What You'll Get
Marcia Ball is famed for mixing Texas roadhouse boogie and Louisiana swamp blues with her soulful vocals and ferocious piano-playing to create an irresistible gumbo of great Gulf Coast music. A road warrior who’s known for putting on a great show, Ball’s released 15 solo discs, and five have been nominated for Grammy Awards. Her latest, The Tattooed Lady and The Alligator Man, came out in late 2014, and led the Boston Herald to rave that it’s “a joyful musical tour of the territory between New Orleans and Austin. Ball’s voice can break your heart with a ballad or break your back with a rocker.’’ Don’t miss her latest concert at The Canyon. The openers are Ray Jaurique & The Uptown Brothers.
Event Description: Singer/pianist Marcia Ball knows how to raise roofs and tear down walls with her infectious, intelligent and deeply emotional brand of southern boogie, rollicking, roadhouse blues and heartfelt ballads. Over the course of her three-decade career, Ball has earned a huge and intensely loyal following all over the world. Her exquisite piano playing and passionate, playful vocals fuse New Orleans and Gulf Coast R&B with Austin’s deep songwriting tradition.
Marcia is a four-time Grammy nominee, including her last three albums: Peace, Love & BBQ (2008), Live! Down The Road (2005) and So Many Rivers (2003), plus an earlier nomination for Sing It! (1998) with Irma Thomas and Tracy Nelson. She’s also a Gulf Coast Music Hall Of Fame inductee.
She’s the winner of eight Blues Music Awards - four wins in the last five years for Best Piano Player of the Year, plus recent wins for Best Contemporary Blues - Female Artist of the Year (twice), and once each for Contemporary Blues Album of Year for So Many Rivers, and Blues Album of the Year for Presumed Innocent.
The Fine Print
Offer does not include ticketing fees. Information on how you’ll receive or pick up your tickets along with any date-specific advisories or restrictions will be provided to you in checkout.