a starring role in 1978’s “I Love My Wife”, Tom has enjoyed a great deal of success on Broadway, including critically acclaimed work in plays such as “The Trip to Bountiful” and “Glengarry Glenn Ross”. Noted for his portrayal of leading men in a number of musicals, his Broadway career has been crowned by a pair of Tony nominations, one for “Annie, Get Your Gun” in 1999, and again in 2008 for “A Catered Affair”. Wopat recently added to his television credits with a guest-starring role in “Madame Secretary”. His favorite big screen adventure would have to be a featured role in Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained”. Tom says, “At this point, I basically do what I enjoy… I’ve been blessed.”
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