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Piney Woods Opry (1993)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Abita Springs, St. Tammany Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1993-12-03

Duration: 00:11:46

Subjects: Bluegrass music | Country music


  • Collins, Robert Host
  • Chapa, Arcie Reporter
  • Gowland, Bryan Interviewee
  • Flory, Pat Interviewee
  • Howell, Mary Interviewee


This segment from the December 3, 1993, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Arcie Chapa’s profile of the Piney Woods Opry, a live radio show featuring traditional country music and bluegrass held monthly at the Abita Springs Town Hall. Her report includes performances from a recent show. She also interviews: Abita Springs Mayor Bryan Gowland; Pat Flory, organizer; and Mary Howell, organizer. Host: Robert Collins