An Evening with Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group

 
Event date: 
Saturday, July 27, 2013 - 8:00pm
Location: 
Schaefer Center for the Performing Arts
Admission: 
$47 / $43.24 / $39

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“One of America’s most beloved singer/songwriters.” - Garden & Gun

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lovett has evolved into one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers. His oeuvre, rich and eclectic, is one of the most beloved of any living artist working today. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

Lovett has appeared in 13 feature films, and on stage and television. Among his many accolades, including four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was recently named the Texas State Musician.

Lovett has been touring in support of Release Me since its release in February. The album was #1 for several weeks on the Americana charts. Produced by Nathaniel Kunkel and Lovett, Release Me represents the end of an era as it was his last record for Curb/Universal Music Group after being on the label for his entire career. Release Me is quintessential Lyle, mixing a smart collection of originals and songs written by some of his favorite songwriters that show not only the breadth of this Texas legend’s deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most infectious and fascinating musicians in popular music.

Sponsor: 
An Appalachian Summer Festival
Contact name: 
Schaefer Center Box Office
Contact email: 
boxoffice@appstate.edu
Contact telephone: 
(800) 841-ARTS or (828) 262-4046
Westglow Resort & Spa

A Schaefer Popular Series Event, sponsored by Westglow Resort & Spa and Rowland's Restaurant. Made possible through the generous support of Bonnie & Jamie Schaefer.

Performance sponsorship provided by:

  • Boone Area Visitors Bureau

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