Rhinestone Cowboy Glen Campbell will ride into town for two concert performances at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 26 and 27, beginning at 8 p.m. each evening.
Audiences brought up on the music charts in the late 1960s and 1970s remember Campbell enjoyed an incredible rush of acclaim that made him a household world and his songs standards everywhere. His chart toppers included his first signature hit "Gentle on my Mind," as well as "By the time I Get to Phoenix," "Wichita Lineman," "Galveston," "Southern Nights," "The Dreams of the Everyday Housewife," and the hit he's probably most known for, "Rhinestone Cowboy."His landmark year came in 1967, where every song he recorded seemed to spin into gold. He snagged two Grammy Awards, one in country and one in pop - a crossover feat that made history. The Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music named him Male Vocalist of the Year, and ACM dubbed him its Entertainer of the Year. Since that pivotal year; his albums have sold in the multiples of millions in sounds that blend country, pop and rock with folk and jazz.
Campbell routinely plays to standing-room-only crowds in Branson, Mo., where he uses musical and comedic elements that made his "Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour" on television a favorite show in the 1970's As a special treat, Campbell's daughter Debby and his Goodtime Band will also perform with him.
Tickets are available in advance for $15 from 10-5 weekdays at the SCERA Center, 745 S. State, or by calling 1-801-225-2569. Tickets will also be available at the gate beginning at 6:30 each night.