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Ken Yates & Joe George

Friday, Apr. 24 | 8:00pm ET (7:00pm CT)

AmericanaSinger-Songwriter

Catch two remarkable singer songwriters on one mind-blowing night.

Born and raised in London, Ontario Ken Yates has steadily grown a reputation as one of Canada's brightest singer/songwriters. His most recent album "Huntsville" won two Canadian Folk Music Award winner for Songwriter of the Year and New Artist of the Year.  He's received praise from the likes of John Mayer, was nominated as Sirius XM's The Coffee House Discovery of the Year, and recently supported the artist Passenger in Europe and North America.

Joe George has global notoriety for being the personality of YouTube channel REVERB, where his work has been featured in THE NEW YORK TIMES, PEOPLE MAGAZINE, and CONSEQUENCE OF SOUND.  Joe’s film compositions have recently awarded him an EMMY nomination for his work on the humanitarian focused documentary series, ‘Seeing Brave.’  Joe's debut solo record, ‘Beautiful Dreams,’ is filled with lush colors and patient space. It is a collection of thoughtful, empathetic songs that deal with reflection, conflict, and simple wonder.  The record has been signed to German label, Eternal Sound Records, and was released in December of 2018, with a tour to follow.

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Box Office opens at 4pm 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.


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