Country Star Kellie Pickler to Perform at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre
Critically acclaimed country music artist Kellie Pickler comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, October 21 at 8 p.m.
Tickets, priced starting at $40 and $10 for full-time Pepperdine students, are available now by calling (310) 506-4522 or online at http://arts.pepperdine.edu/. More information about Kellie Pickler available at kelliepickler.com.
Kellie Picker first gained fame as a contestant on the fifth season of American Idol, and has since released four popular albums, including her Gold-certified debut Small Town Girl and 100 Proof, which Rolling Stone named the Best Country Album of 2011. Among her best known hits are the Gold-certified "Red High Heels," "I Wonder," "Best Days of Your Life," "Don't You Know You're Beautiful," "Things That Never Cross a Man's Mind," "Didn't You Know How Much I Loved You," and "No Cure for Crazy."
In spring of 2013, Pickler partnered with dance coach Derek Hough and won the Mirror Ball Trophy on ABC's Dancing with the Stars. That same year, she also released her fourth album, The Woman I Am, with Black River Entertainment, which featured three songs co-written by Pickler including the title cut. She voiced the lead character, a sweet potato named Mirabelle, in the Veggie Tales animated movie Beauty and the Beet in 2014, and launched her home goods line, "Selma Drye by Kellie Pickler," in cooperation with the Opry Stores in 2015.
Her CMT docu-comedy series I Love Kellie Pickler, which co-stars her husband, songwriter/producer Kyle Jacobs, debuted in November 2015. The hit television series returned for a second season in August 2016.
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University provides high-quality activities for over 50,000 people from over 800 zip codes annually through performances, rehearsals, museum exhibitions, and master classes. Located on Pepperdine's breathtaking Malibu campus overlooking the Pacific, the center serves as a hub for the arts, uniquely linking professional guest artists with Pepperdine students as well as patrons from surrounding Southern California communities. Facilities include the 450-seat Smothers Theatre, the 118-seat Raitt Recital Hall, the "black box" Helen E. Lindhurst Theatre, and the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art.
This performance is sponsored by the Office of Andrew K. Benton, President of Pepperdine University.