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An Evening with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt

Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt
Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
March 2, 2017 at 7L30PM

Two of the greatest Americana legends Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt to play the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium on March 2, 2017. Two tradition shattering singer-songwriters with no qualms about levelling barricades and they are all about the music. "While it's difficult to explain exactly what you're going to get listening to these distinct American voices, it ain't gonna be dull."

Lyle Lovett
Lyle Pearce Lovett is an American roots/country singer- songwriter and actor. Active since 1980, he has recorded thirteen albums and released 25 singles to date, including his highest entry, the number 10 chart hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country chart, "Cowboy Man".

Lovett has won four Grammy Awards, including Best Male Country Vocal Performance and Best Country Album. His CD, "It's Not Big It's Large" was released in 2007, where it debuted and peaked at number 2 on the Top Country Albums chart.

In 1989, he won a Grammy for Best Male Vocalist for the album Lyle Lovett and His Large Band. Joshua Judges Ruth, his second Grammy win, was released in 1992 and was his first album recorded in California. He won his next Grammy for his 1993 duet with Al Green, Funny How Time Slips Away and yet again, for 1994's Blues for Dixie, recorded as a tribute to Texas swing pioneer Bob Wills.

John Hiatt
John Hiatt's songs have been recorded by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt ("Thing Called Love"), Emmylou Harris, Iggy Pop, Rosanne Cash (#1 country hit, "The Way We Make A Broken Heart"), the Jeff Healey Band ("Angel Eyes"), and even the cartoon bear band of Disney's film, The Country Bears. He earned a Grammy nomination for Crossing Muddy Waters, while B.B. King and Eric Clapton shared a Grammy for their album Riding With The King, the title track from which was a Hiatt composition. Hiatt has received his own star on Nashville's Walk of Fame, the Americana Music Association's Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting, has been inducted into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and was saluted at the Indiana Governor's Arts Awards.

The rock-country-blues fusion album Bring The Family - performed with Ry Cooder, Nick Lowe, and Jim Keltner - was Hiatt's first charted effort, and he was subsequently named Best Male Vocalist in Rolling Stone's annual Critics Poll. In the last few years Hiatt has released Same Old Man, The Open Road, Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns and Mystic Pinball all to critical acclaim as All Music Guide declares "And for a guy who has cranked out four studio albums in five years, Hiatt is having a great run as a songwriter…"

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