Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt to perform in Eureka Springs Feb. 15
Legendary singer-songwriters Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will perform at the historic Eureka Springs Auditorium at 36 S. Main St. on at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15.
Lovett and Hiatt have been touring together periodically since 1989, delivering one of the most compelling and spontaneous concerts on the road. Lyle Lovett has four Grammy Awards to his credit, including Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 1989 and Best Country Album for "The Road to Ensenada" in 1996. Lovett's newest album, Natural Forces, was released in 2009. He's known for his hits "If I Had a Boat," "She's No Lady” and "Long Tall Texan."
A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Lovett has appeared in 13 feature films and on stage and television. Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award and was recently named the Texas State Musician. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lovett has evolved into one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers. His oeuvre, rich and eclectic, is one of the most beloved of any living artist working today.
More than 35 years after the release of his debut album, Hiatt remains one of America’s most respected and influential singer-songwriters. Hiatt’s songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Milsap, Iggy Pop, the Neville Brothers, Rosanne Cash, the Jeff Healey Band, Willie Nelson, Steve Earle, Linda Ronstadt, and even the cartoon bear band of Disney’s 2002 film, The Country Bears. John Hiatt has 11 Grammy nominations, and his numerous awards include induction into the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame and the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award in Songwriting from the American Music Association. Hiatt has released 19 studio albums. His latest, Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns, was released in 2011. He's known for his hit songs, "Have a Little Faith in Me" and "Bring the Family."
Tickets are $45, $65 and $85 and are available at www.theauditorium.org