Tickets for the event are $55 for the general public and $40 for season ticket holders. The Charity Concert Series benefits Bluebonnet Youth Ranch, the Victoria Lions Club, and Victoria College’s Leo J. Welder Center for the Performing Arts.
Barker has written 16 songs that have been recorded by George Strait, including No. 1 hits “Baby Blue,” “Love Without End Amen,” “Easy Come Easy Go,” and “I Can Still Make Cheyenne.”
Shamblin is a hall of fame songwriter and Grammy winner for the song “The House That Built Me,” which was recorded by Miranda Lambert. It was named Song of the Year and recently named Song of the Decade by the Country Music Administration. Some of Shamblin’s hit songs are “He Walked On Water” by Randy Travis, “Don’t Laugh At Me” by Merle Willis, “Thinkin’ Problem” by David Bell, “I Can’t Make You Love Me” by Bonnie Raitt, and “When the Blacktop Ends” by Keith Urban.