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Posted: Friday, May 9, 2014 4:30 am

James McMurtry, son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Azalee Marshall Cultural Activities Center, 3011 N. Third St. in Temple.

McMurtry grew up listening to Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records. He recorded his first album, “Too Long in the Wasteland,” which was produced by John Mellencamp in 1989.

In 1996, McMurtry received a Grammy nomination for his Longform music video of “Where’d You Hide the Body.” He won the American Indie Award for Best Americana Album in 1997 for “It Had to Happen.”

His 2005 album “Childish Things” spent six weeks at No. 1 on the Americana Music Radio Chart. In 2006, “Childish Things” and “We Can’t Make It Here” won Americana Music Awards for Album and Song of the Year, respectively.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at cacARTS.org for $22 or at the door for $27. A pre-show dinner is offered for an additional $12 and will consist of bacon-wrapped quail, cucumber salad and macaroni and cheese provided by Schoepf’s BBQ. Call the CAC at 254-773-9926.

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