FREEDY JOHNSTON with Kevin Bowe & Andy Dee April 18
Freedy Johnston is a New York-based singer-songwriter originally from rural Kansas. He has scored several radio hits since the 1990s, including "Bad Reputation." Johnston's songs are often about troubled loners, and cover topics like heartbreak, alienation and disappointment. Known for the craftsmanship of his songs, he has been described as a "songwriter's songwriter." Johnston's 1994 major-label debut This Perfect World received rave reviews and led to Rolling Stone naming him Songwriter of the Year.
Opening the show is are a duo of The Parks' most popular performers - Kevin Bowe, who has written for or co-written with Etta James, Johnny Lang, Paul Westerberg, Lynyrd Skynyrd and too many others to list. He's a masterful performer and natural entertainer. Andy Dee has been entertaining folks in these parts with his incredible lap steel and slide guitar chops and witticisms for a couple decades with Molly & The Heymakers,The Subterraneans (with Randy Sabien & Joe Lindzius) and Corey Carlson.
Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets are available in advance HERE of by calling 715-634-2100 between 8:30am and 5:00pm central time.