Josh Turner, Uncle Kracker to Headline 2015 Feels Like Home Celebration Concert


Organizers for the 2015 Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration held an event Tuesday to announce the concert headliners for this year's celebration coming in September.

The 2015 celebration will feature a dual headliner of Josh Turner and Uncle Kracker on Saturday, September 19th, the second day of the three-day festival.

Turner is a contemporary country music singer known for his hits such as "Long Black Train," "Why Don't We Just Dance," and "Time Is Love."  Uncle Kracker is best known for his songs "Smile,", "Drift Away," and "Follow Me."

Advance concert tickets will be available for $25 and will go on sale in August.

Organizers also announced a new event during this year's celebration on Friday night, September 18th.

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Concert Headliners to be Announced June 16th for Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration


Organizers for the 2015 Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration will be announcing the concert headliners for this year’s event on June 16th at 5:15 PM at the Depot Plaza area – 600 E. Depot Street.

This year’s Brownwood Feels Like Home Celebration will take place September 18-20th.

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Brownwood Reunion Classic Car Show Award Winners Announced


The Brownwood Reunion Celebration came to a close Sunday afternoon after 3 days of food, music, competitions, and activities – including the Classic Car Show hosted by local car club the Heartland Cruisers.

The group asked attendees who visited the show in the Brownwood Coliseum over the weekend to vote for their favorite vehicle.  Those votes determined the winner of this year’s awards of fan favorites and Best of Show.  Organizers said that over 4000 ballots were cast.

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Prizes Awarded in Brownwood Reunion CrossFit Obstacle Course Challenge


Two participants were awarded prizes Sunday in the Brownwood Reunion Celebration’s CrossFit Obstacle Course Challenge.   The course was set up on Fisk Street near TexasBank during the weekend festival and offered two courses of varying difficulty.

Matthew Gomez was awarded first place on the Red Course with a time of 1:03.10.  He was awarded an HP Laptop provided by Aarons.

Cody Sellers took first place on the Blue Course with a time of 1:00:22 and won Beats Headphones provided by Aarons.

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Winner Named in 2014 Hands on a House Competition


Thirteen people started the annual Hands on a House competition Friday evening at the Brownwood Reunion Celebration and Sunday afternoon one winner, 56-year-old Brian Root of Mobile, Alabama, outlasted them all to win the custom built “shotgun shack.”

The contest started at 6:00 p.m. Friday with 13 contestants and ended at approximately 1:45 p.m. Sunday, a total of nearly 44 hours.  The last two contestants Sunday afternoon were fighting muscle spasms and fatigue when 32-year-old Richard Delgado finally lost his balance falling to the ground ending the contest.  Root also tumbled to the ground with fatigue once he knew he had won.

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2014 Brownwood Reunion Celebration Day 2


The 2014 Brownwood Reunion Celebration had a great second day with large crowds enjoying the attractions, competitions, food, and music.  All of the fun continued throughout the day and was capped off on the main stage by concerts including Southern Cross, Brownwood’s Got Talent Winner Cameron Seale (pictured above) and Restless Heart.

Saturday’s events began with the annual 5K/10K run, and over 300 participants took to the downtown streets to race to the finish line.  That event was immediately followed by the Feels Like Home Grand Parade.

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Cameron Seale Wins 2014 Brownwood’s Got Talent Competition


Cameron Seale was named winner of the 3rd annual Brownwood’s Got Talent Competition at the Brownwood Reunion Celebration on Saturday evening playing guitar and singing two country songs, one of which was an original that he wrote.

20-year-old Seale took bragging rights of winning and will open for Restless Heart at Saturday night’s concert on the Celebration Stage during the festival.   He also received a complementary recording session with Brownwood Music.   As an extra bonus, Seale received two backstage passes and VIP tickets to the concert.

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Brownwood Reunion Classic Car Show Underway


The Classic Car Show is once again featured at this year’s Brownwood Reunion Celebration at the Brownwood Coliseum thanks to the hard work of local car club the Heartland Cruisers.

A variety of classic vehicles are featured in this year’s show from car collectors from across the state.  Those who attend the show will be able to vote for their favorite entry which will be recognized at an awards presentation on Sunday.

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