Li’L Ole Opry to launch season

Virginia’s Li’l Ole Opry will open its 43rd season of country music shows on Saturday, April 7, with an “All Star Opry” show featuring the house band, Shades of Country, and all of the Opry singers.

The group will perform at the Harry M. Ward Auditorium, Mathews High School, 9889 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews. Doors will open at 7:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 8 p.m.

Ticket prices will remain at $12 for all adults and $5 for ages 12 and younger and can be purchased in advance at the Mathews Visitor Center and Beach Bum BBQ in Mathews and Marketplace Antiques in Hayes. Tickets also will be available at the door on show night…