Starr Hill Presents: Robert Earl Keen’s Fam-O-Lee Back To The Country Jamboree Show
Live Events | 12/4/2017 | 8:00PM
Starr Hill Presents welcomes Robert Earl Keen to The Paramount Theater for a special holiday presentation of Fam-O-Lee Back To The Country Jamboree Show! Keen has blazed a peer, critic, and fan-lauded trail that have earned him living-legend and keeper of the flame status in Americana music. With 19 albums under his belt, Keen’s latest recording, Live Dinner Reunion, recorded at Floore’s Country Store celebrating the 20th anniversary of the quintessential No. 2 Live Dinner is the stuff of honky-tonk legend. A night that reminded us why we love live music!
While all of Robert Earl Keen’s shows are high-energy and full of great music and personal anecdotes that always incite hardy laughter from the crowd, his Christmas shows are magical. Keen’s holiday fan-favorite, “Merry Christmas from the Fam-O-Lee,” has become the calling card for the season – and 2017 marks the sixth year that Keen has made this tour even more spectacular by adding a playful set straight out of the smash hit’s holiday story!
The stage comes alive with visions, not only of sugarplums, elves and maybe a cow or two, but also with the spirit of country music’s greatest artists, both past and present, along with all your favorite Robert Earl Keen songs. It’s been said that Robert Earl Keen is the Jimmy Buffet of Christmas – and this show unleashes the holiday mischief, fun, and great music that only Robert Earl Keen can deliver! Sure to become part of your Christmas family traditions!
With Supporting Artist Elizabeth Cook
Elizabeth Cook, the bold and brilliant Nashville singer-songwriter and country music outlaw, released Exodus of Venus in June, 2017 (Agent Love Records/Thirty Tigers), her first album since 2010’s lauded Welder. The eleven new original songs represent a knife-sharp take on heartache and hardship that’s cathartic and visceral, a transcendent reflection on hard times, survival, and rebirth. Read more at www.elizabeth-cook.com.
More Information about Robert Earl Keen:
It’s not always easy to sum up a career – let alone a life’s ambition – so succinctly, but those five words from Robert Earl Keen’s calling-card anthem just about do it. You can complete the lyric with the next five words – the ones routinely shouted back at Keen by thousands of fans a night (“and the party never ends!”) – just to punctuate the point with a flourish, but it’s the part about the journey that gets right to the heart of what makes Keen tick. Some people take up a life of playing music with the goal of someday reaching a destination of fame and fortune; but from the get-go, Keen just wanted to write and sing his own songs, and to keep writing and singing them for as long as possible.
Keen has worked with music legends Dave Matthews, Bonnie Raitt, Sheryl Crow, Eric Church, Gary Clark, Jr. among others. He was inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012. In March 2015, Robert Earl Keen was recognized as the first recipient of BMI’s official Troubadour Award. Keen is an active member of NARAS and was invited to be a participant in the prestigious “Grammys On The Hill” where he sang the National Anthem at the opening ceremony and was a member of the delegation that lobbied US Congress to support musicians’ rights, specifically the “Fair Pay for Fair Play Act”.