Amanda Shires

September 28, 2018 8:00 PM
Doors Open: 7:00 PM
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TICKET PRICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
STANDING: $18.00
SEATING: $25.00

TICKET SALE DATES
STANDING / SEATING Public Onsale: May 11, 2018 12:00 PM to September 29, 2018 12:00 AM
Amanda Shires - Meet & Greet Package - $85

Package includes:
-One premium reserved located in the first 5 rows or general admission ticket (where applicable)
-Early entry into the venue
-Exclusive preshow meet & greet with Amanda Shires
-Personal (instax) photo with Amanda Shires
-Collectible tour poster autographed by Amanda Shires
-Limited availability

Support:
Leah Blevins

Ages 18+

“It’s all rock & roll – no golf!” is how acclaimed singer/songwriter/violinist Amanda Shires describes her electrifying fifth album, To The Sunset. She’s borrowed a lyric from the effervescent track “Break Out the Champagne,” one of ten deftly crafted songs that comprise her powerful new recording. The Texas-born road warrior, new mom, and recently minted MFA in creative writing has mined a range of musical influences to reveal an Amanda Shires many didn’t know existed. “Isn’t it refreshing?” Shires asks. Indeed. Distorted electric guitars, effects pedals, swirling keys and synths, and rockin’ rhythms certainly suit Shires’ visceral songcraft and lilting soprano.

It’s been a jam-packed eighteen months since the release of Shires’ critically hailed My Piece of Land: constant touring with her band and as a member of husband Jason Isbell’s 400 Unit; finishing her MFA, after her laptop and thesis were stolen on the road; and winning the Americana Association’s 2017 Emerging Artist award – all while nurturing a toddler. Armed with stacks of journals and an autoharp originally owned by venerable songwriter/producer Paul Kennerley, she wrote a batch of new songs in a flurry of focus and enforced solitude – in a closet at the Shires/Isbell rural abode. “With a two-year-old running around, there’s nowhere to hide,” Shires explains. While Isbell watched their daughter, she wrote from 10 am till midnight: “I just started writing and tearing apart my journals and taping the parts I liked to the wall, and shredding the rest and putting it into my compost, which I then feed to my garden.”

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