Weatherford Democrat

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June 28, 2014

Tickets on sale for Buckets and Boots benefit


PALO PINTO COUNTY — The Buckets and Boots Foundation is hosting its 4th annual Buckets and Boots Benefit bash on Saturday, July 12, at the Rocker B Ranch Amphitheatre in Graford, Texas. All proceeds will benefit the Volunteer Fire Departments from the Palo Pinto County area. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit

In its three-year history, the Buckets and Boots Foundation has awarded $466,555 to volunteer fire departments to keep their crews properly equipped. 

“This event allows Palo Pinto’s fire departments to meet its goal. As a 100-percent volunteer organization, we rely solely on our community to function. We can’t do what we do without the support from ‘Buckets and Boots’ and for that we are truly grateful,” stated Possum Kingdom Lake Fire Chief Ronnie Ranft.  

The 4th Annual Buckets and Boots Benefit Concert will feature a headline appearance by American pop and country music duo The Bellamy Brothers, Texas country music sensation Pat Green and Texas country singer/songwriters Wade Bowen, Stoney Larue and Josh Weathers.

In addition to the evening music line up, fans can come out and enjoy the many vendors that will be out on The Grove with great food, raffles and prizes, the chance to win a new car and more!

Gates open at 4 p.m. and the event starts at 5:30 p.m.

Rocker B Ranch Amphiteatre is located at 1125 Chaney Lane, Graford.

General admission ticket prices are $25 in advance and $35 at the gate. Admission for kids 12 and under is free.

Advance tickets are available at or any of the participating ticket outlets listed on the website. 

To learn how you can get VIP tickets, become a sponsor or get more involved in the Buckets and Boots Foundation to help support the local firefighters, please visit or call 817-984-8532.

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