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Evening with Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen
Thursday, February 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm MST
An Evening with Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen on Thursday, February 15th @ 7:30 PM at Fox Tucson Theatre. Tickets range from $44-$109. Two of Texas’ greatest singer/songwriters Lyle Lovett & Robert Earl Keen will turn the stage into their front porch for one special acoustic evening The Fox! Performing together for a rare opportunity you won’t want to miss and tickets sell out for these entertainers year after year – so don’t wait to get your seats!!
For nearly three decades, Lyle Lovett has defined the modern Texas singer-songwriter. Fusing elements of the blues, country, folk, gospel and jazz, four-time Grammy winner Lovett—in a career that spans 15 albums and more than four million records sold—has created his own style of Americana, defying convention and breaking down barriers along the way.
As singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen has built a reputation as one of the nation’s finest musical storytellers, he has been guided by several self-imposed rules and traditions that are often the antithesis of music industry standards.
More About Lyle Lovett
A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Whether touring as a ‘Duo’ or with his ‘Acoustic Group’ or ‘The Large Band’, Lovett’s live performances show not only the breadth of this Texas legend’s deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most compelling and captivating musicians in popular music.
Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers. Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was named Texas State Musician. His works, rich and eclectic, are some of the most beloved of any living artist working today.
More About Robert Earl Keen – “The road goes on forever…”
It’s not always easy to sum up a career – let alone a life’s ambition – so succinctly, but those five workds from Robert Earl Keen’s calling-card anthem just about do it. Some people take up a life of playing music with the goal of someday reaching a destination of fame and fortune; but from the get-go, Keen just wanted to write and sing his own songs and to keep writing and singing them for as long as possible.
Now, three decades on from the release of his debut album, with over a dozen other records to his name, Keen remains as committed to his humble beginning on the Texas folk scene, he’s blazed a peer, critic and fan trail that has earned him living legend status in the Americana music world.