April Round-Up at The Franklin Theatre - Franklin-Theatre

April Round-Up at The Franklin Theatre



April Round-Up at The Franklin Theatre

April at The Franklin Theatre proved to be an extraordinary month, filled with an array of events that ignited enchantment and thrill amongst our audiences! From Grammy award-winning musical artists to a show-stopping musical debut and everything in between, April did not disappoint. Let's reminisce on the standout moments from this remarkable month:

Joanne Shaw Taylor: Kicking off the month at The Franklin Theatre was Joanne Shaw Taylor, who electrified the stage, unleashing her signature blend of soulful blues-rock. With a repertoire spanning from her acclaimed album "Nobody's Fool" to tantalizing previews of her upcoming release, Taylor's guitar mastery and vocal prowess soared to new heights, captivating the audience with each riff and lyric. Delving into her rich musical archive and delivering timeless blues classics, Taylor solidified her status as one of the foremost live acts in modern blues, leaving the crowd spellbound in a night of unforgettable soul-stirring music.

The Malpass Brothers: In a night steeped in the rich traditions of country music, The Malpass Brothers lit up The Franklin Theatre with their authentic sound and undeniable charm. From their early days singing in churches to sharing stages with legends, their performance was a masterclass in traditional country, showcasing the timeless melodies and heartfelt lyrics that have earned them worldwide acclaim. With their distinctive style and genuine passion for the genre, The Malpass Brothers proved once again that they are not just a throwback, but the genuine article, carrying the torch for traditional country music into the modern era.

Mac McAnally: Mac McAnally delivered a captivating performance showcasing his latest album, "Once in a Lifetime," which beautifully blends intimate guitar arrangements with poignant storytelling. From nostalgic reflections on his Mississippi upbringing to infectious rhythms infused with optimism, McAnally's masterful musicianship and heartfelt lyrics resonated with fans old and new. With nods to his diverse musical influences and a genuine desire to uplift listeners, McAnally's performance proved why he's a revered figure in the country music landscape.

Only Hope - A Musical Tribute to A Walk to Remember: Only Hope made its debut at the Franklin Theatre to cap off an exciting month on Main Street! Based on the bestselling novel and unforgettable Warner Bros. film that captured the hearts of millions, the unofficial jukebox musical adaptation featured songs from and inspired by the film's iconic soundtrack and stars Brian Logan Dales (pop-rock band The Summer Set) as Landon Carter and Janel Parrish (Freeform's Pretty Little Liars, Netflix's To All The Boys series) as Jamie Sullivan.

From the moment our beautiful marquee lit up Main Street in the summer of 1937, this venue has held a special place in the heart of our community. Stay tuned for all the latest and greatest live music, movies, and shows coming to The Franklin Theatre!