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ABC Daytime Goes Country

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 at 1:00 AM ET by Scotty Gore


Photo: Bob D'Amico/ABC

(SoapOperaNetwork.com) — Your favorite ABC soap stars are about to invade Nashville for the "2010 CMA Fest."

On Friday and Saturday, June 11th and 12th, cast members from "All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hosptial" will converge on the Music City as part of ABC's Summer Block Party.  The actors will sign autographs in Nashville's Walk of Fame Park (located on 4th and 5th Avenues between Broadway and Demonbreun — situated in between the Downtown Hilton and the Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum) at different times between 11:30 am and 5:00 PM CT.

According to an ABC press release, those scheduled to attend include Bobbie Eakes (Krystal) from "All My Children;" Melissa Archer (Natalie), Kassie DePaiva (Blair), and Bree Williamson from "One Life to Live;" and Bradford Anderson (Spinelli), Brandon Barash (Johnny), Steve Burton (Jason), Kelly Monaco (Sam), Scott Reeves (Steve), and Laura Wright (Carly) form "General Hospital."  In addition, Barash has been pegged to co-host the event.  Remember that the list is subject to change. 

In addition, rock band "Port Chuck" (consisting of "GH" stars Steve Burton, Brandon Barash, Bradford Anderson, and Scott Reeves) will perform, along with a concert by the "Divas of Daytime" (made up of Bobbie Eakes, Kassie DePaiva, and Kathy Brier [ex-Marcie, "OLTL"]). 

Here is the complete schedule of events, courtesy of ABC.com (all times are Central):

FRIDAY, JUNE 11TH
11:30AM — ABC Summer Block Party begins! Brandon Barash (Johnny, "General Hospital") will open the festivities with his co-host, Rossi Moreale of ABC's "Dating in the Dark."

12PM to 1PM — Autographs with Steve Burton (Jason, "GH)", Kelly Monaco (Sam, "GH:), and Laura Wright (Carly, "GH")

1:30PM to 2:15PM — Special performance by "Port Chuck," the band featuring GH's Steve Burton, Brandon Barash, Bradford Anderson, and Scott Reeves.

2PM to 3PM — Autographs with Bobbie Eakes (Krystal, "AMC") and Kelly Monaco (Sam, "GH")

2:45PM to 3PM — Brandon Barash hosts a Q&A session with Melissa Archer (Natalie, "OLTL") and Bree Williamson (Jessica, "OLTL")

3PM to 4PM — Autographs with Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, "GH"), Laura Wright (Carly, "GH"), and Scott Reeves (Steve, "GH")

4PM to 5PM — Autographs with Kassie DePaiva (Blair, "OLTL"), Melissa Archer (Natalie, "OLTL") and Bree Williamson (Jessica, "OLTL")

4:30PM to 5PM — Brandon Barash hosts a Q&A session with Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, "GH"), Laura Wright (Carly, "GH"), and Scott Reeves (Steve, "GH")

SATURDAY, JUNE 12TH
11:30AM — ABC Summer Block Party begins! Brandon Barash (Johnny, "General Hospital") will once again open the festivities with his co-host, Rossi Moreale ("Dating in the Dark")

12PM to 1PM — Autographs with Bree Williamson (Jessica, "OLTL"), Melissa Archer (Natalie, "OLTL"), and Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, "GH")

12:15PM to 12:45PM — Brandon Barash hosts a Q&A session with Steve Burton (Jason, "GH") and Kelly Monaco (Sam, GH)

1:30PM to 2:15PM — Special performance by the "Divas of Daytime": Kassie DePaiva (Blair, OLTL), Bobbie Eakes (Krystal, "AMC"), and Kathy Brier (ex-Marcie, "OLTL")

2PM to 3PM — Autographs with Steve Burton (Jason, "GH"), Kelly Monaco (Sam, "GH"), Melissa Archer (Natalie, "OLTL"), and Scott Reeves (Steve, "GH")

2:45PM to 3:15PM — Brandon Barash hosts an ABC Daytime Drama-specific game

3PM to 4PM — Autographs with Bobbie Eakes (Krystal, "AMC"), Kassie DePaiva (Blair, "OLTL"), and Bree Williamson (Jessica, "OLTL")

4PM to 5PM — Autographs with Bradford Anderson (Spinelli, "GH"), Laura Wright (Carly, "GH"), and Scott Reeves (Steve, "GH")

4:15PM to 4:30PM — Brandon Barash hosts a Q&A session with Bobbie Eakes (Krystal, "AMC") and Kassie DePaiva (Blair, "OLTL")

In addition, both day's agenda's will also include games, prizes, free food, and much more.  And all events are free and open to the public. 

Fore more information, visit the CMA Fest website

"All My Children," "One Life to Live," and "General Hospital" air Weekdays on ABC. Anytime on ABC.com. Check local listings.

  • All My Children
  • One Life to Live
  • General Hospital
  • Laura Wright
  • Steve Burton
  • Bradford Anderson
  • Brandon Barash
  • Kelly Monaco
  • Kathy Brier
  • Kassie DePaiva
  • Melissa Archer
  • Bree Williamson
  • Scott Reeves

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