Lyle Lovett at Flintfields

Lyle Lovett at Flintfields

Country superstar and Grammy Award wining musical talent, Lyle Lovett, will be heading to Flintfields in Northern Michigan on August 8, 2014 to perform a concert with His Large Band.”The event will be put on by Tent Venue of Northern Michigan.

Lyle Lovett at Flintfields - The Awesome Mitten
Lyle Lovett

A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers. Lovett has appeared in 13 feature films, on stage and on television. Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was recently named the Texas State Musician. Award wining Chef Lauren Smaxswell, who’s team beat Food Network Chef Bobby Flay in his own ribs, will be cooking up a “feastival” of flavors. The day following the concert will be filled with a new car show called Cars, Beats and Eats with Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airman to Delilah Dewylde. Combined with the enticing menu of local food, beer and wine, guests are sure to have a memorable experience listening to one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers! Flintfields totals 6 acres and is located in a gorgeous valley of hardwoods on a massive beautiful lawn. The site includes RV hookups to horse arenas and a view that overlooks East Bay, making staying over night a breeze. “We’re really excited to welcome Lyle to our corner of the world and we’re especially excited to be hosting him at Flintfields, a horse show facility that attracts top level riders, including Olympic Silver and Gold medalists, and is a newly emerging festival site, only 11 miles from downtown Traverse City. This site currently hosts the annual world-renowned Horse Shows By the Bay Equestrian Festival. As well, Tent Venue offers a one-of-a-kind production for Lyle’s concert. Lyle is a legendary showman and with his big band it will be a memorable experience,” said Sam Porter of Tent Venue & Porterhouse Productions.

Lyle Lovett at Flintfields - The Awesome Mitten
Lyle Lovett at Flintfields

General Admission tickets are available ofr $39 and VIP tickets are also available. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are available at www.tentvenue.com and MyNorthTickets.com Will you be heading to the Lyle Lovett concert on August 8th? (We sure hope so!)

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Hello fellow Michiganders! I'm Kelly, KB, Special K, or Downtown Kelly Brown. I've lived almost my whole life in this glorious mitten shaped state but currently reside in both Traverse City and Grand Rapids, where I am finishing up my bachelors in Creative Writing (I hear it's the golden ticket of degrees.) My love for both Traverse City and Grand Rapids is vast, and I find both the city and country life very wonderful. When I'm not locked away in my room reading books, you'll find me creeping in the back of a coffee shop or brewery with a notebook in hand, writing down ideas for future novels. I like sleeping, calling my dogs my children, and watching re-runs of shows like The Tudors, Dr.Who, Sherlock and Game of Thrones. I call my home The Shire, I drink wine in the middle of the day, and I'm just fumbling through life waiting to see what this awesome state has in store for me