Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale hits Mars Theatre
With 26 studio albums to his credit, Jim Lauderdale can choose from a huge selection of music when he performs. The multiple Grammy and Americana Music Association award-winning singer/songwriter will appear June 27 at Mars Theatre in Springfield. Opening for Lauderdale will be The Accomplices, a Lowcountry string band from Savannah.
Visitors from across the state to descend on Mars
The Mars Theatre is preparing to welcome visitors from around the state. Approximately 100 officials from across Georgia will descend on Springfield’s Mars as part of a Georgia Municipal Association field trip. The GMA, the organization that represents and lobbies on behalf of the state’s nearly 500 cities and towns, will gather at Savannah’s International Trade and Convention Center for its annual convention June 26-30.
Dr. Ralph Stanley @The Mars Theatre
It’s largely thanks to him that bluegrass is alive and well and continuing to be re-envisioned.
Bluegrass pioneer Dr. Ralph Stanley to play Mars Theatre
The patriarch of traditional bluegrass music, Stanley has performed continuously since 1946 and will mark his 70th year in music in 2016. He has recorded more 170 albums throughout his career with no end in sight.
Hard-driving jazz/blues singer Francine Reed to perform at Mars Theatre
Francine Reed has been Lyle Lovett’s singing partner for more than 30 years, but she also performs as a solo artist. On May 9, Reed will appear at Mars Theatre in Springfield. A member of Lovett’s Large Band, she also has recorded duets with Willie Nelson, Roy Orbison and Delbert McClinton, and appeared on stage with Miles Davis, Stanley Jordan, Smokey Robinson, Etta James and The Crusaders.