(Newton, NJ) -- Grammy award-winner Kathy Mattea will perform at the Newton Theatre on Sunday, March 30th, 2014.
of a wild and beautiful mountain land, a genre of distinctly American
music, and for many, the deep roots of family. For Kathy Mattea, it also
represents an essential piece of her musical education and heritage.
Me Home is Kathy's new release on Sugar Hill Records, co-produced with
multi-Grammy-winner Gary Paczosa. It's a collection of songs that
celebrates the Appalachian culture of her native West Virginia, and
expands the vocabulary of acoustic roots music that has always served as
her artistic center.
Kathy has gathered songs and stories of
bravery, pride and grief that further define and describe the life and
times of her home place. 2008's Grammy nominated COAL was her first step
to discovering this vast and rich genre of music that producer Marty
Stuart allowed was "in her blood," taking her back to the lore of family
stories and to her place and her people.
Kathy's concerts present
her new and most recent material alongside her Top 20 radio hits, from
the signature ballad Where've You Been? to the bluesy 455 Rocket to the
iconic Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses. Long known as an impeccable
songcatcher, her 17 albums are woven through with bluegrass, gospel, and
Celtic influences, and have garnered multiple CMA, ACM, and Grammy
Increasingly in demand as a public speaker, Kathy
regularly presents keynotes and educational programs at colleges and
civic venues across the country, both as a stand-alone and in
conjunction with concert appearances. Her long history of activism has
led Kathy to bring public attention to several current environmental
issues, including climate change and some mining practices in her native
Tickets for Kathy Mattea are $44.00 for Premium
seating, $39.00 for the Orchestra and $34.00 for the Balcony. Tickets
for this performance will go on sale on Friday, November 8th at 11:00
am. Purchase tickets by visiting www.thenewtontheatre.com or contact the Box Office at 973-383-3700.
historic Newton Theatre, located at 234 Spring Street in Newton, NJ,
was founded in 1924. Revitalized and fully renovated, Sussex County's
premier entertainment venue reopened in 2011 as a 605 seat capacity live
performing arts center. With it's rich history and diverse programming
The Newton Theatre is essential to the buoyancy of New Jersey's Skylands
region. More information about The Newton Theatre may be found by
calling 973-383-3700 or by visiting its website at www.TheNewtonTheatre.com .