Friday, February 17th, 2017
Halloran Centre at the Orpheum Theatre Memphis
225 South Main Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Most artists take fewer and fewer risks as they get older, but Kathy Mattea is a striking exception. She didn't play it safe while she charted mainstream country hits - 16 of them reaching the top 10 - and she's not about to start now. There just isn't a template for a career like Kathy Mattea's. Her mainstream accomplishments have already earned her a place in the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame, and, never one to tread water creatively, she's recently made her gracefully daring leap into the roots-honoring traditional folk world.