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Keller Williams’ PettyGrass Feat. The Hillbenders

March 21

8:00 pm

$30 - $40

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Orchestra level seating is general admission and balcony level seating is reserved. If your GA ticket has a row and seat number, it is for filing purposes in our ticket system. Please call our box office at 417-863-9491 with any questions.

The Historic Gillioz Theatre was built in 1926. Balcony seating is closer together than Orchestra seating. If you or a member of your party is tall or require more leg room, we advise purchasing Orchestra level seating.

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Definition: Petty Grass is Bluegrass versions of Tom Petty hits. Sing-alongs that some people didn’t even know they knew. Tom Petty songs are like that, and Petty Grass celebrates this.

There is nothing like a room full of people singing along to the same song. In 2015, I put together a set of Tom Petty songs to be done bluegrass at a benefit for my local S.P.C.A. I had so much fun putting the project together, it brought a wave of joy over me singing these songs. With his untimely passing, these songs have been pushed to the forefront of my mind and is seems like as good a time as any to celebrate, publicly, the hits of Tom Petty. Luckily, The Hillbenders share my passion for this music and it just so happens that they are amazing pickers who have amazing attention to detail, you can see for yourself as they cover the entire rock opera of The Who’s “Tommy.” These Petty songs lend themselves quite easily to bluegrass and by the end of the night, the audience will more than likely be singing in harmony.

– Keller Williams

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