Featuring The Kenny & Amanda Smith Band
with special guest Downtown String Band
Winners of the IBMA’s prestigious Emerging Artist of the Year award, the Kenny & Amanda Smith Band combines gutsy, heartfelt vocals and brilliant instrumental talents to create one of the most compelling new sounds in bluegrass music today. Kenny, a two-time IBMA Guitarist of the Year, is considered one of the most influential flatpicking-style guitarists of his generation. Amanda is a winner of the IBMA Female Vocalist of the Year award and delivers some of the most soulful vocals in bluegrass today.
Sgt. Peppers Lonely Bluegrass Band offers a amazing musicianship and vocals on innovative bluegrass interpretations of popular Beatles songs like Eleanor Rigby, Come Together, Back in the USSR, Blackbird, and many others.
6:00 Doors Open
6:30 Downtown String Band
7:15 Kenny & Amanda Smith Band
8:30 Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band
We are pleased to host this event at the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC). The MPAC is the beautiful, multi-purpose theater in the historic Collin County Courthouse. The MPAC is in the center of the McKinney, Texas historic district. The area has a variety of restaurants and boutique shops that make it the perfect destination for a Saturday afternoon adventure! See a graphic diagram of the MPAC seating area here.
RESERVED SEATS ($28.50) are ON SALE NOW at McKinney Performing Arts Center Box Office.
214-544-4630 | McKinneyPerformingArtsCenter.org
This event is funded in part by the City of McKinney Arts Commission, with great thanks from the Bluegrass Heritage Foundation.