Lyle Lovett and His Large Band in Spokane
CONTACT: JANE CODY 509-464-7074
SPOKANE — Fox Presents the iconic singer-songwriter, Lyle Lovett in concert with His Large Band on Friday, July 14 at 8 p.m. at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Lovett and his band of over a dozen musicians will perform a selection of audience favorites with their usual high standard of musicianship, including selections from their Grammy award-winning album Lyle Lovett & His Large Band. This is the first concert of the Fox Summer Series produced by the theater.
Lyle Lovett's live performances show not only the breadth his deep talents, but also the diversity of his influence. Usually associated with the country genre, the Texas-based performer incorporates folk, swing, blues, jazz and gospel music into his songs, broadening the definition of American music. Over his three decade career, he has recorded 14 albums and won four Grammy Awards, including Best Country Album (1996 for The Road to Ensenada), Best Country Duo/Group with Vocal (1994 for "Blues For Dixie" with the Texas swing group Asleep at the Wheel), Best Pop Vocal Collaboration (1994 for "Funny How Time Slips Away" with Al Green) and Best Country Male Vocal (1989 for Lyle Lovett and His Large Band).
Doors open at 6:30pm. Grilled to order burgers and brats from Charley's Catering will be available just outside the theater doors.
Tickets for Lyle Lovett and His Large Band begin at $40 and may be purchased with personalized service at the Box Office at Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox, 1001 West Sprague Avenue, or by calling 509-624-1200. They are also available online at FoxTheaterSpokane.com and at all TicketsWest outlets.
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 is 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 Associations 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.