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Listen and Learn with Joe West


Dates: May 18, 2023

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: Free

Joe West

May 18, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Singer Songwriter Joe West is the son of Sarge and Shirley West, the first and only African American Country and Western Duo.(www.asongcanchangealife.com) He was raised on a healthy diet of traditional country music, rock, folk, blues, and jazz. His performances take you on an amazing musical journey.

Described as a cross between Kenny Rogers, James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, and Merle Haggard, Joe’s music is a recipe for sheer enjoyment.

Currently residing in Nashville, TN, Joe is the house band for The Nashville International Airport, providing a warm welcome to thousands who visit and call Nashville home.

He has had multiple performances at the world-famous Bluebird Cafe, private events at the home of the legendary Naomi Judd, opened for The Wooten Brothers, Sara Evans, been a finalist on the Charlie Daniels Round-Up and performed at other exclusive venues including The George Jones Roof Top, Ole Red, The City Winery and the world-famous Tootsie’s, The Kennedy Center, Main stage, 4th of July celebration on Broadway, downtown Nashville TN.

Joe is a survivor of a dissected aorta and has an incredible story to tell through his life and music. His life is a miracle and he will tell you himself that he knows he is “the richest man in the world”.

The Listen and Learn Music series is a collaboration with Southern Trace Songwriters. Artists share their songs and stories with the audience for a fun learning experience about the music industry.

Registration is requested for each person planning to attend so Joe knows how many will be present and we can have enough chairs. Do not add additional people in the note field. All library programs are free and open to the public. We appreciate you letting us know what size of audience to expect.

The Williamson County Public Library is located in downtown Franklin at 1314 Columbia Avenue. All library programs are free and open to the public. Learn more about this event or other library programs and services by calling 615-595-1243, extension 1, or by visiting the library’s website at http://wcpltn.org. The library e-newsletter provides library news about programs like this and more. Sign up to receive it via email.

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May 18, 2023
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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1314 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, 37064 United States
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