The Northwestern Singers will perform at the Paramount on Sunday. -- Photo provided

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Paramount is ‘Hooked on Country’

Published 9:56am Thursday, January 24, 2013

It’s time for a little country music to grace the stage at the Paramount Theatre.

The Northwestern Singers will present “Hooked on Country,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Paramount.

The show is the first all-country show in several years, and there will be plenty of costumes and choreography to some of country music’s greatest hits. Songs will include old to new songs such as “Your Cheatin’ Heart,” “I Run To You,” “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” and many more. Some of the artists are Johnny Cash, John Denver, Lady Antebellum, Sugarland and many more. Minnie Pearl will be there, too. An elementary children’s choir will perform as well.

The Northwestern Singers have been performing in Austin for almost 60

years. The NWS are 40 singers ranging in age from 20- to 70-year-olds

from many different backgrounds whose common bond is singing and


Tickets are $12 in advance for adults, $15 at the door and $5 for students. All tickets are available at the Paramount Theatre by calling 434-0934 or online at

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