APRIL 4, 2019
DOORS : 6:30 PM
SHOW: 7:30 PM
Enjoy a rare, intimate evening with Ronnie Milsap. One of the genre’s most consistent and enduring artists, Milsap emerged in the 1970s and went on to score 35 Billboard no. 1 country hits, win six GRAMMYs, and register major crossover hits on the Top 40, Adult Contemporary, and even R&B charts. Don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to see the legend bring his award-winning songs to life in an up-close and personal setting.
About Ronnie MilsapSoulful, instantly identifiable vocals; deft piano playing; genre-straddling stylistic choices; and dozens of no. 1 country hits, including “Smoky Mountain Rain,” “Pure Love,” “Stranger in My House,” “Please Don’t Tell Me How the Story Ends,” and “It Was Almost Like a Song,” led Milsap to GRAMMY wins, three Country Music Association Album of the Year Awards, as well as Male Vocalist and Entertainer of the Year honors on the way to the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Milsap arrived in Nashville on December 26, 1972 to headline the showroom at the King of the Road hotel. Having tried his luck at the Apollo Theater, the Whisky a Go Go on the Sunset Strip, and the recording studios of Memphis working for Elvis, Milsap tried Nashville on the recommendation of Charley Pride. Ronnie was an immediate sensation. Within weeks, he had a manager. Within three months, he was recording hits for RCA Nashville.
Milsap is a major influence on contemporary country stars including Keith Urban, Blake Shelton, and Hunter Hayes. An entertainer’s entertainer, he has drawn raves from industry giants Ray Charlies, Reba McEntire, John Hiatt, and Stevie Wonder.