Montgomery assumes new job
Thursday, September 16, 2010
– Eddie Montgomery has a new career - restaurateur. One-half of Montgomery Gentry opened up Eddie Montgomery's Steakhouse in Harrodsburg, Ky. on Tuesday.
The opening was a fundraiser for the charity Camp Horsin' Around.
Montgomery and his wife, Tracey hosted the event. He started the celebration by singing Lucky Man. Others playing included brother John Michael Montgomery, Craig Morgan, Ira Dean, Colt Ford, Billy Dean, Danny Shirley of Confederate Railroad, The Roys, and Animal Planet TV host Lucas Hoge.
"A smile on your face, a great meal in your belly, and a tune in your heart is what the Eddie Montgomery Steakhouse promises," said Montgomery.
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