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Carla Cooke ~ The Ultimate Sam Cooke Experience Tribute

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

R & BRock/Pop

The Legendary Sam Cooke 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 through her performances. Carla crafted her sound in the church similar to her dad’s and never sought to use her father's name to build her own reputation. Cooke 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!

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

Artistry, Up Close

The intimate, acoustically-rich Acorn environment encourages interaction between the artists and audience.

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.


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