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This performance is postponed due to COVID-19 closures and precautions. The new date is TBD. We will update as soon as possible. The Kentucky Center asks that ticket holders please hold on to their tickets as the Kentucky Center works to reschedule this performance.

Marta Miranda-Straub, poet and author  (Cradled by Skeletons/Mecida por Esqueletos (Shadelandhouse Modern Press)), will be featured with artist and musician Lonnie Holley on Kentucky, USA, with host Ben Sollee, Kentucky-born cellist and composer, on April 8, 2020, at 8 pm in the Bomhard Theatre, The Kentucky Center.

According to Kentucky Performing Arts’ website, Kentucky, USA is a collaboration between Sollee and Kentucky Performing Arts “to launch a radio show…in front of a live audience.” The show “features talent from around Kentucky and further South” and is described as “a friendly place to swap stories, indulge in gossip, and hear music your friends would have told you about if they weren’t on their phones all the time.” Kentucky Performing Arts in collaboration with Louisville Public Media is presenting the event.

The program is open to all ages. Tickets are $20.00 // Student tickets are $10, available in person with ID and can be ordered here.

Learn more about the upcoming progam, host Sollee and featured guests Holley and Miranda-Straub here.

Listen to some favorites by Ben Sollee.

Watch this video of Lonnie Holley and see his upcoming tour dates.

Read a selection from Marta Miranda-Straub’s debut book Cradled by Skeletons/Mecida por Esqueletos.