The tenors have sold more than a million albums, including three that went platinum, according to their website. When they came to the Library Theatre in 2014, they shared a Christmas show, but this one will be more like one of their typical performances, Johnson said. Singer/songwriter Karen Pell and her band take their audience on a vocal tour of out-of-the-way and unique places in Alabama, telling stories about the Ave Maria Grotto in Cullman, Coon Dog Cemetery in Cherokee and Boll Weevil Monument in Enterprise.
Their debut performance was commissioned by Hoover Library Director and Southern Voices conference founder Linda Andrews as part of the 1998 Southern Voices gathering.
Library officials wanted to bring back some of the best acts they’ve had, she said.
From traditional ballads to award-winning originals, this trio often accompanies themselves with a guitar, claw hammer banjo, upright bass, dulcimers and occasionally clogging feet.They can be bought online at hooverlibrary.org/thelibrarytheatre or by phone at 205-444-7888.Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! Vassar made his debut on the country music scene in the late 1990s, co-writing singles for several country artists, including Tim Mc Graw ("For a Little While", "My Next Thirty Years"), Jo Dee Messina ("Bye, Bye", "I'm Alright"), Collin Raye ("Little Red Rodeo"), and Alan Jackson ("Right on the Money").Now, 18 years later, they’re coming back for the 25 anniversary of Southern Voices to share more stories and original songs with sweet harmonies, Johnson said.Their music will be complemented by the photography of Chip Cooper, who took pictures of the locales featured in their songs. Vassar, a country music star from Nashville, has eight albums and three Songwriter of the Year awards to his credit. 1 singles and 26 Top 40 hits, including “Carlene,” “Just Another Day In Paradise,” “Six-Pack Summer” and “That’s When I Love You.” He has hit the Top 5 with seven of his own recordings, but written No.Full-season ticket packages go on sale for last year’s full-season subscribers on Sept. There is an order limit of six tickets per show, per patron, until Sept. Seating is reserved, with no guarantee that the same seats are available for all performances purchased.6 at 10 a.m., and new full-season subscribers can start to buy tickets on Sept. Tickets for individual shows will be available starting Sept. Tickets are each, plus a processing fee of .50 per ticket.Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent have won nine Grammy Awards individually and three as a duo that specializes in bluegrass, traditional country and gospel music since they came together in 2007.They also have won 35 International Bluegrass Music Association awards.The trio has performed at places such as Merlefest, The Kennedy Center, The Kerrville Folk Festival and The Copenhagen Blues Festival. The Irish trio of Matthew Gilsenan, James Nelson and Daryl Simpson has been performing together for at least 15 years, blending opera and traditional Irish music.They stepped away from their classical roots and added a more contemporary edge that has proven popular. 2 in the United Kingdom and have performed to private audiences that include world leaders such as Bill Clinton and Kofi Annan.