Hayes Carll (Solo Acoustic)
What It Is
The chorus to the title track on the new Hayes Carll album, What It Is, is a manifesto.
What it was is gone forever / What it could be God only knows.
What it is is right here in front of me / and Im not letting go.
Hes embracing the moment. Leaving the past where it belongs, accepting theres no way to know whats ahead, and challenging himself to be present in both love and life. Its heady stuff. It also rocks.
With a career full of critical acclaim and popular success, Carll couldve played it safe on this, his sixth record, but he didnt. The result is a musically ambitious and lyrically deep statement of an artist in his creative prime.
Hayes Carlls list of accomplishments is long. His third album, 2008s Trouble In Mind, earned him an Americana Music Association Award for Song of the Year (for She Left Me for Jesus). The follow-up, KMAG YOYO was the most played album on the Americana Chart in 2011 and spawned covers by artists as varied as Hard Working Americans and Lee Ann Womack, whose version of Chances Are garnered Carll a Grammy nomination for Best Country Song. 2016s Lovers and Leavers swept the Austin Music Awards, and was his fourth record in a row to reach #1 on the Americana Airplay chart. Kelly Willis and Kenny Chesney have chosen to record his songs and his television appearances include The Tonight Show, Austin City Limits, and Later w/Jools Holland. Carll is the rare artist who can rock a packed dancehall one night and hold a listening room at rapt attention the next.
Come to the show. Bring a friend. Bring your spouse. Bring your favorite beverage. But most of all bring a warm smile and a great Eden welcome to the artists coming to our home. Hurry, this show is expected to sell out, and there will be no standing room tickets sold. For tickets and info, call the Eden City Office at 869-2211 or visit www.greenapplemusic.com. Please note this is an outdoor venue so please dress accordingly & unfortunately there will be no rain checks. An alternate venue will be considered in the event of rain.
Green Apple Art Center (View)
301 S. Main Street
Eden, TX 76837
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|