"Back up against the wall" by Travis Tritt brought this uncle and niece team together for the show. Youth first place winner, Kory Humphrey and Tim Humphrey sing and play the guitar, Tim Humphrey not only taught his niece to play the guitar but also assisted other participants in the show by accompanying them on his guitar and vocally.
The Dobie West Theater in GW held the first annual LOC's Got Talent Show on Friday, June 21, youth and adults from around the county entertained many with an array of talents. The winners were D'Anna Woodmansee in second place for the adult division, Korey Humphrey in first place for the youth division, Blane Huston in second place for the youth division, and Kaylee Brysch in first place for the adult division.
The Brush Country Cowboy Church Cloggers got the crowd clapping as they performed to "The Unclouded Day." Cloggers are Susan Richter, Fran Lipton, and Marilyn George.
Dan Reagan played four instruments while singing as a one-man band during the first annual Live Oak's Got Talent show at the Dobie West Theatre. Reagan played mandolin, accordion, guitar and harmonica during his performance of "When the saints go marching in," "Send the light," and "When the Saviour calls."
Five hundred miles" by Bobby Bare from 1964 was the song of choice for GW resident Jim Warren.
The Dobie West Theatre first talent show was filled with participants from Live Oak County, Lina Lopez, Dan Reagan, Tim Humprey, Carolyn Lens, D'Anna Woodmansee, Kory Humprey, Blayne Huston, Kaylee Brysch, Megan Redding, Erynn Studlar, Jim Warren, Colton Warren, Logan Huston, Susan Richter, Fran Lipton, and Marilyn George. Not pictured is Jon Lopez.
The audience responded with roaring applause to the acapella rendition of "Amazing Grace" sang by Carolyn Lens.
The evening also saw a brother and sister team entertain the crowd, Blayne Huston, the second-place youth winner and her brother, Logan Huston the youngest of the competitors a second-grader at George West Primary School. After being awarded her second-place trophy explained that the trophy was for her "Paw Paw" who was ill and in the hospital the night of the show.
The community of Live Oak County was the big winner in The Dobie West Theatre’s first annual Live Oak County’s Got Talent show.
LOC singers, dancers and musicians took the stage Friday night as the community came together to display and support local talent.
The show had 15 performances and four encore performances.
The contest was divided in two categories, youth and adult.
Trophies were presented to the first and second place winners in each category.
In the youth category first place was awarded to Korey Humphrey and second place to Blayne Huston.
The adult group was lead by Kaylee Brysch taking home first prize and D’Anna Woodmansee placing second.
The theatre board wanted to showcase local talent while provide a platform for cultivating the talents of all ages within the community.
The event was hosted by Glynis Strause and judged by Nona Shorp, Jessica Mannes and Jeff Brewer.
The next performance in the Dobie West Theatre will be the Boogie Woogie Babes from Victoria on Saturday, July 13.