Carla Cooke ~ The Ultimate Sam Cooke Experience Tribute

Sunday, Sep. 01 | 8:00pm ET (7:00pm CT)

R & BRock/Pop

Legendary Sam Cooke, famous for hit songs such as "Twistin' The Night Away," "Chain Gang," "Summertime" and "Wonderful World, " was an American singer songwriter, civil-rights activist and entrepreneur.  Influential as both a singer and composer, he is commonly known as the "King of Soul."  Carla Cooke, Sam's youngest daughter, mirrors the image of her father in her daily life and through her performances.  Carla crafted her sound in the church similar to her dad's.  On this very special tour, she reconnects her audience with her father's roots through his music.

Carla is currently on tour with the "Ultimate Sam Cooke Experience Tribute" with her band Agape Nation, where she performs unforgettable hit songs of her father’s and shares intimate stories about his life and music. Carla has been on tour with "The Daughters of Rhythm and Blues." Don't miss this opportunity to journey with Carla!

This is a family friendly show.  Kids under 16, half price!

Box Office opens at 4:00pm ET
Starts 8:00pm, doors open 7:00pm

An Experience to Outlast Any Performance

No two Acorn performances are exactly the same.  Thoughtful curation brings a diverse mix of top talent to The Acorn, exposing audiences to both renowned and soon-to-be-discovered stars.

About The Acorn

The Acorn brings great known performers and amazing new ones to southwest Michigan.  Located in the historic featherbone factory, The Acorn’s friendly staff and volunteers, and an acoustically rich sound system combine for memorable experiences. We’re located in Three Oaks, Michigan …  just over an hour from downtown Chicago and 30 minutes from South Bend, IN.

The Acorn, a nonprofit organization, annually hosts a singer songwriter competition and a Spectacular Tournament of Playwrights. Our Open Mic nights showcase a variety of strong talent and our educational workshops include songwriting and master classes in performance.

The Acorn’s Mission

To offer a broad range of high-quality arts and education programming that nurtures cultural experience, participation and community engagement among residents and visitors of all ages and enhances the economic vitality of the region.

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