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Steve Earle Alone Again Solo & Acoustic

w/ Michael Patrick

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Show | 8:00PM // Doors | 7:30PM

$79.5 to $99.5

Type: Concerts

Steve Earle remembers exactly when he knew he wanted to be a songwriter. He was barely a teenager, growing up in Schertz, Texas, looking over a copy of a Beatles record. As a teen, he discovered Bob Dylan, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Paul Simon and the Johnny Cash Show. As a teen, Earle often stayed with his uncle in Houston. Earle moved to the city, where Townes Van Zandt was known to spend time, and began playing Sand Mountain Coffee House, which had a mural featuring Van Zandt, Guy Clark and Jerry Jeff Walker. In Houston, Earle came face to face with Van Zandt, who dropped in on one of his gigs at the Old Quarter and began heckling Earle, telling him to play the “The Wabash Cannonball.” Instead, Earle played Van Zandt’s “Mr. Mudd and Mr. Gold.” To Earle, Van Zandt was “a really good teacher and really bad role model.” Earle's first album, 1986’s Guitar Town, was a searing new take on rockabilly and country-rock. It hit Number One on the country charts and was nominated for two Grammys. Rolling Stone gave the next album, Copperhead Road, four stars, saying it was “…like a twangy version of the Stones' Exile on Main Street.” Earle was playing arenas and getting played on MTV. After battling addiction and getting clean, he recorded 1995’s Train a Comin’ (nominated for a Grammy), a bluegrass-influenced LP that drew on some of his earliest songs. He followed it up with 1996’s plugged in I Feel Alright, then 1997’s El Corazon, which the AP voted as one of the best pop albums of the 1990s. In 2000, Earle released Transcendental Blues. Earle has also published both a collection of short stories (2001's Doghouse Roses) and an acclaimed novel (2011's I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive). Don't miss this legend live back in Sellersville!

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Inspired by the more traditional folk, country, rockabilly, roots and rock sounds & writing of such artists as Johnny Cash, Lyle Lovett, Hank Williams, John Prine, and the like, Michael Patrick has developed an appreciation of simplistic story-telling lyrics, catchy hooks and memorable melodies.

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