Music Icon Crystal Gayle Graces Stage In Glens Falls, NY

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Music Icon Crystal Gayle Joins Kevin Richards 'Close Up'

Music Icon CRYSTAL GAYLE 'Close Up' At The Wood Theater, Glens Falls, NY - CLICK FOR TICKETS

CMA Winners Crystal Gayle, Pam Tillis & Kathy Mattea join T.G. Sheppard, Doug Stone & Billy Gilman for 2024 Season

May 9, 2024 (Glens Falls, NY)- Grammy Winning Music Icon Crystal Gayle will join CMA Winner Kevin Richards as his next guest in the coveted Kevin Richards' Country Concerts 'Close Up' series.  The multi-award winning Music Icon will bring her incomparable voice, music and stories to the intimate setting of the Charles R. Wood Theater on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2024.  Gayle was the most performed Country Female Artist of the Decade on Radio 1975-1985, winning major music awards from The ACMs, CMAs and Grammys.  In addition, becoming a pop culture icon as a sought after guest on TV shows, variety shows, mega music events, and magazine covers- even recording the theme song to the popular soap, 'Another World', with Gary Morris.  
Crystal Gayle is one of the 'Leading Ladies' of Country Music, with over 22 #1 hits and 34 top 10 singles in Billboard and Radio & Records.  In addition to regular appearances on the Grand Ole Opry, the superstar has many groundbreaking accolades including the First Country Female Artist to achieve Platinum Sales of an album (over one million copies) for 'We Must Believe In Magic' (1977). hosted two of her own CBS Television Specials (79, 80), The First Country Female Artist to Perform in China (with Bob Hope), and even appeared on Sesame Street and The Muppets! Gayle's mass appeal led to a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, #2 on People Magazine's 50 Most Beautiful People in the World (83), and induction into the Native American Music Association Hall of Fame (2001) and The Cherokee Medal Of Honor (2000).
Crystal will bring her esteemed catalog of music to the cozy theater, with very limited and exclusive premium seating (290 seats), as part of Radio Personality, Kevin Richards', well-received Country Concerts 'Close Up' Series- which has already featured dozens of Grammy Winners and Hall of Famers, including Randy Travis, Larry Gatlin, Aaron Tippin, Suzy Bogguss, Ty Herndon, Billy Gilman, Billy Dean, Michael Twitty's tribute to his dad Conway Twitty and Georgette Jones' tribute to her parents George Jones and Tammy Wynette. In 2024, Richards will welcome Doug Stone, Kathy Mattea, Pam Tillis, T.G. Sheppard, the return of Billy Gilman and the Ultimate Patsy & Loretta Tribute (see schedule below).
Richards launched the Country Concerts 'Close Up' series in 2022 with the mission of putting great 'Throwback' Country singers and songwriters back in the spotlight, where fans can hear and see every note- complimented by his award winning 'Live On Stage' interviews (recorded for his radio shows).  The series, originating at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls, NY has expanded to include shows at The Cohoes Music Hall in Cohoes, NY.
Friday, May 17, 7pm- Doug Stone- Cohoes Music Hall, NY
90's Country Legend Doug Stone makes a stop to say goodbye on his Farewell Tour with hits like 'Why Didn't I Think Of That' 'In A Different Light' 'Little Houses' 'I Never Knew Love' 'A Jukebox With A Country Song' and 'I Thought It Was You'. Special Guests: Mark Pierre's MP3.
Friday, June 7, 7:30pm- Kathy Mattea- Cohoes Music Hall, NY
Grammy Winning Country, Folk, Americana Country Music Legend Kathy Mattea delivers her heartfelt hits like 'Where've You Been' '18 Wheels and A Dozen Roses' 'Walking Away A Winner' 'Come From The Heart' and 'Time Passes By'.  Host of NPR's 'Mountain Stage' and featured in Ken Burns' PBS documentary 'Country Music.'
Sunday, June 9, 3pm- Pasty & Loretta Tribute- Cohoes Music Hall, NY
Northeast favorites Courtney Shayne and Jenna Sue bring the iconic hits of Patsy Cline & Loretta Lynn back to life on stage!  The 'Opry-Style' show will start with John Terleckey's 'Country Gold Tribute'.
Thursday, August 29, 7pm- Crystal Gayle- The Wood Theater, Glens Falls, NY
A premium concert experience with An American Music Icon for only 290 guests, in the intimate living-room style setting of the Wood Theater in Glens Falls, NY. Crystal Gayle sings from her well-known catalog of pop and country htis like 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue' 'You & I' 'Half The Way' and 'Talking In Your Sleep'.
Saturday, September 21, 3pm- T.G. Sheppard- The Wood Theater, Glens Falls, NY
Country Music Legend T.G. Sheppard brings decades of mainstream Country Radio hits to The Wood Theater.  The consistent country performer and Sirius Radio Personality sings songs like 'War Is Hell (On The Homefront Too)' 'Do You Want To Go To Heaven' 'Finally' 'Party Time' 'Somewhere Down The Line' 'Only One You' and 'I Loved 'Em Everyone'.  Northeast Favorites Whiskey River Open The Show with Country Classics.
Sunday, October 20, 7pm- Pam Tillis- Cohoes Music Hall, NY
Country Music Royalty Pam Tillis, one of the most heard female voices of the 90s, takes us back to enjoy some of the decades most played hits like 'Maybe It Was Memphis' 'Don't Tell Me What To Do' 'Mi Vida Loca' 'Blue Rose Is' 'Put Yourself In My Place' and 'Shake The Sugar Tree.'  The 1994 CMA Female Vocalist of the Year ,and Grand Ole Opry Member, will share a special evening of stories and songs.
Sunday, December 1, 3pm- Billy Gilman- The Wood Theater, Glens Falls, NY
Making his THIRD appearance in the 'Close Up' series, the Grammy, CMA and ACM nominated Billy Gilman will set the stage for the 2024 holiday season with his annual 'Christmas & Hits' show.  The NBC 'The Voices'' runner-up will take fans on a journey through his Country, Bluegrass and Pop Career seasoned with a magical holiday celebration.

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