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House Concert with Grammy Winner Mike Farris

Saturday, September 28, 2019, 3:00 AM - 5:00 AM

SOLD OUT! Thanks everybody. It's going to be an amazing night! If you missed the opportunity to reserve a seat, please contact the organizer to be placed on a waiting list. Friends, Please join us on Friday, September 27, 2019 for a special evening of music and community. In the comfort of a private backyard setting, nestled in the trees, we'll enjoy an intimate "listening room" experience with the incomparable Mike Farris. The concert will be a unique opportunity to experience a solo acoustic concert performed by an exceptionally talented Grammy winner. How cool is that? Seating is limited, so grab your spot now. Reservations are required. This concert will sell out. The Basics: Doors open at 7:00 PM and music is from 8:00 to approximately 10:00 PM. Non-reserved seating. The donation/ticket price is $35. PROCEEDS GO DIRECTLY TO THE ARTIST. Additional details, concert address, directions, and parking instructions will be emailed after you reserve a seat. BYOB. We'll provide water and seating. Feel free to bring snacks to enjoy before the concert. Questions? Contact Julia at jkcowan@gmail.com About Mike Farris: As the lead singer of Screamin' Cheetah Wheelies during the Nineties, Mike Farris fell victim to the excesses of a rock & roll lifestyle. Eventually, he shifted gears into soul music and then committed himself to getting sober. His perseverance was rewarded: in 2015, he scooped up the GRAMMY for Best Roots Gospel Album for Shine for All the People. With his latest album, Silver & Stone, Farris returns to his soul, R & B, and rock roots, with a collection of songs aided in the studio by legendary drummer Gene Chrisman, Reese Wymans (Double Trouble), Doug Lancio (Patti Griffin) and Joe Bonamassa, among others. The album title refers to his wife Julie's wedding ring, and the album is a celebration of their 23 years of marriage, and her steadfastness in sticking by him through his years of struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism. Silver & Stone has been lauded by NPR, Rolling Stone, American Songwriter and more; Mikes live shows are where he really shines, with soulful vocal delivery reminiscent of Sam Cooke or Otis Redding. "Mike Farris has enough heart, soul, and power to light up a city. He mixes up the elements and turns them into something new, beautiful, and uniquely his own." -Buddy Miller "Modern soul at its most potent and nostalgia-free" -The Nashville Scene Discography Goodnight Sun (2002) Independent Salvation In Lights (2007) INO/Columbia Records SHOUT! Live (2009) INO/Columbia Records Live From Westlake Studio B EP (2009) INO/Columbia Records The Night The Cumberland Came Alive EP (2010) eOne Music Shine For All The People (2014) Compass Records Silver & Stone (2018) Compass Records Awards 2008 Americana Music Association's New / Emerging Artist of the Year Award 2010 GMA Dove Award - Traditional Gospel Album of the Year for SHOUT! Live 2015 GRAMMY Award - Best Roots Gospel Album for Shine For All The People Credits 2010 Featured performer on Patty Griffin's Grammy winning Downtown Church. Also appeared with Patty Griffin on Austin City Limits Taping 2011 Featured performer at Rock And Roll Hall of Fame's 16th Annual American Music Masters Concert honoring Aretha Franklin 2013 TEDx Nashville 2014 Austin City Limits Hall of Fame special with Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Double Trouble 2018 Grand Ole Opry Debut For more info about Mike, check out his website: MikeFarrisMusic

Cost: 35 - 35 USD
Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/ref/19649/event/4319666

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