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Award-winning Canadian country performer Kenny Hess made his debut in the Rio Grande Valley in 2014 late in the season and was well received by Winter Texan audiences.

This outstanding singer, who was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2014, will be in the Rio Grande Valley during late January and February when country music fans will have the chance to hear him perform with his deep, versatile voice that ranges from bass to tenor. Hess sings old favorite Country Western songs and tells stories about growing up in Canada in a family of nine children where his father was a pastor and a farmer.

kenny hessDuring his 35 years in the country music spotlight Kenny shared the stage with major stars, including Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Garth Brooks, Reba, Johnny Cash, George Jones and many more.

During the recent induction ceremony, Kenny had several of his musical buddies take part in the occasion, including the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Big Kenny from the super duo Big and Rich.

This is just the latest in a long list of awards that Hess has accumulated over his Hall of Fame career. Kenny has performed all over the world. His talent and unique ability has kept audiences wanting more and he just keeps giving them the great country music they want to hear.

Kenny’s first show will be at Bentsen Palms on Jan. 30 at 4 p.m. and again at 7 p.m.; Jan. 31, Fun N Sun Resort, San Benito; Feb. 1, Victoria Palms Resort, Donna; Feb. 4, Sunshine Resort, Harlingen, Feb. 5, Texas Trails Resort, Pharr; Feb 11, Ranchero Village, Weslaco; Feb. 15, Citrus Valley, McAllen; Feb. 19, Casa Del Sol, Donna; and Feb. 24, Paradise South, Mercedes.

Read more about Kenny Hess in the Wintertainers™ section of the Winter Texan Times website: www.wttrgv.com.

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