Peace Center Adds An Evening of Original Music with Edwin McCain, Maia Sharp and Kim Richey

Peace Center Adds An Evening of Original Music with Edwin McCain, Maia Sharp and Kim RicheySongwriters Edwin McCain and Maia Sharp return to the Peace Center for An Evening of Original Music, and they'll be joined by Kim Richey. The intimate, listening-room style concert will be held in Genevieve's theater lounge, located adjacent to the Peace Concert Hall, on Friday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m.

Two-time Grammy-nominated Kim Richey is a country singer-songwriter. Her first nomination was for "Baby, I Lied," recorded by Trisha Yearwood; her second was for co-writing Radney Foster's hit "Nobody Wins." Glimmer, her third album, was one of TIME's Top Records of 1999. Her fourth album, Rise, was named People's Best Alt-Country Record of 2002.

After recording two of the biggest love songs in the history of pop music ("I'll Be" and "I Could Not Ask For More"), beloved Greenville native Edwin McCain now performs upwards of 100 shows annually throughout the United States as a solo artist. Maia Sharp is an acclaimed songwriter, with songs recorded by Bonnie Raitt, Trisha Yearwood, Cher, McCain and Art Garfunkel.

Tickets for the Friday, May 4, 7:30 p.m. performance of An Evening of Original Music are $75 and may be purchased by calling 864.467.3000 or 800.888.7768, in person at the Peace Center Box Office or online at Tickets go on sale to Peacekeepers beginning now and go on sale to the public on Friday, April 6, at 10 a.m. Handling fees will apply to phone and online sales.

For more information about the Peace Center and its upcoming events, visit

The Songwriter's Workshop

Saturday, May 5, 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Sunday, May 6, 1-4 p.m. - $175

Part workshop and part master class, this two-day experience is designed to help aspiring songwriters put the finishing touches on their songs. McCain, Sharp and Richey will review and discuss attendees' songs, provide feedback and share tips on the songwriting process.

The workshop will culminate in a special concert for friends and family on Sunday, May 6, at 6 p.m.

To register, visit

Events, dates, times, prices and performers are subject to change without notice.

Ticket buyers are reminded that the Peace Center box office - in person, by phone or online - is the only official retail ticket outlet for all performances at the Peace Center and is the only way to guarantee the best prices. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that the Peace Center is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with information regarding time changes or other pertinent updates regarding the performance.

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