For Immediate Release:
Rams Head Group Presents Winter Concert Series at the Key West Theater:
Deana Carter, Edwin McCain, Indigo Girls, JOHNNYSWIM and Robert Randolph and The Family Band
October 2, 2015: Annapolis, Maryland: Rams Head Group, a Maryland based restaurant and entertainment company, announces a partnership with Key West Theater for a Winter Concert Series. The series features Grammy Nominated and Awarded artists Deana Carter, Edwin McCain, Indigo Girls, JOHNNYSWIM and Robert Randolph and the Family Band.
“The Key West Theater is excited to be partnering with the Rams Head Group in bringing national acts to our venue. We believe this will be hugely beneficial to the Key West community and our visitors in providing an experience that otherwise would be very rare. It’s a perfect fit and we are excited they are on board for our inaugural season!” said Marketing & Development Director Kelly Norman.
Additionally, Rams Head is tapping into the local Key West line-up of artists, adding local favorite Shastina Chiles to open for Deana Carter, Nick Norman to open for Edwin McCain and Caffeine Carl to open for Robert Randolph and the Family Band.
“Over the last few years, Rams Head has been focused on expanding to the Key West market – we are excited to have found a home to bring incredible live music performances to the area.” said Rams Head Group President, Erin McNaboe. “Why Key West? Despite Annapolis and Key West being 1200+ miles apart, the two have tremendous similarities – the love of all things water related, history with the Navy, general merriment, citizen’s uprisings of independence with both the Conch Republic and the Maritime Republic, Fantasy Fest and Fringe Fest; but, most importantly the appreciation of music.”
With intimate seating for 250, the Key West Theater welcomes fans into the air-conditioning for a table service evening of live music. The winter concert series is on sale now.
Winter Concert Series
Deana Carter with Shastina Chiles – November 15
Edwin McCain with Nick Norman – December 19
Indigo Girls – January 19 & 20
JOHNNYSWIM – January 28
Robert Randolph and the Family Band with Caffeine Carl – February 20
Tickets available online 24/7 at www.thekeywesttheater.com
Tickets available at the Box Office 5pm day of show
ABOUT THE ARTISTS
Deana Carter is a country music singer-songwriter who broke through in 1996 with the release of debut album, ‘Did I Shave My Legs for This?’ which was certified 5× Multi-Platinum in the US, and included the mega-hit “Strawberry Wine”. She has subsequently released 8 albums to critical acclaim.
A rootsy singer-songwriter with ties to jazz and soul, Edwin McCain hails from Charleston, South Carolina, and it was with the support of native sons Hootie & the Blowfish that McCain signed with Atlantic Records. In 1997 McCain released ‘Misguided Roses’, which scored a mainstream hit in the song “I’ll Be.”
The Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers and Amy Ray) have spent thirty-five years performing together, produced fifteen albums, earned a Grammy award and seven Grammy nominations, and have toured arenas, festivals, and clubs the world over. The duo broke into the national spotlight in the early 90s with hits such as “Closer to Fine,” and “Galileo”. With their sixteenth studio album, One Lost Day (June 2015) Indigo Girls remain active and relevant, always viewing their music as a fresh opportunity for exploration and discovery.
JOHNNYSWIM is a Los Angeles based duo composed of Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez. The two began writing and singing together in the spring of 2006 and found that their similar influences of folk, soul, and rock blended together lusciously. Nashville newspaper “The Tennessean” describes JOHNNYSWIM as “a mix of Lauryn Hill and John Mayer.”
Robert Randolph & The Family Band is a blues funk band led by pedal steel guitarist Robert Randolph. The group’s sound is inspired by successful 1970s funk bands such as Earth, Wind & Fire and Sly & the Family Stone, and Randolph names Stevie Ray Vaughan as his main influence. Rolling Stone magazine lists Robert Randolph as one of the 100 greatest guitar players of all time.
ABOUT THE KEY WEST THEATER
Located at 512 Eaton Street in Key West, Florida, the theater is a newly is a newly-renovated performing arts center that presents original plays, musicals, films, concerts and more. Originally built in 1848 as the 1st Baptist Church of Key West, the theater has intimate seating for 250, welcoming fans into an air-conditioned evening of table service and live music.
ABOUT THE RAMS HEAD GROUP
The Rams Head Group, an Annapolis-based restaurant and entertainment company, currently owns and operates four restaurant locations in the region: two Rams Head Tavern locations (Annapolis and Savage, Maryland); Rams Head Roadhouse in Crownsville, Maryland; and Rams Head Shore House in Stevensville, Maryland. Additionally, Rams Head operates three national entertainment venues: Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis, Maryland; Rams Head Live in Baltimore; and Pier Six Pavilion located waterside in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. For more information regarding Rams Head and its businesses, please visit the company’s website at www.ramsheadgroup.com