The Lewisville Grand Theater has announced that three members of the Traveling Red River Songwriters will perform as part of the Black Box Songwriter Series on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at 8 p.m. Featuring the musical styles of Susan Gibson, Drew Kennedy and Walt Wilkins, audiences will be treated to a concert with a unique song-swap format, as each artist performs their music and tells stories in an evening of incredible musicianship.
About Red River Traveling Songwriters:
Like true troubadours, these three like-minded musical storytellers decided to band together in 2011 with two other musicians and start a small music festival in Red River, New Mexico. Now, after a decade in the music business, traveling Red River songwriters continue to bring their distinctive songwriter voices and American tunes to sold-out houses across the country! Each of these accomplished artists has enjoyed great success performing on their own, with accolades including Nashville publishing deals, a multi-platinum country single, international touring, and more than 25 albums released between them. From acoustic folk tunes to country anthems to rock and roll, these three members of the Traveling Red River Songwriters are sure to play something for everyone!
About the artists:
Susan Gibson is one of the nation’s most respected touring songwriters. She is also known for writing “Wide Open Spaces”, the huge hit that launched The Chicks (formerly The Dixie Chicks) career.
Drew Kennedy is one of the country’s most beloved young songwriters. He released his latest record, Marathon, in June.
Walt Wilkins has over 100 songs recorded by other artists and has released eight solo records, including four with his band The Mystiqueros and one with his singer-songwriter wife, Tina.
This series is produced by the City of Lewisville. Tickets for this concert are $20 general admission and can be purchased online at LewisvilleGrand.com/tix. Sales tax and ticket fees included in ticket price.
About the Lewisville Grand Theatre:
Lewisville Grand Theater is the home of the arts in the city of Lewisville. The center features a variety of regional and national touring artists, art exhibits and classes, while providing the many art groups in the Greater Lewisville area with a facility to showcase and exhibit their work. Its multiple performance spaces host a variety of events, including live music, theater, dance performances, comedy shows, and more. The center includes a 294-seat performance hall, black box theater, recital hall, art gallery and courtyard.
About the Black Box Songwriter Series:
The Black Box Songwriter series features singer-songwriters in an intimate listening room. Since its inception in 2015, the series has attracted a variety of famous songwriters, such as Gretchen Peters (“Independence Day”), Susan Gibson (“Wide Open Spaces”), Walt Wilkins (“Trains I Missed”), and many prize-winning troubadours. Newcomers and seasoned songwriters alike performed on the show and gave fans a chance to hear some amazing songs along with the stories behind them.