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The Big Deal: Paul Thorn And Blind Boys Of Alabama Meet & Greet

by Zoee Acosta 27 Jun 2018 8:30 AM

Acclaimed Southern raconteur Paul Thorn and his five-piece band team up with the five-time Grammy-winning group, Blind Boys of Alabama, for a one-of-a-kind musical collaboration. Billed as the “Mission Temple Fireworks Revival,” the tour is a celebration of the first music Paul ever experienced, journeying through classic gospel, soul, and spirituals.

KERA viewers will get a chance to see Thorn perform in his upcoming television special “Paul Thorn: The Making of.” The film gives the viewer a special look at the creation of Paul’s first gospel album along with stories of his past – such as boxing inmates at a prison – that eventually lead to his unique musical career.

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Paul Thorn and Blind Boys of Alabama will perform at Levitt Pavilion in Arlington Sunday, July 1.  The concert is free, however, win this Big Deal and win a pair passes to the Meet and Greet event prior to the show. You’ll also walk away with a goodie bag of swag. Since this concert is this Sunday, we will pick our winners early so be sure to check your inbox on Friday.

Don’t forget to take the time to sign up for our other sweet deals this week. Enter to win tickets to see Italian composer and pianist Ludovico Einaudi at Music Hall at Fair Park or tickets to the play of your choice at the Trinity Shakespeare Festival on the campus of Texas Christian University.

Please note: Only Art&Seek newsletter subscribers are eligible for the Big Deal. If you’re not yet receiving our weekly emails then you’re missing out! You’ll want to take care of that first here before you sign up below. We pick our winners on Friday so be sure to check your inbox!

UPDATE: We have our winners. Thanks for playing.