(Nashville, TN – April 5, 2010) Hundreds of Country music fans and line dance enthusiasts turned out for a two-week, three-round Blake Shelton “Hillbilly Bone” dance competition at world-famous Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth, Texas.
Contestants competed for a chance to win autographed Blake Shelton memorabilia and merchandise. Fifty dancers were chosen in each of the first two preliminary rounds, based on their mastery of Billy Bob’s dance instructor Wendell Nelson’s custom line dance for Shelton’s No. 1 hit single, “Hillbilly Bone.” Ten lucky contestants (pictured below) were chosen in the third and final round as the competition winners.
Shelton’s Hillbilly Bone SIX PAK release, featuring Trace Adkins on the self-titled hit single, has remained in the Top 5 on Billboard’s Country Albums Chart since its release four weeks ago and has already sold more than 140,000 copies to date.
Nashville-based dance venue marketing company, Marco Club Connection, organized the “Hillbilly Bone” club promotion and dance contest with Shelton’s label, Reprise Records. More photos from the competition are available at www.MarcoClubConnection.com.
About Marco Club Connection:
A division of secondary radio promotion company, Marco Promotions, Club Connection specializes in marketing dance club singles to nightclubs and dance venues across the country. Club Connection maintains a national database of more than 240 venues and world-renowned dance instructor contacts, reaching more than 200,000 club patrons each weekend. For more information, visit: www.MarcoClubConnection.com.
Contest winners of Marco Club Connection’s Blake Shelton “Hillbilly Bone” line dance contest, held at world-famous Billy Bob’s Texas honkytonk in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Michael Bubel
Billy Bob’s Texas dance instructor, Wendell Nelson, poses with some of the hundreds of contestants that participated in Marco Club Connection’s Blake Shelton “Hillbilly Bone” line dance contest, held at Billy Bob’s Texas in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo: Michael Bubel