COOKEVILLE – WCTE Upper Cumberland PBS will showcase “One on One with Becky Magura” featuring Ray Stevens on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8:30 p.m. Stevens made an impact with original material he produced based on cultural trends of the day.
Stevens, a two-time Grammy Award winner, is an American country and pop singer-songwriter. Stevens grew up in rural Georgia in the town of Clarkdale. He signed to Capital Records at the early age of 18 years old. Back in the 1970s, Stevens became a producer and musician in Nashville which, at the time, only had a population of approximately a half-million people before Opryland USA and the Grand Ole Opry House had even opened its doors.
“It was a thrill to sit down with the legendary Ray Stevens at his CabaRay, a state-of-the-art Vegas style showroom. WCTE is honored to be the presenting station of Ray Stevens CabaRay which airs on PBS stations throughout the country,” said Becky Magura, WCTE’s President & CEO.
Stevens has had a remarkably long career in the entertainment industry. He has traveled the world performing to diverse audiences with hits which include “Everything is Beautiful” and “The Streak.” Stevens performs several shows a week in his plush 700-seat showroom which offers and dinner and show in addition with recording facilities.
WCTE has served the Upper Cumberland for 40+ years as the region’s premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville. WCTE is a proud strategic partner with educators, health services, government, arts and music organizations across the Upper Cumberland. WCTE is a 501-(c) 3 and is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council. WCTE is one of only 350 PBS member stations nationwide.
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