Southern Illinois viral yodeling star to perform at Grand Ole Opry

HARRISBURG, Ill. — After becoming a viral hit, Southern Illinois yodeler will have a concert hosted by Walmart in Harrisburg — the place it all started.

It was a video of Mason Ramsey singing a Hank Williams song in Walmart that went viral and was viewed on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

There it was revealed that Mason would perform once again at the Harrisburg Walmart on Wednesday, and at the Grand Ole Opry on Saturday.

Harrisburg Mayor John McPeek announced on Monday on Facebook that the event at Walmart will be at 4 p.m. Wednesday with more details to come. The concert will also be streamed on Walmart’s Facebook page.