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Columbia State University Announces 20th Performance Series Act | Entertainment

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Columbia State Community College has announced the artist roster for its 20th Annual First Farmers Performance Series season.

“We are so excited about our 20th season of Performance Series.

Opening night on October 13th will feature Jason Catron.

Catron started singing at the age of two. His first song was “Jesus Loves Me” at the small church in Kentucky where he grew up. He recently released his first single “King of The Road” from his new project “The Nashville Songbook”. This was a long-time dream record, with Catron singing songs from his childhood roots, The Great American and his Country Songbooks. When he admired singers like Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett.







Jake Foote




The November 10 event will feature Jake Hoot, season 17 champion of NBC’s The Voice.

After his record-breaking win with “The Voice”, Hoot released several tracks, including “Tennessee Strong”, which reached the top 10 on the iTunes Country Singles chart. His debut single “Dangerous Thing”. A special Father’s Day song “Best Job I Ever Had”. Heartwarming love song “Nadine”. A rowdy summer anthem, “Night Left.” and a duet with his wife “Wherever Time Goes”. Taking inspiration from his childhood in the Dominican Republic, Hoot released a cover of “La Bamba” from his debut EP, which charted in the top 10 of the iTunes Latin charts.







Jamie Paul

Jamie Paul




On December 8th, Jamie Paul and Ralph Shires will return for the Holiday Season Performance Series. They are internationally acclaimed artists who make old songs shine while transforming legendary music into the current obsession of today’s music lovers.

Paul began his career as a first-call studio singer, then performed live as a backing vocalist for the likes of Wynonna and Kelly Clarkson. Shires’ career flourished working with artists as diverse as Kelly Clarkson, Jack White, Shania Twain, Barry Gibb and Wanda Jackson, and was part of one of the most influential horn sections in music history, the Memphis Band. I’ve also worked with Horns. Paul and Shires are reinventing the classic for a new generation of music lovers.







Aubrey Logan

Aubrey Logan




Appearing on February 9th is singer, trombonist, songwriter and performer Aubrey Logan.

She lives an unconventional life, which makes it difficult to define. While she is still known as a world-class singer and instrumentalist, she has revealed that there is much more to her talent than that.

Appearing on the Appalachian Road Show on March 16th.







appalachian roadshow

appalachian roadshow




The Appalachian Road Show is a visionary acoustic ensemble that not only brings new generation interpretations of traditional Americana, bluegrass and folk songs, but also delivers innovative original music. All of these are presented in a common thread that ties directly to the heart of the Appalachian region of the United States. From the mountains and screams of North Carolina and Virginia to the coal mines of West Virginia and Kentucky, the Appalachian Road Show invites audiences to come on the porch and bewitched as the band share dynamic musicianship through songs and stories. invite you to

The series will conclude on April 20th with Bob Eubanks’ Backstage with the Beatles, providing great entertainment value for Beatles fans and music lovers alike.

The show presents unheard stories, rare video footage, stills, special effects, and what it was like to experience The Beatles in concert, from Eubanks’ experiences during the Beatles’ tour of America in the early 1960s. It consists of items that help you understand what was. Every Eubanks story leads to a hit song that best represents the subject matter discussed and the era in which the story took place.







Bob Eubanks Beatles Backstage

Bob Eubanks Performs “Backstage With The Beatles”




New season tickets go on sale August 8 for $135 each, plus tax. Individual tickets go on sale Aug. 18 and are $30 plus tax for adults and $20 plus tax for Columbia State students.

To request tickets over the phone using a major credit card, call 931-540-2879 or Monday through Friday, 9am to 4pm in Room 113 of the Pryor Administration Building on the Columbia campus. Please buy directly.

On the night of the performance, the box office opens at 6:00 p.m. at the Kenneth and Ramona Cherry Theater in the Waymon L. Hickman Building on the Columbia campus. Doors open at 6:30pm and all shows start at 7pm. The Columbia campus is located at 1665 Hampshire Pike, Columbia.

For more information, visit www.ColumbiaState.edu/Performance-Series.

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