Scene and Heard

GRACE POTTER and the NOCTURNALS Coming To The Brown Theater

Posted in Entertainment by sceneandheardblog on November 19, 2012


“It is rare to see a performer with such power over a crowd. She captured and held everyone’s attention all night with every lusty howl, every devastating smile, every sway of the hips…” – Charleston City Paper

The Kentucky Center presents
with special guest

Wednesday, January 16, 2013, 8 p.m.
Brown Theatre on Broadway

Preview video

For fans of: Janis Joplin, Brittany Howard (Alabama Shakes), Joss Stone, Bonnie Raitt, Susan Tedeschi, Lucinda Williams…

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals’ self-made 2005 debut album, Nothing but the Water, revealed a musically sophisticated young band inspired by the music of the late ’60s/early ’70s and fronted by a then-21-year-old dynamo whose nuanced singing, organ playing and songwriting belied her age.

Now, seven years after hitting the radar, GPN take an exponential leap with the widescreen opus The Lion The Beast The Beat. With this musically combustible and conceptually dazzling work, the Vermont-based band forcefully takes its place alongside the best of its peers while building on the rich legacy of its inspirations.

The Lion The Beast The Beat represents a rite of passage for a band that is knocking on the door of greatness. “This process was more painstaking than on any other record we’ve made; a complete labor of love and hate. I credit the Nocturnals for courageously jumping off that cliff with me,” Potter acknowledges. “We all took a risk and I hope that resonates when people hear the album.”

Ticketing: Standard tickets are $25, $27.50, $45, reserved seating, fees apply. View the Access Services available for this performance. To insure the best seating location, please reserve your services when purchasing your tickets.

Kentucky Center Members, donors at the $100 level and abovecan buy tickets starting Tuesday, November 13, at 9 a.m. Members receive waived handling fees on orders placed via the Member Hotlines.

Members, get your seats via the Hotlines and save! MembersFirst ($100-499 donors), call (502) 562-0144. CenterCircle Members ($500+), call (502) 562-0195.

Not a Member? Learn more or join now.

The Kentucky Center eClub can purchase tickets starting Wednesday, November 14, at 10 a.m. Promotion code LION required online, by phone (502.584.7777) and in-person at The Kentucky Center box office counter and drive-thru.

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