An Evening with Marshall Chapman

November 17, 2010
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Cultural Events
Hanes Auditorium, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College

Marshall Chapman, a graduate of Salem Academy, has released 10 critically acclaimed albums and her songs have been recorded by a variety of artists including Emmylou Harris, John Hiatt, Jimmy Buffett, Mindy McCready and Crystal Gayle.  She has toured extensively on her own and opened shows for everybody from John Prine and Jimmy Buffett to Jerry Lee Lewis and The Ramones.  Her first book, Goodbye, Little Rock and Roller, was one of three finalists for the Southern Book Critics Circle Award.  She developed her own one-woman show called “The Triumph of Rock and Roll over Good Breeding” and contributed songs to Good Ol’ Girls, a country musical based on the stories of Lee Smith and Jill McCorkle. Chapman’s new book They Came to Nashville is scheduled to be released in October, 2010, and features interviews with numerous stars including Kris Kristofferson, Emmy Lou Harris, Willie Nelson and Miranda Lambert.  She also just wrapped up her first acting role in the major motion picture Country Strong, starring Gwyneth Paltrow and Tim McGraw. Free.

After the performance there will be a reception and a book/CD signing.

Sponsored by the Committee on Cultural Events


Laura Slawter