Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts Franklin NC
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Kevin Costner and Modern West
Concert Kevin Costner and Modern West Franklin NCDate: April 24, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $40, $45, $50 - Buy Tickets

According to Kevin Costner, Modern West got its start when his wife encouraged him to reconnect musically with John Coinman. "I wasn't really sure after all these years how it might work. I wasn't really sure what to say. But if life has taught me anything it was not be stopped by the question or the unknown. I asked John to get some guys together starting with Blair Forward who was in the first and only band I was ever in. John would pick the rest.

Movie: Frozen
Movie Movie Frozen Franklin NCDate: April 25, 2014
Show Time: 6:30pm
Ticket Prices: $4 - Sold at door

Fearless optimist Anna teams up with Kristoff in an epic journey, encountering Everest-like conditions, and a hilarious snowman named Olaf in a race to find Anna's sister Elsa.whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom in eternal winter.

Southern Fried Chicks
Southern Fried Chicks Franklin NCDate: April 26, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $15, $20, $25 - Buy Tickets

The Southern Fried Chicks have busted out of the hen house for a night on the town with their new show, the "Cage-Free Comedy Tour!" Join the Chicks for a night of free-range comedy starring Etta May, Sonya White, Karen Mills and Style Network's Trish Suhr. Get to know the Chicks like never before! The new Cage-Free Comedy Tour features new stories, music audience participation, dancing and a multimedia show you are sure to enjoy. Since the debut of their one-hour comedy special on CMT, this top-grossing all female comedy tour has played to venues packed with people and laughter. Life and love in the USA has never been funnier as when these top headliners take the stage. Think Blue Collar Comedy Tour with better hair and bigger attitude!

Taste of Home Cooking School
Taste of Home Cooking School Franklin NCDate: May 3, 2014
Show Time: 6:30pm
Ticket Prices: $13 - Buy Tickets

At a Taste of Home Cooking School show, you'll experience a 2-hour demonstration of exciting recipes. Our Culinary Specialists will show step-by-step instructions on how to create satisfying and flavorful dishes. Additionally, everyone will receive a gift bag and one of our quality Taste of Home cookbooks. You'll also have the opportunity to register for door prizes, including the recipes created on stage that night!The Taste of Home Cooking School Made Easy program is a 1 hour program available in select locations across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions. The jam-packed program offers easy-to-prepare recipes and creative craft and decorating ideas. Each guest will receive the Taste of Home Recipe Card Collection Cookbook showcasing the recipes displayed on stage. You'll also receive a gift bag and be entered for prize drawings at the show.

Moscow Festival Ballet
Moscow Festival Ballet Franklin NCDate: May 9, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $25, $22, $18 - Buy Tickets

The Moscow Festival Ballet was founded in 1989 when legendary principal dancer of the Bolshoi Ballet Sergei Radchenko sought to realize his vision of a company which would bring together the highest classical elements of the great Bolshoi and Kirov Ballet companies in an independent new company within the framework of Russian classic ballet.

MercyMe
Concert MercyMe Franklin NCDate: May 17, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Opening Act: Citizen Way
Ticket Prices: $35, $30 - Buy Tickets

Since their inception, MercyMe's music has fueled a continual dialog both among people of faith and those who are grasping for it. Whether offering up encouragement with their multi-format hit I Can Only Imagine or inciting random acts of kindness with their 2010 album, The Generous Mr. Lovewell, MercyMe creates music that enlightens, entertains and invites community among a broad spectrum of people.

Loretta Lynn
Concert Loretta Lynn Franklin NCDate: June 6, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $45, $50, $55 - Buy Tickets

For fifty years now, Loretta has fashioned a body of work as artistically and commercially successfuland as culturally significantas any female performer you'd care to name. Her music has confronted many of the major social issues of her time, and her life story is a rags-to-riches tale familiar to pop, rock and country fans alike. The Coal Miner's Daughterthe tag refers to a hit single, an album, a best-selling autobiography, an Oscar-winning film, and to Lynn herselfhas journeyed from the poverty of the Kentucky hills to Nashville superstardom to her current status as an honest-to-goodness American icon.

38 Special
Concert 38 Special Franklin NCDate: June 13, 2014
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $40 & $35 - Buy Tickets

After more than three decades together, 38 SPECIAL continue to bring their signature blast of Southern Rock to over 100 cities a year. And at each and every show, thousands of audience members are amazed by the explosive power of the band's performance.Their many Gold and Platinum album awards stand in testament to the endurance of a legendary powerhouse....

Oklahoma!
Musical Oklahoma Franklin NCDates: June 27-July 6, 2014 - Performance Schedule
Ticket Prices: Students $10 Adults $15 - Buy Tickets

Rodgers & Hammerstein's first collaboration remains, in many ways, their most innovative, having set the standards and established the rules of musical theatre still being followed today. Set in a Western Indian territory just after the turn of the century, the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Although the road to true love never runs smooth, with these two headstrong romantics holding the reins, love's journey is as bumpy as a surrey ride down a country road.

Folkmoot
Special Event Folkmoot Franklin NCDate: July 24, 2014
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $27 $22 - Buy Tickets

Folkmoot USA, The State International Festival of North Carolina, is a two-week celebration of the world's cultural heritage through folk music and dance. Held each summer across the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina, Folkmoot features performers demonstrating cultural heritage through colorful, authentic, and original reproduction costumes, lively dance, and traditional music.

Travis Tritt
Concert Travis Tritt Franklin NCDate: July 26, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $35, $45, $55 - Buy Tickets

The highly abbreviated Tritt timeline has the young Georgian incorporating lifelong influences in Southern Rock, blues and gospel into his country during a honky-tonk apprenticeship that led him to Warner Bros. His 1990 debut Country Club and its succession of hits put him in the vanguard of the genre's early '90s boom. At the same time, his conspicuous lack of a cowboy hat and musical aggressiveness set him apart. The next eight albums and scores of hit singles led him to amass more than 25 million in career album sales, two Grammys, three CMA Awards and a devoted fan base that filled venues coast-to-coast.

Gimme Abbey
Concert Gimme Abbey Franklin NCDate: August 1, 2014
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $20, $18, $15 - Buy Tickets

A tribute to The Beatles & The Rolling Stones

So, it's late 1969, let's imagine they had reached out to one another with an idea and a concept. Let's put together an historical event to close out the Sixties. A one night, one time show featuring the two biggest rock & roll bands of all time. On stage, together, live, a worldwide media event! A spectacular show that will be remembered in the history of music as the greatest concert ever!

Dailey & Vincent
Play Dailey Vincent Franklin NCDate: August 15, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $20 & $25 - Buy Tickets

Jamie grew up singing and playing with family and regional groups all over middle Tenn and Ky, but gained national attention when he joined Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver in 1998 as lead, baritone and tenor singer. During Jamie's tenure, the band won 13 IBMA Awards--including seven Vocal Group of the Year awards and earned four Grammy and five Dove Award nominations. Jamie has recorded with Dolly Parton, appeared on five Gaither Homecoming DVD's, was a guest on Ricky Skaggs' Grammy-winning Brand New Strings album, as well as dozens of other guest performances and collaborations to his credit. Jamie is a skilled musician, vocalist and songwriter, with a gift to entertain and always make folks feel right at home.Darrin started singing at age three and playing music at age six as part of his family band, The Sally Mountain Show, along with sister Rhonda Vincent. As a member of Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for more than 10 years, Darrin has won five Grammy Awards and eight IBMA Awards for Instrumental Group of the Year. He has performance and recording credits with dozens of artists including Dolly Parton, Nora Jones, Emmylou Harris, Earl Scruggs, Bruce Hornsby, Vince Gill, John Hartford, and many more. As well as prodocer credits on Grammy nominated projects with Rhonda Vincent, Susie Luchsinger, Cherryholmes and Hunter Berry. He is an accomplished musician and vocalist with expert abilities to arrange and create captivating music.

Jo Dee Messina
Concert Jo Dee Messina Franklin NCDate: September 6, 2014
Show Time: 7:30pm
Ticket Prices: $37, $33, $26 - On Sale: 5/1/2014
10:00 AM

Jo Dee Messina fans will soon get what they've been clamoring for as the multi-platinum, award- winning country singer/songwriter has just announced that her new full-length album will be released Tuesday, March 18. With its title ME chosen by fans, the album marks Jo Dee's most personal album to date as she wrote or co-wrote many of the songs and will release it on her own newly established label, Dreambound Records. For the first time in her career, Jo Dee is able to boldly do things her own way and pave her own path to success.

Tim Hawkins
Tim Hawkins Franklin NCDate: November 8, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $35, $30, $25 - On Sale: 7/1/2014
12:00 AM

Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Tim Hawkins has been forging the magical blend between two comedic ideals:A genuinely funny comedy show that caters to the entire family. Is it realistic? Hawkins believes so. With over 100 million views on YouTube, 120+ sold out shows every year, and a motley crew of 200K+ Facebook fans, Tim has started a gut-busting grassroots revolution of multi-generational proportions.



































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