Award-winning songwriter Susan Gibson, one of the most dynamic and respected performers in Texas, will take the stage along with local, Folk Americana Singer/Songwriter, Bobby Plough at the Museum of the Albemarle on Saturday, October 20th, 2012. The ticketed show begins at 7:00 p.m. with tickets available in advance at $13 for FOMOA Members, $15 for Non-members. Tickets at the door (if available) will be $25. Seating is limited to 200 so the Museum encourages folks to purchase their tickets early to be guaranteed entrance.
Locally, the name Susan Gibson may not stand out, but Gibson is a Grammy award winning singer/songwriter from Wimberley, Texas and a respected performer and writer with one of the top-selling country songs of all time under her belt – she wrote ”Wide Open Spaces” that the Dixie Chicks cover and has four solo albums released nationally. Susan tours year-round and performs at a variety of festivals, listening rooms, and house concert venues. This past year she has toured the U.S. through the Midwest, Northwest, Southeast, and Eastern Canada as well as regionally all over Texas. She was also inducted into the West Texas Music Hall of Fame as 2009′s Entertainer of the Year. She released her 4th album, “Tightrope,” to rave reviews in February 2011.
Local folks already know Plough for his many performances throughout the region where he has shared his own personal music and talented guitar-picking during local festivals and special events. Additionally he is owner of the ever-popular restaurant Cypress Creek Grill where folks from all over the region travel for fine dining.
Performances begin at 7 p.m. and continue until 10 p.m. Ticket holders are invited to come early beginning at 6 p.m. for light hors d’oeuvres and Cash Bar beverages and to begin seating within the Gaither Auditorium. Doors close promptly at 7 p.m. Gibson and Plough will take a brief intermission around 8:30 p.m. with the Museum offering further refreshments and Cash Bar beverages while the two performers meet with attendees to sign autographs and offer the sale of their music and merchandise. Performances will resume at 9 p.m.
Funds raised by this event will benefit the Museum of the Albemarle’s 2012-13 programming. To set up an interview regarding Gibson and the show, please contact Jana Pochop by email or at (830) 624-9644.