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Best of Philly 2008

Phoenixville Arts & Culture

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Point Entertainment presents Steve Forbert and Paul Thorn

Tickets: $19.50 - $29.50. Buy tickets online.

  • Friday
  • Fri, Mar 22
  • 8:00 pm

Over With You, Steve Forbert’s first studio album in three years, is a focused song cycle featuring an earnest account of the often-mixed emotions involved in personal relationships. The ten new compositions combine the plainspoken honesty and insightful contemplations into this topic that perhaps only a man from Mississippi, the home state of both Jimmie Rodgers and Tennessee Williams, could provide. And these songs make the case that Forbert should be considered in the first rank of American songwriters.

Paul Thorn took an unexpected detour on the road to recording a follow-up to his most successful release, 2010′s Pimps and Preachers. After writing many discs of semi-autobiographical tunes that have drawn comparisons to John Hiatt and John Prine, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter – hailed as the “Mark Twain of Americana” – decided to do an album of covers. “I wanted to take a break from myself,” he reveals, “do something different, and just have fun.” A highlight of the 2012 Philadelphia Folk Festival, Thorn was first introduced to the Philadelphia area via his 1999 hit on WXPN, “Ain’t Love Strange.”

Tickets

Gold Circle: $29.50
Orchestra: $24.50
Front Balcony: $24.50
Rear Balcony: $19.50
Tickets are non-refundable. Reserved seating. Ticket prices do not include the $2 per ticket Restoration Fee or the $1.50 per ticket Service Fee. These fees will be calculated at check out. Tickets available with cash, check or credit card at the Colonial Theatre Box Office, or online. Just click on the “Buy Tickets” link at the upper right of any page of our website to buy your tickets online. Please note that the seats in the rear balcony have limited leg room.