The Creative Edge | John Hiatt Performs in Rhode Island


Creative Edge

The Creative Edge | John Hiatt Performs in Rhode Island

What: John Hiatt Concert

When: Saturday & Sunday, June 8-9, 2024

Where: The Greenwich Odeum | East Greenwich, RI & The  Jane Pickens Theater | Newport, RI

About John Hiatt

John Hiatt, an esteemed American singer-songwriter and musician, has been a captivating figure in the music industry for over five decades. Born on August 20, 1952, in Indianapolis, Indiana, Hiatt's journey began in the vibrant music scene of Nashville, where his talent for crafting compelling songs quickly set him apart. His music, an eclectic blend of rock, country, blues, and folk, showcases his versatility and deep understanding of American roots music. Hiatt's career took off in the 1970s, and he soon gained recognition for his poignant lyrics, soulful melodies, and raw, emotive voice.

Hiatt's songwriting prowess is evident in his ability to weave narratives that resonate with listeners on a deeply personal level. His songs often explore themes of love, loss, redemption, and the complexities of human relationships, delivered with a sincerity that has endeared him to fans and critics alike. His critically acclaimed albums, such as "Bring the Family" (1987) and "Slow Turning" (1988), are testaments to his skill as a storyteller and musician. "Bring the Family," featuring the iconic track "Have a Little Faith in Me," is particularly notable for its stripped-down production and heartfelt performances, solidifying Hiatt's reputation as a masterful artist.

In addition to his successful solo career, Hiatt's songs have been covered by a wide range of artists, including Bonnie Raitt, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, and B.B. King, further cementing his influence and legacy in the music world. His work has garnered numerous awards and nominations, including a Grammy nomination and induction into the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Despite his long-standing success, Hiatt continues to evolve as an artist, consistently producing music that is both timeless and relevant.

John Hiatt's music, characterized by its authenticity and emotional depth, continues to inspire and touch the hearts of fans around the world. His enduring appeal lies in his ability to connect with audiences through songs that are not only well-crafted but also deeply human, making him a beloved figure in the landscape of American music.

Event Details

First Show

The Greenwich Odeum in East Greenwich, RI on June 8, 2024 starting at 8PM

Second Show

The Jane Pickens Theater in Newport, RI on June 9, 2024 starting at 7PM

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