Darrell Scott to Perform at McCelvey Center

Darrell Scott to Perform at McCelvey Center

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

YORK, SC – Acclaimed songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Darrell Scott will appear at the 2012 Keepers of the Culture awards presentation, 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, at the Lowry Family Theater of McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson St. in York.

As one of Nashville’s most in-demand session musicians, Darrell Scott has collaborated with renowned artists Sam Bush, Emmylou Harris, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Tim O’Brien, Joan Baez and countless others.  Also a gifted songwriter, Scott has written hit songs for Nashville’s finest – Garth Brooks, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Travis Tritt, Kathy Mattea and Brad Paisley, to name a few — and, in 2003, he was nominated for a Grammy Award® for Best Country Song in 2003 for “Long Time Gone” performed by the Dixie Chicks.  The Kentucky native also won the 2007 “Song of the Year” award from the Americana Music Association for his song “Hank Williams’ Ghost” from his 2006 album The Invisible Man. His latest solo album is Long Ride Home, released in 2012.

Scott’s appearance kicks off the 2012-13 McCelvey Center Southern Sound Series and is part of the Culture & Heritage Museums’ Keepers of the Culture Awards Ceremony honoring individuals who possess a deep commitment to preserving, communicating, and connecting our cultural, natural, and historical heritage in the community.  The 2012 Keepers of the Culture are Allan M. Miller, Pat Veasey and Joe Zdenek.     The Keepers of the Culture ceremony begins at 7:00 pm with Darrell Scott’s performance immediately following the awards presentation.

COST:   $14 CHM members, $17 non-members. For ticket information, call 803.329.2121, ext 126.

14th Annual Keepers of the Culture Award Ceremony

with performance by Darrell Scott

7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2012

McCelvey Center

212 E. Jefferson St., York, SC