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Last Choice Country Presented Collin Raye in Concert at State Theater

"Thats My Story and I'm Stickin' To It !"

September 25, 2011       Leave a Comment
By: Julie McCallum, Entertainment Editor

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Country music star Collin Raye performed an acoustic evening presented by on September 22, 2011.

Collin Raye, one of the true hit-makers of the 1990's, has Sixteen #1 Hits, 24 Top 10's, and has Sold Over 7 Million Records, and was Male vocalist of the Year nominee 10 times.

He made his debut on the American country music scene in 1991 with the release of his debut album All I Can Be, which produced his first Number One hit in "Love, Me" which according to Collin he plays at every concert. The audience loved it along with, "In This Life", "My Kind of Girl", "I Can Still Feel You".

Josh Sharrow, of said, "Everyone thought we wouldn't be able to put on a concert, being that we are strictly INTERNET based...well guess what? We did it! Not only did we do it, but it was a phenomenal turnout!"

Mike Bacigalupo, Executive Director of the State Theater, said, "It was another great show with great entertainment here at the State Theater."

During the intermission Collin asked "When can I come Back?" And thanked everyone who came out while the big wine event was going on in Downtown Bay City. sent Collin Raye home with a little pieces of Bay City, with a basket full of unique gifts from merchants around the Bay Area, including a piece of the roof from the original City Hall, Signed and dated by Bay City Mayor Christopher Shannon, welcoming the Country Superstar to Bay City.

Sponsors of the event:
  • Steven's Cycle Sales Inc.
  • FinancialEdge Community Credit Union
  • Mobile Realty of Michigan
  • Tri-City Party Rentals
  • Tiffany's Salon
  • Family Foot & Ankle

  • under the Big Tops at the State Theater in Downtown Bay City as they Present Collin Raye in an acoustic evening.

    (Above) Josh Sharrow (R) and Shawn Doyle (L) introduce Collin Raye to the Stage. Mike Bacigalupo (B) Executive Director of the State Theater

    Country Star Collin Raye performed 'An Acoustic Evening' with Pianist Melanie Shore from Utah

    Country fans from all around including Canada traveled to Bay City to see Collin Raye

    Collin Raye still continues to crank out soulful, heartfelt material for his audiences

    Mayor Christopher Shannon had prior engagements and was unable to attend but he did present Collin with a piece of the roof from the original City Hall. Signed and dated welcoming Country Superstar Collin Raye to Bay City.

    Hundreds of Country fans fill the State Theater in Downtown Bay City for an Acoustic Evening with Country Star Collin Raye

    In the Spotlight with Sixteen #1 Hits, 24 Top 10's, Over 7 Million Records Sold, and Male vocalist of the Year nominee 10 times = COLLIN RAYE

    (Above) David Bernreuter, Landon Lynch, Junior and Ashley Stevens all enjoyed the concert. Stevens Cycle was a proud Sponsor of the Event

    (Above) Magen Trask, President & CEO at Bay Future, Inc. and Julie Lemke had front row seats and got to meet Collin Raye backstage and a photo for keepsake! Trask said I am a Country Junkie, I am a big fan of Collin Raye, every-time I hear the song "Love Me" I cry every-time."

    (Above) Collin Raye autographs Matt Ryan's guitar backstage. Ryan was the opening acoustic act for Collin.

    (Above) Shawn Doyle and Josh Sharrow of pictured with Collin Raye (Center)

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