Dianne has been dubbed by her peers as the "Entertainer's Entertainer". Since arriving in Nashville 43 years ago, she has carved out a niche for herself in the city's music scene. Her list of credits include appearances on the hit television Country music variety show "Hee Haw", performances with many of the Country giants, including the late George Jones, and work as a stage presence coach for budding and established artists. As a coach, her client list includes Grand Ole Opry Star Lorrie Morgan.
Dianne is also known as an actress. She assumed the roll of "Rollie" in two episodes of the 1977 television drama series "Nashville 99". This series also included appearances by Dianne's peers Chet Atkins, Charley Pride, Jerry Reed and Tammy Wynette. In the 1978 movie "Smokey And The Good Time Outlaws", Dianne appeared as "Sandy" alongside fellow entertainers Slim Pickens, Archie Campbell and Mickey Gilley.
Today, Dianne can be seen appearring regularly on the stage of John A's Little Palace in Nashville's Music Valley. Check her out each Thursday and Saturday night from 8pm-12am.
In addition to her activity in the music culture, Dianne is a born again Christian. The Alabama native grew up in a Christian environment where she was baptized at the age of 12 years old. She continues to witness for Christ through her talents. On Tuesday nights at 6pm, she can be found appearing under the Jefferson Street Bridge in Nashville with Candy Christmas in a "Feed The Homeless" project appropriately entitled "Dianne and The Bridge Ministry". Her web site states "...nothing gives her greater satisfaction than knowing how many times she has witnessed for Christ and how it has helped and affected others."
Also appearing on tonight's Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree will be Dianne's guest, singer/musician/songwriter Perry Danos. This versatile showman has resided in Nashville since 1995. He relocated from Chicago to pursue further accomplishments in the music industry. His repetoire includes Pop, Rock, Jazz, Soul, Blues, and, of course Country. His resume includes national television and radio voice work for brand names such as Coke, Toyota, Southwest Airlines and Kodak, to name a few. He has also worked with musical greats the likes of Shania Twain, Charlie Daniels, Donna Summer and The Four Tops. He is currently making appearances on Nashville's General Jackson Show Boat.
The Ernest Tubb Midnite Jamboree is free show performed each Saturday night in the Texas Troubadour Theater adjacent to the Ernest Tubb Record Shop #2 at 2416 Music Valley Drive Nashville, TN 37214. For more information call 615-889-2474. The Midnite Jamboree is the second longest running radio show in history; second only to the Grand Ole Opry. It can be heard after the Saturday night performance of the Grand Ole Opry beginning at midnight Central Time through the facilities of 650AM WSM Radio (www.wsmonline.com and www.ernesttubb.com).