RMEvent to be seen on premiere episode of Painting America.

Thanks to fans, media friends and the city of Tupelo, Mississippi, Ronnie McDowell kicked off his new television venture with a bang. The legendary entertainer unveiled his latest original artwork, ‘That Magic Moment,’ in front of a sold-out crowd at The Elvis Presley Birthplace on February 17th.

The painting depicting Elvis Presley getting his first guitar at the Tupelo Hardware Store raised 10-thousand, five hundred dollars for the Elvis Presley Fan Club Charity, Regional Rehabilitation Center.

“Thank y’all ever so much. What a wonderful time I had in Tupelo,” shared the star.

The night filled with Ronnie McDowell’s biggest hit songs mixed with some Elvis Presley favorites and fun stories was filmed for McDowell’s new television show, Painting America. This premiere episode follows Ronnie McDowell, son Tyler Dean and their buddy Jim Calloway on a road trip from Nashville to Tupelo as they meet with locals who share the story of Elvis getting his first guitar at the town’s hardware store. The journey leads the group to Memphis where they find Elvis’s actual first guitar. Concluding with the concert and painting unveil, the show will be a must-see.

Elvis Presley Fan Club members recognized Ronnie McDowell’s talents and generosity at the closing of the event with his own paver at the foot of the Elvis Presley Statue in Tupelo at FairPark.

Fans can follow Ronnie McDowell on Facebook and check his website, www.ronniemcdowell.com for updates on times and locations for viewing Painting America.

McDowell has also made a print of the original artwork, ‘That Magic Moment,’ available along with his other paintings and new music.

Ronnie McDowell 7717About Ronnie McDowell:  Ronnie McDowell entertains audiences worldwide with his own blend of romantic intimacy and country excitement! Ronnie McDowell charted a string of hit singles between 1979 and 1986… “Older Women”… “You’re Gonna Ruin My Bad Reputation”… “Watchin Girls Go By” …and “In A New York Minute.” The Vietnam Veteran’s admiration for Elvis led to McDowell singing 36 songs on the soundtrack “Elvis,” the Dick Clark-produced television movie that featured Kurt Russell as the performer. He also was the singing voice for the television movie “Elvis And Me”, the ABC television series about the early years of Elvis’ career titled simply “Elvis” as well as, the 1997 Showtime special “Elvis Meets Nixon.” McDowell is a true artist and his creativity has expanded to original paintings for Walt Disney along with painting of some of pop culture’s biggest celebrities from Elvis to Dolly Parton to Clark Gable. Keep up with all the latest news from Ronnie by vising his website. check out his Facebook page, too, and, check out his Facebook page, too!  You can follow Ronnie on Twitter @ronniemcdowell1.

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Event to be seen on premiere episode of Painting America. Thanks to fans, media friends and the city of Tupelo, Mississippi, Ronnie McDowell kicked off his new television venture with a bang. The legendary entertainer unveiled his latest original artwork, 'That Magic Moment,' in front of a sold-out crowd at...