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Tinsley Ellis and Marcia Ball: Acoustic Songs and Stories | Saturday, Nov. 11, 8 p.m. | Doors open at 7 p.m.*
Tickets: $48 members; $52 not-yet-members; $26 students (13+)
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Fogartyville presents a very special evening of blues: legends Marcia Ball and Tinsley Ellis on stage together! Ellis will perform many of his most popular songs from his 20 albums, plus some delta blues and classics on his National Steel and Martin acoustic guitars. Ball, a five-time Grammy nominee, will play the piano and sing her raucous and touching original songs. Finally, they will come together as a duo to close the night playing songs together and swapping tales of their travels and travails. Don’t miss this special performance!
About the artists:
Pianist, songwriter and vocalist Marcia Ball, the 2018 Texas State Musician Of The Year, has won worldwide fame and countless fans for her ability to ignite a full-scale roadhouse party every time she takes the stage. Born in Orange, Texas and raised in Vinton, La., her Acadian heritage and a lifetime of absorbing Gulf Coast rhythm and blues is evident in her original songs and the classics she chooses to cover. This has made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music lovers all over the world.
Southern blues-rock guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis has captivated and amazed fans in all 50 states, as well as in Canada, allacross Europe, Australia and South America. He’s also earned the love and respect of many of his fellow musicians, including Warren Haynes, Oliver Wood, Jonny Lang, Buddy Guy, the Tedeschi Trucks Band, Gov’t Mule, Widespread Panic and more. Additionally, he’s shared stages withblues legends including Stevie Ray Vaughan, Otis Rush, Willie Dixon, Leon Russell, Son Seals, Koko Taylor and Albert Collins. Mega-star guitarist Joe Bonamassa calls Ellis “a national treasure.” But no matter where or with whom he performs, Ellis always plays with grit, soul and unbridled passion.
* Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase.
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