An Acoustic Evening with
At Lexington’s Cary Hall
Thursday, May 5 at 8pm
Tickets On Sale Friday at 10am
Lexington, MA – Spectacle Management is proud to announce An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt at Cary Memorial Hall on Thursday, May 5 at 8pm. Over thirty-five years after the release of his debut album, John Hiatt remains one of America’s most respected and influential singer-songwriters. John Hiatt’s songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt (“Thing Called Love”), Buddy Guy, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Milsap, Iggy Pop, the Neville Brothers, Rosanne Cash (the #1 country hit, “The Way We Make A Broken Heart”), the Jeff Healey Band (“Angel Eyes”), Willie Nelson, Steve Earle, and Linda Ronstadt. Tickets for An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt at Cary Memorial Hall are $79-$59 and go on sale Friday, February 19 at 10am at www.caryhalllexington.com or by calling 617-531-1257.
“…one of rock’s most astute singer-songwriters of the last 40 years,” – The Los Angeles Times
As the Los Angeles Times once wrote, “(Hiatt) writes the funniest sad songs – and the saddest funny songs – of just about anybody alive.” He earned a Grammy nomination for his album Crossing Muddy Waters, and B.B. King and Eric Clapton shared a Grammy for their album Riding With The King, the title track from which was a Hiatt composition. In 2007, John Hiatt was honored with his own star on Nashville’s Walk of Fame and his legacy was even further cemented with a pair of accolades in the fall of 2008: the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting in September, and his October induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.
With seven solo albums already under his belt, Hiatt’s A&M debut, Bring The Family (1987), was his breakthrough. His rootsy, rock-country-blues fusion – performed with guitarist Ry Cooder, bassist Nick Lowe, and drummer Jim Keltner – was Hiatt’s first charted effort, and he was subsequently named Best Male Vocalist in Rolling Stone’s annual Critics Poll. Bonnie Raitt would later cover the album’s “Thing Called Love” on her multiplatinum smash, Nick Of Time, and fan favorites “Memphis In The Meantime” and “Have A Little Faith In Me” have been covered by artists from Joe Cocker and Delbert McClinton to Jewel.
Tickets for An Acoustic Evening with John Hiatt at Cary Memorial Hall in Lexington on Thursday, May 5 at 8pm are $79-$59 and go on sale Friday, February 19 at 10am at www.caryhalllexington.com or by calling 617-531-1257.
CARY MEMORIAL HALL
The Cary Memorial Building is a historic structure located in Lexington Center at 1605 Massachusetts Avenue. The Cary Memorial Building, named for Isaac Harris Cary, was built in 1928 with a donation from his two daughters. The Colonial styled building, with its grand auditorium, has provided the community with a year-round site for musical programming and popular events for eighty years and is home to the Lexington Symphony. The building is handicapped accessible, and is fully air-conditioned. www.caryhalllexington.com
Spectacle Management is a full-service booking, marketing and promotion company with offices in Boston and Lexington. For more information, please contact Pete Lally, firstname.lastname@example.org and 617-531-1257. www.spectacleshows.com