Athens Area Council for the Arts presents Joshua Carswell, an award-winning vocalist, on Friday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. to close the 2016-2017 Black Box Concert Series at The Arts Center, 320 North White St., Athens, Tn.
All Black Box Concert Series Events are sponsored by Financial Guidance Partners, Mayfield Dairy Farms, and Tennessee Wesleyan University. All AACA programs are supported by the Tennessee Arts Commission.
Officials said, "Audience members may recall Joshua from his recent appearance in Athens when he opened for PBS-sensation Annie Moses Band.
A winner of the American Traditions Competition in Savannah, Ga., one of the nation’s most prestigious vocal contests, and a graduate of Elon University, Carswell is a singer’s singer. Disney soundtracks, crooner legends like Tony Bennett, and pop innovators like Billy Joel and the Carpenters, as well as the Great American Songbook shaped his artistic sensibilities early on. Carswell’s performances include a diverse collection of Duke Ellington jazz, Hank Williams classics, pop originals, and European influenced standards. For the Athens show, Carswell will be backed by some of Nashville’s most in-demand musicians."
Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and are on sale online at athensartscouncil.org
, by phone at 423-745-8781, and at The Arts Center.
For more information about these and other programs of Athens Area Council for the Arts, go to athensartscouncil.org
, call 423-745-8781, or stop by The Arts Center. All AACA programs and performances receive support from The Tennessee Arts Commission.