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DON’T IT MAKE MY BROWN EYES BLUE – ONE NIGHT ONLY AT RED BARN THEATRE

Red Barn Theatre proudly offers a very special one-man concert and dinner with Grammy Award winner and Nashville Hall of Fame Songwriter Richard Leigh

The evening is an up close and personal experience with the author of Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue, which won Song of the Year from the Country Music Awards.  Hear some of the biggest country songs in the industry from the man who wrote them.  Get an insider’s look into how they came to be written, recorded and released; and best of all, hear how they sounded the on that first day they emerged.

Leigh appears at Red Barn Theatre one night only, 8 pm on Monday, February 3.  The evening includes an open bar and a “Country Supper” in the Zabar Courtyard catered by Georgia Chase following the performance. Those attending the concert will be able to meet and socialize with Richard Leigh following the performance.

Leigh’s hit tune Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue was #1 in 1978 on both Pop and Country charts for more than six months and was nominated for Grammy Awards in both the Pop and Country “Best Song” categories (a feat not repeated until 1993); won a Grammy Award for “Best Country Song”; was a million-selling single, and was named one of the ten most performed “Country Songs Of The Century” at the 1999 ASCAP Awards.

To date, Leigh has made fourteen trips to the Top Ten and has written or co-written eight #1 singles. Artists who have recorded Leigh’s songs include: Anne Murray, Martina McBride, George Jones, K.T. Oslin, Ronnie Milsap, B.J. Thomas, Bill Medley, Perry Como, Connie Francis, Debbie Boone, Conway Twitty, Alabama, Shenandoah, Tammy Wynette, The Bellamy Brothers, Suzy Boguss, Guy Clark, Ricky Scaggs, Lorrie Morgan, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Marie Osmond, Jerry Jeff Walker, Kitty Wells, Bobby Bare, the great Ray Charles, and many more.

Renowned chef, Georgia Chase, who appeared on the Key West series of Destination Chefs will prepare a Country Supper for the event.  Chase “has magic in her hands” according to Destination Chefs guest host Tim Creehan.

Chase’s work history is like a Who’s Who of Key West’s best restaurants in the last 30 years: Claire, Louie’s Island Pantry, Savannah, Louie’s BackYard and La Te Da.  She has catered events in international locales on the horse racing and yachting circuits.

This is a limited seating, One-Night-Only non-subscription event sponsored by Bob and Sharman Wilson.  Don’t miss this fabulous intimate concert with an icon of pop and country music. 8 pm Monday, February 3. Call the Red Barn Theatre Box Office, 319 Rear Duval Street, 305-296-9911 or go to www.redbarntheatre.com for tickets.

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