Music : Coming Events

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    Rodeo & Juliet featuring David Ball
    Opens June 25, 2017

    This intimate and fun evening of American Roots music celebrates favorite timeless classics, blended with original songs and features Grammy level guest artists, songwriters and musicians, along with their Nashville A-team band...

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    12th Annual Music & Memories
    Opens June 27, 2017

    ONE NIGHT ONLY. Join FiftyForward Martin Center in welcoming award-winning singer songwriter Rivers Rutherford and friends to the historic Franklin Theatre in a special evening of music...

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  • Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - SOLD OUT! thumbnail
    Gary Puckett & The Union Gap - SOLD OUT!
    Opens June 29, 2017

    One of the most successful musical groups of the sixties, Gary Puckett and The Union Gap achieved worldwide prominence with six consecutive gold records and with more records selling in 1968 than any other recording act … including the Beatles...

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    Lee Greenwood
    Opens July 8, 2017

    Lee Greenwood is an ICON in country music, with more than 30 albums to his credit. In fact, MCA released an album in 2013 called ICON.

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  • THE SECOND STORY - A Writers Night “Reimagined” thumbnail
    THE SECOND STORY - A Writers Night “Reimagined”
    Opens July 21, 2017

    A Writers Night “Reimagined” featuring Ruby Amanfu, Peter Cooper, Bob DiPiero & Dennis Matkosky.

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  • Rodeo & Juliet featuring Marc Martel of The Queen Extravaganza thumbnail
    Rodeo & Juliet featuring Marc Martel of The Queen Extravaganza
    Opens July 23, 2017

    This intimate and fun evening of American Roots music celebrates favorite timeless classics, blended with original songs and features Grammy level guest artists, songwriters and musicians, along with their Nashville A-team band...

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    The Kingston Trio
    Opens July 29, 2017

    The Kingston Trio is one of the few groups today that has survived the many changes in the world of music. They have remained consistent in their sound, which probably explains their resurgence in popularity over the last few years.

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    Tab Benoit
    Opens August 4, 2017

    Tab Benoit is Louisiana’s No. 1 roots export, a guitarist and singer/songwriter recognized for his award-winning delivery of the Delta Blues.

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    Mike Farris
    Opens August 11, 2017

    Mike Farris brings audiences to their feet with his spirited, soul-gospel fusion of music.

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    Taylor Hicks
    Opens August 12, 2017

    Taylor Hicks is one of the most beloved and popular AMERICAN IDOL winners of all time.

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  • Rodeo & Juliet featuring Leigh Nash of Sixpence None The Richer thumbnail
    Rodeo & Juliet featuring Leigh Nash of Sixpence None The Richer
    Opens August 13, 2017

    This intimate and fun evening of American Roots music celebrates favorite timeless classics, blended with original songs and features Grammy level guest artists, songwriters and musicians, along with their Nashville A-team band...

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    Lee Roy Parnell
    Opens August 17, 2017

    Lee Roy Parnell is part of a long line of Texas roots-music eclectics and is among the elite few who can be identified as a triple threat. An ace guitarist, as well as a distinctive singer, and hit songwriter, his music runs the gamut of diversity...

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    Christopher Cross
    Opens August 19, 2017

    Christopher Cross made history with his 1980 self-titled debut album, winning five Grammy Awards, including-for the first time ever-the four most prestigious awards: Record of the Year (for the single “Sailing”), Album of the Year, Song of the Year (also for “Sailing”), and Best New Artist.

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    Gary Morris
    Opens August 25, 2017

    Gary Morris is a prolific songwriter, and may be best known for his recording of “Wind Beneath My Wings”, which went to number one and won song of the year from both the Country Music Association (CMA) and the Academy of Country Music (ACM)...

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    The Black Lillies
    Opens September 15, 2017

    The Black Lillies are a band for the ages: rich, rootsy tunes performed with as much heart as technical virtuosity. If you ask them, they’ll tell you they play “Tennessee music” - combining strains of swampy Memphis soul and blues with Nashville’s classic country and East Tennessee’s traditional Appalachian style - while Rolling Stone describes it as “country music with a soul-rock infusion, supported by bandleader Cruz Contreras' smart songwriting and tight musicianship...

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    JD SOUTHER
    Opens September 22, 2017

    "JD Souther is one of the most celebrated songwriters of his generation,” writes Interview Magazine. “Raised on a steady diet of big band and jazz during his childhood, Souther has routinely returned to that music-as well as the genius songwriters of the early 20th century (Gershwin, Cole Porter)-for inspiration...

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    Bruce Cockburn
    Opens April 21, 2018

    One of Canada’s finest artists, Bruce Cockburn has enjoyed an illustrious career shaped by politics, spirituality, and musical diversity. His remarkable journey has seen him embrace folk, jazz, rock, and worldbeat styles while travelling to such far-flung places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, and Nepal, and writing memorable songs about his ever-expanding world of wonders...

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