Brett Dennen to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 8/30
Smoke And Mirrors is folk-rock hero Brett Dennen's latest album due out this October on Atlantic Records. On Friday, August 30, at 8 p.m., Brett will make his Ridgefield Playhouse debut in support of this highly anticipated fifth studio album. Since the release of his self-titled record in 2004, Dennen has amassed an incredibly loyal and musically savvy fan base. Brett has appeared in a variety of major films and television shows including Grey's Anatomy and Parenthood. Special guest is singer/songwriter Broadway star Dan Mills who played country/rock guitar legend Carl Perkins in the Broadway hit Million Dollar Quartet. Brett Dennen's show marks the first in a new Playhouse series where opening acts become the headliners. Fifty Coins (Main St., Ridgefield) likes to support up-and-coming artists and will offer 10% off the dinner bill the night of this show when tickets/stubs are presented. This event is part of the Bruce Bennett Nissan LEAF Emerging Artist and Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer/Songwriter Series with media sponsor WFUV 90.7fm.
Dennen was named by Rolling Stone magazine as an "Artist to Watch" and, in 2008, Entertainment Weekly called him one of its eight "Guys on the Rise". He has toured with some of the greats including Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer and Rodrigo y Gabriela and has played some of the biggest festivals including Bonaroo, Austin City Limits, Coachella and Newport Folk Festival.
For tickets ($35), call or visit the box office at The Ridgefield Playhouse, (203) 438-5795, or order online atridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT.
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