Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt Perform Together at the State, Oct. 17
An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt,
Returns Two Legends to the State Theatre, October 17
Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 15
MINNEAPOLISLyle Lovett, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, and John Hiatt, Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, team up again for An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt, at 8 p.m., Saturday, October 17, 2015, at the State Theatre. This intimate, side-by-side unplugged session features both artists alternating songs from their respective stellar careers. The duo mixes wry banter with some of the finest and most elegantly crafted music around, encompassing Americana, swing, folk, R&B and rock n roll. The State Theatre is located at 805 Hennepin Ave., downtown Minneapolis. This show is produced by Sue McLean and Associates.Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., Friday, May 17. Visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call 1.800.982.2787 for tickets and more information.
Since the two legends began touring together in 1989, Lovett and Hiatt have consistently delivered one of the most compelling concerts on the road, thanks to the pairs talent and dynamic chemistry. Lovetts multifaceted song craft and indelible style are matched with impeccable musicianship that makes his ardent tales of life and love resonate. Hiatt is every bit Lovetts equal, with his iconic growl, poignant delivery, masterful guitar work and an extraordinary repertoire grounded in the rich soil of American life.
A vocalist, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career spanning some 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musicians rich and eclectic oeuvre fuses elements of country, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner. Whether touring as a Duo, with his Acoustic Group or The Large Band, Lovetts live performances show not only breadth and depth, but his diversity, marking him as one of todays most infectious and fascinating musicians. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of musics most beloved, vibrant and iconic performers.
John Hiatt, who the Los Angeles Times calls one of rocks most astute singer-songwriters of the last 40 years, has released 22 studio albums, including his most recent, Terms of My Surrender, on New West Records (2014). All showcase his talents as a master lyricist and satirical storyteller. Hiatts songs have been recorded by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt (Thing Called Love), Emmylou Harris and Rosanne Cash (#1 country hit, The Way We Make A Broken Heart).
Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt perform in concert at 8 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, at the State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Mpls., MN) in An Acoustic Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 17, and range from $48.50 to $79 depending on seating preference. All prices include applicable facility fees. Additional service charges may apply. Tickets may be purchased in person (no service fees) at the State Theatre Box Office, online at HennepinTheatreTrust.org, by calling 1.800.982.2787 or visiting a Ticketmaster Center.