Sounds of Independence: Dwight Yoakam
Presented by Independence Bank and SKyPAC Dwight Yoakam has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide, and he is a 21-time nominated, multiple GRAMMY Award winner. He has 12 gold albums and 9 platinum or multi-platinum albums, with five of those albums topping Billboard’s Country Albums chart, and another 14 landing in the Top 10. Nearly 40 of Yoakam’s singles have charted, with 14 peaking in the Top 10. He received the Artist of the Year award at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony, the most prestigious award offered by the organization. In September of 2016, Yoakam released his first-ever bluegrass album Swimmin’ Pools, Movie Stars… on Sugar Hill Records. Featuring a band of bluegrass luminaries, this album boasts a collection of reinterpreted favorites from his catalogue, as well as a cover of Prince’s “Purple Rain.” Produced by nine-time GRAMMY winner Gary Paczosa (Alison Krauss, Dolly Parton), Jon Randall (songwriter of “Whiskey Lullaby”), and Yoakam himself, and mixed by Chris Lord-Alge, this album… (Read More)
Beaver 96.7 & Clay Campbell Presents Rockabilly Revival
Tickets for this performance will go on sale Friday, January 13, 2017 at 10:00 AM (CST). Imagine being at a concert with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins all on stage. It would be an unbelievable experience. The Rockabilly Revival is like hopping in a time machine and getting the opportunity to see something people would dream of seeing later. Producers searched the country high and low to find the best of the best. When you see this show you will be blown away with how authentic it feels. The tribute artist aren’t just good, they are considered the best! This will be the closest thing you will ever experience to seeing these artists in a live performance. These four artists all recorded at Sun Records in Memphis. Sam Phillips made them famous. They each became legends. When they all got together to record, they were called the Million Dollar Quartet. Shawn Barker becomes Johnny Cash. … (Read More)
Barren Co. Music Program: Sing String & Everything
Featuring: BCMS choir and string orchestra, BCHS choir and string orchestra, and Julianna Waller-violin soloist Although these programs are fairly new to Barren County, they are gaining local, state, and even national recognition. Barren County is proud of its commitment to musical excellence and thrilled to showcase it in the beautiful SKYPAC performance hall. Come out and bring in the holidays with the talented youth of Barren County. Julianna Waller of JW Music will be joining on solo violin with a breathtakingly beautiful Celtic piece. You’ll enjoy the hallelujah chorus as you’ve never heard it before as well as many other traditional Christmas tunes. All proceeds will go to support the quickly growing choral program and the BCHS String Orchestra’s trip to Carnegie Hall in April 2017. Special thanks to SKyPAC for their Compensated Space Program initiative that has given us this opportunity to perform at their venue.
Double Your Impact on #GivingTuesday, November 29th! Click here to give. Recall the wonder, as a young child, of going somewhere new for the first time. Remember the excitement of being able to visit again. Thousands of children across the region experience this each year when visiting SKyPAC for School Day Matinees. Whether their first visit or their fifth, new experiences and learning opportunities abound in what they see, hear, and imagine. SKyPAC is again joining #GivingTuesday, the national movement that encourages you to share your spirit of generosity. We are thrilled that a group of donors has committed to matching your new Sustaining Membership. Every new Sustaining Membership commitment will be matched, up to a total of $24,000 during this time! Your monthly donation helps students attend a School Day Matinee, subsidizes transportation for Title I schools, and helps fund in-school workshops when traveling to SKyPAC is not feasible. SKyPAC’s initiatives include education programs for K-12 students and teachers,… (Read More)