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20160128 davidchurchFor anyone who loves traditional Country Music, rhinestones and honky tonk, this is a show they won’t want to miss.  RFD-TV’s “most requested” country music artist, David Church and Terri Lisa will be performing a limited number of shows in the Rio Grande Valley this year.

David is the “star” of RFD-TV’s most popular show, “Midwest Country.” 

His shows in the Valley this year will be a new show featuring many songs by “Hank Williams” that David has not previously performed on RFD-TV or in the Valley, and will include some of the gospel songs from his new gospel CD, “Just Over on the Other Side” as well as some traditional classic country and originals. 

David Church has gained both national and international acclaim. From the iconic “Hank Williams” to his own roots/retro country music, Nashville recording artist, David Church has made a huge impact on music enthusiasts all over the world. 

 The star of RFD-TV's "Midwest Country" for over 12 years, David Church, along with his wife Terri Lisa, have been lighting up TV sets throughout the US.  Midwest Country is featured on prime time Sunday night.  RFD-TV, is now recognized as the "fastest growing TV network in the US.   David and Terri Lisa Church have also been featured on other TV networks including Blue Highways TV. David Church is reported to be the "most requested and most popular" artist. He has captured the hearts of millions, from baby boomers to college students. 

Church’s performances have taken him all over the world. He has performed as a headliner and on the same stage as many legends of country music and bluegrass such as Gene Watson, Loretta Lynn and Jeannie Sealy, just to name a few.  He has a long list of awards and accolades from having original songs in the top 10 of major radio stations and networks, to having number one songs on independent charts. Both David and Terri Church will be featured in an upcoming book and documentary DVD, “Behind The Microphone” by legendary DJ Lew Dobbins. Dobbins has interviewed, and will include information in the book, on almost every major country star from the 60s to recent years.

“We were very surprised and it is an incredible honor to be a part of this historical book,” Church stated. The book will be released on Feb. 23 and is now available for pre-order on

Church is officially recognized as a celebrity by the ROPE organization in Nashville (Reunion of Professional Entertainers).  He has performed at ROPE events during the CMA Fest in Nashville right beside many major acts. For more information on David and Terri Lisa Church visit their website at

David and Terri Lisa can be seen performing Jan. 30 at Hidden Valley Ranch, Mission; Feb. 3 at Casa Del Valle in Alamo, and Feb. 12 at Country Sunshine Resort, Weslaco.

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