In December, country music legend Gene Watson was to perform at Bowling Green High School. A major winter storm that dumped several inches of snow across the Midwest forced the postponement of that concert, which has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 12. 

Watson is best known for a string of country hits throughout the 1970s and 80s that included six No. 1 songs, 23 top tens and 75 charting singles. His signature songs include ‘Farewell Party,’ Fourteen Carat Mind,’ ‘Love in The Hot Afternoon,’ ‘Got No Reason Now For Going Home,’ and ‘Paper Rosie.’

Watson will release a new album, 'My Heroes Have Always Been Country,' on June 10.

“I recorded these songs to honor my music heroes and pay homage to the artists and the songs that shaped my career," said Watson. “I wanted to give tribute to our country music history by covering songs that made a big impact on me growing up and as a young artist. Many of these songs are super hits by the biggest names in country music but a few songs are a bit more eclectic and I hope fans will ‘discover’ these gems that were sung by some of their favorite classic country artists.”

Tickets for the Gene Watson concert in Bowling are $20 for adults, $10 for kids 12 - 18. Kids 11 and under will be admitted free. Tickets are available at Community State Bank or they can be purchased at the door. Contact the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce at 573-324-3733 for more details. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30.