Calhoun's GEM Theatre Presents Kris Allen In Concert

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
American Idol winner Kris Allen
American Idol winner Kris Allen

Calhoun's GEM Theatre will present American Idol winner and platinum artist Kris Allen on Friday, Sept. 12, at 8:30 p.m. On the heels of hits such as "Live Like We're Dying" and "No Boundaries" and his third album release, "Horizons" in August, Allen will take the stage with his band and showcase the talent Idol audiences loved. 

The singer-songwriter from Arkansas will be performing a mix of music from his self released album Brand New Shoes (2007) to his platinum hits to music off his latest Album, Horizons. “I have never been to Calhoun and it’s always fun to come to a new city to play new songs to new people,” he said. “I’d like to invite everyone to come out. It’s going to be a fun night. I like to have a lot of fun when I play a show. It doesn’t matter who you are or how young or old you are – you will have a good time.”

To purchase tickets or for further information contact the Theatre at 706/625-3132. Box Office hours are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Standard tickets are $12 and Platinum tickets (first seven rows) are $15. 



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