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Monday, July 22, 2019

John Paul White and His Band

With Special Guest: Caleb Elliott
  • Doors Open: 7:30 pm
  • Show Starts: 8:00 pm
  • Ticket Price: $22
  • Genre: Americana/Alt-Country
  • Contemporary Songwriters & Groups

New music from one half of The Civil Wars

Description

With "The Hurting Kind," John Paul White has crafted a stunning album that draws on the lush, orchestrated music made in Nashville in the early 1960s. Yet these songs retain a modern feel, whether he's writing about overwhelming love, unraveling relationships, or the fading memory of a loved one. John Paul White grew up in tiny Loretto, Tennessee, and now lives in Florence, Alabama, not far from Muscle Shoals. He has cultivated his career in Nashville for two decades, first as a songwriter for a major publisher, then as half of The Civil Wars—a groundbreaking duo that won four Grammy Awards before disbanding in 2012. Because The Civil Wars were so hard to categorize, White has earned a fan base among indie rock listeners, folk audiences, Americana outlets, and AAA radio. So, what will happen if people hear "The Hurting Kind" and call it country? “Well, that doesn’t scare me in the least,” he says. “As a matter of fact, it kind of thrills me.” Louisiana "art-swamp-rock" songwriter Caleb Elliott opens.

Photos & Videos

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John Paul White

John Paul White - "The Long Way Home (OFFICIAL VIDEO)"

Caleb Elliott // Makes Me Wonder (Official Music Video)