Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt Perform an Acoustic Evening at the Colonial 10/23
Legendary singer-songwriters, Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will perform at The Colonial Theatre on Wednesday, October 23 at 7:30pm.
Tickets to Lyle Lovett/John Hiatt are $56.50-$111.50 ($1.50 of the ticket price will be donated to the Oklahoma City Tornado Victims fund.) Contact the Colonial Ticket Office at 111 South Street, Pittsfield by calling 413-997-4444. Tickets can also be purchased online at www.berkshiretheatregroup.org Ticket Offices are open Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturdays 10am-2pm or on any performance day from 10am until curtain. All schedules and prices are subject to change.
Lovett and Hiatt have been touring together periodically since 1989, delivering one of the most compelling and spontaneous concerts on the road.
Lyle Lovett has four GRAMMY Awards to his credit which include Best Male Country Vocal Performance in 1989 and Best Country Album for "The Road to Ensenada" in 1996. Lovett's newest album, Natural Forces, was released in 2009. He's known for his hits "If I Had a Boat," "She's No Lady," and "Long Tall Texan."
A singer, composer, and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Lovett has appeared in 13 feature films, and on stage and television. Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association's inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was recently named the Texas State Musician. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music's most vibrant and iconic performers. His oeuvre, rich and eclectic, is one of the most beloved of any living artist working today.
Over thirty-five years after the release of his debut album, John Hiatt remains one of America's most respected and influential singer-songwriters. John Hiatt's songs have been covered by artists as diverse as Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Emmylou Harris, Ronnie Milsap, Iggy Pop, the Neville Brothers, Rosanne Cash, the Jeff Healey Band, Willie Nelson, Steve Earle, Linda Ronstadt, and even the cartoon bear band of Disney's 2002 film, The Country Bears.
John Hiatt has 11 GRAMMY nominations and his numerous awards include induction into the Nashville Songwriter's Hall of Fame and the 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award in Songwriting from the American Music Association. Hiatt has released 19 studio albums. His latest, Dirty Jeans & Mudslide Hymns was released in 2011. He's known for his hit songs, "Have a Little Faith In Me" and "Bring the Family."