In Studio with Rissi Palmer & UNC-TV

UNC-TV, 10 UNC TV Drive , Durham, NC

You and your guests are invited to an exclusive, intimate In Studio concert by Rissi Palmer!

As a local complement to the next Ken Burns’ blockbuster documentary, Country Music, UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina presents In Studio, a series of in-studio concerts featuring some of our state’s best artists from the musical melting pot that is country music.

These hourlong concerts will air statewide on UNC-TV and the North Carolina Channel, as well as available online. Ken Burns’ Country Music, an in-depth, eight-part, 16.5-hour film, premieres Sunday, September 15, at 8 PM, and rolls out across two weeks.

Space is extremely limited, and reservations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Reserve your spot now by registering via Eventbrite. For questions, please contact the In Studio producer, Will Mikes, at 919-549-7018 or wmikes@unctv.org.

Who: You & Your Guests!

What: In Studio with Rissi Palmer

When: Wednesday, July 24

Doors open: 6:30 PM Doors close: 6:50 PM Show starts: 7 PM Show ends: 8-8:30 PM

Where: UNC-TV Studios, 10 UNC-TV Drive, Research Triangle Park, in Durham County (Conveniently located just minutes from I-40 and the Durham Freeway/Hwy 147, with plenty of free, accessible parking.)

Notes: Because we are filming this concert for broadcast, we need all guests seated by 6:45 PM; doors will close at 6:50 PM. No photography or recording during the performance taping.

SIX STRING PRESENTS JON SHAIN, FJ VENTRE AND SPECIAL GUEST RISSI PALMER

The Cary Theater, 122 E Chatham St, Cary, North Carolina 27511

Jon Shain jonshain.com

2019 International Blues Challenge Winner

Jon took first place in the solo/duo category of the 2019 International Blues Challengein Memphis, besting over 260 competitors for the win. Watch video of Jon’s winning performance and read the News & Observer’s feature.

Last August at Durham’s Blue Note Grill, Jon won the 2018 Triangle Blues Society‘s Blues Challenge in the solo/duo category, sending him on to the International Challenge. The band Chicken Shack won in their category.

Jon Shain is a veteran singer-songwriter who’s been turning heads for years with his words, his fiery acoustic guitar work, and his evolved musical style – combining improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime. Shain’s latest solo disc, Gettin’ Handy with the Blues – a Tribute to the Legacy of WC Handy, was released in January, 2018. Shain’s newest release is Tomorrow Will Be Yesterday Soon, with long-time collaborator FJ Ventre.

FJ Ventre reverbnation.com/fjventre

Based in Chapel Hill, NC, FJ Ventre plays upright and electric bass and sings with several acts from The Triangle area, including Jon Shain, Wyatt Easterling, Wes Collins, the Bennys, Nantahala and others.

He has also played with the Chris Stamey Group, the Swang Brothers, Rebecca and The Hi-Tones, Mel Melton and the Wicked Mojos, The Stars Explode, and Tom Maxwell. FJ is the owner-operator of Good Luck Studio and has recorded and mixed projects for Jon Shain, The Swang Brothers, Jeff Hart, Hailey Clark, The Infidels, Tad Walters, and Tom Maxwell, to name a few.

Aug22

The ArtCenter presents Rissi Palmer and special guest XOXOK

The ArtsCenter, 300-G E Main St, Carrboro, NC

I'm VERY excited about this show because I will be playing my new album, Revival, in it's entirety. I will have several special guests who played on the album join me onstage as well. This is going to be a fun night and I hope you'll join us. Also, one of my dear friends and rising star XOXOK will be playing an opening set!!!