Catch Jim Lauderdale at the Spire Center, 25 ½ Court St. in downtown Plymouth, MA on Saturday, August 19, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. Two-time Grammy-winning singer and master songwriter Jim Lauderdale is both a "songwriter's songwriter," who's written/co-written many modern classics for iconic artists, as well as an intuitive sideman, who's enhanced the music of a bevy of esteemed musicians. As a solo artist, since 1986 up until now, he's created a body work spanning 28 albums of imaginative roots music, encompassing country, bluegrass, soul, R&B and rock. Along the way he's won awards, garnered critical acclaim, and earned himself an engaged fan base. Jim Lauderdale just released his 29th album, London Southern, on June 30. Produced by Neil Brockbank (Nick Lowe) and Robert Trehern in two sessions at Gold Top Studios in London, London Southern is a genre skipping collection of brilliantly written songs with a variety of distinguished collaborators helping along the way, including: Odie Blackmon, Kendell Marvel, John Oates and Dan Penn.
Ali McGuirk opens the show. A Boston-based songstress, Ali has performed over 4 continents, everywhere from street corners on Greek islands to sky lounges and stadiums in Hong Kong. Whether a solo artist or a front woman, she captivates each audience with her unique blend of R&B, jazz, soul and classic rock.
Tickets are $25; advance purchase is recommended, seating is limited to capacity. The Spire is handicap accessible, public parking is available streetside, and in public lots near the venue. The Greater Plymouth Performing Arts Center, Inc. (GPPAC) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2010, dedicated to performing arts and educational programs, supporting the vibrant arts community in the greater South Shore region. The organization founded The Spire Center for Performing Arts, a town-owned venue to serve as a mecca for the arts, dedicated to showcasing music, theatre and dance performances, and arts education appealing to all generations from across the Southeastern Massachusetts region. For more information, to order tickets online, or to learn more about The Spire, please visit www.spirecenter.org, call (508) 746-4488, or follow Spire Center for Performing Arts on Facebook.