Jubilee Community Arts presents Dale Jett & Hello Stranger on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at 8 pm at the Laurel Theater.
Hello Stranger includes Dale Jett, his wife Teresa, and long time friend Oscar Harris. Singer and musician Dale Jett is a native of Southwest Virginia and a third generation member of the legendary Carter Family. The son of Janette Carter and the grandson of A.P. and Sara Carter, his roots have been heavily steeped within the heart of his family’s musical heritage. This ensemble provides the closest link possible to the music of the original Carter Family. Photo by Brandi Davidson.
The Carter Family’s music has had a profound impact on bluegrass, country, Southern Gospel, pop and rock musicians and included connections with performers Chet Atkins, Lesley “Esley” Riddle, the Speer family, Johnny Cash and Jimmie Rodgers. In 2005, the Carter Family received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tickets are $14 and are available through Brown Paper Tickets 1-800-838-3006 ext 1, by mail, and at the door.
The Laurel Theater is located on the corner of 16th and Laurel Avenue in the historic Fort Sanders neighborhood of Knoxville near the UT campus.
The mission of Jubilee Community Arts is to promote, preserve and present the traditional performing arts of the southern Appalachian region and to nurture the cultural milieu responsible for the birth and evolution of these and related art forms. Jubilee Community Arts is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation.