Kentucky-native singer and songwriter Chris Knight was as soon as named an honorary Texan by former Texas governor Rick Perry. The rock, folks, nation and Americana singer will probably be in Texoma this week to carry out music from his seven albums.
His present at Hot Summer Nights in Sherman will probably be held at 7 p.m. on the Municipal Building grounds. Chris Knight and his band would be the second performers on the free live performance sequence.
Most recognized for his albums, “Little Victories” and “Heart of Stone,” Knight’s final 4 albums have elevated in reputation on the U.S. nation music charts.
In an interview with lonestarmusic.com, Knight mentioned Texas is the state that has been most receptive to his music.
“A lot of people think I am from Texas, at least people outside of Texas that keep up with music,” Knight mentioned. “A lot of people that know I’m from Kentucky are in denial. I think they know but they’re just saying he’s got to be from Texas.”
Knight has written songs with Ty Herndon, Canadian Ragwee, Stacy Dean Campbell, Fred Eaglesmith, Jason McCoy and Blake Shelton.
Thursday’s present in Sherman may also function Michael O’Neal, a local of Northeast Texas.
O’Neal has launched 5 albums with one on the way in which. O’Neal’s influences embody Hank Jr., Guy Clark, John Prine, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings.
“With razor sharp wit, an incomparable atttention to detail and a heart the size of the Red River, Michael is rising like his hero Guy Clark,” Shad Blair is quoted as saying on O’Neal’s web site. “Earning the respect from his neighboring artists and fellow peers from Canada, Ireland, and across the U.S., Michael O’Neal is the real deal and he is passionate about making great art. You can hear it in his songs, see it in the way he raises his kids and how he doesn’t flinch at truth.”