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Grant Maloy Smith in Concert! Peter Bensen Opens

August 26, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
$12 – $18.00
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Summer concerts at the ACMA keep rolling on into the good stuff.
One of our favorites….Grant Maloy Smith is returning to our ACMA stage!
NO DEPRESSION magazine, raved: “… lyrics and music as potent as Woody Guthrie … A reminder of the darker period of Bob Dylan, and it’s that good, that memorable…”.
Grant Maloy Smith is a Billboard Top 10 recording artist and MusicRow Country Breakout charting songwriter of American Roots music. His latest album, APPALACHIA: AMERICAN STORIES, is earning rave reviews from Americana Highways, MusicRow Magazine, Bluegrass Today, Roots Music Report, and more. His previous album, DUST BOWL: AMERICAN STORIES, spent 17 weeks on the Billboard charts, including eleven weeks in the Top 10. Grant made his Carnegie Hall debut in 2018 and has won numerous awards, including two Grammy® certificates. He appearred at Carnegie Hall again in April 2022, and Lincoln Center in December 2021. He has just been inducted into the Indie Music Hall of Fame in Hollywood.
Grant is a member of the CMA (Country Music Association), AMA (Americana Music Assocation), NSAI (Nashville Songwriters Association International), and is the co-founder of the Indie Collaborative, a group of more than 2,000 independent musicians and music industry professionals. His music is distributed by Sony Orchard.
Opening the show is ACMA member and singer/songwriter, Peter Bensen. An old hand at garage bands and rehearsal studios, born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island, New York. Peter now makes his home, and home music studio, in Estero, Florida. He is a multi-instrumentalist, playing acoustic and electric guitars, bass and electric and acoustic percussion.
Tickets available at the door.
Door donations:
$12 – Members
$18 – General Public
Date: August 26, 2023
Time: 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: $12 – $18.00
Address: 2756 McGregor Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33901

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