Country music icon John Anderson to perform ‘An Acoustic Evening’ at NPAC 

Published 1:08 pm Wednesday, May 1, 2024

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Get ready for a night of soulful melodies and timeless classics as country music legend John Anderson takes the stage for an acoustic evening of hits at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center on Friday, May 10, at 7:30 p.m.

Hailing from Apopka, Fla., John Anderson’s journey to stardom is a testament to perseverance and passion. From his humble beginnings, humming along to his father’s boat motor, to working construction in Nashville, Anderson’s love for music never wavered. His breakthrough came when he landed a contract with Warner Bros. Records, catapulting him into the spotlight with unforgettable hits like “I’m Just an Old Chunk of Coal (But I’m Gonna Be a Diamond Someday),” “Swingin’,” and “Straight Tequila Night.”

Anderson’s journey through his career has been marked by notable peaks and occasional downturns, yet his unwavering talent and commitment have remained steadfast. Recognized with the Academy of Country Music Career Achievement award in 1993, it stands as evidence of his lasting imprint on the genre. Boasting over 60 chart-topping country singles spanning four consecutive decades, Anderson’s influence on country music remains unmatched. His recent induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame in March further solidifies his status as one of the most esteemed figures in the industry.

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Now, fans will have the opportunity to experience John Anderson’s music in its purest form during “An Acoustic Evening” at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center. Stripping away the layers, Anderson will deliver intimate performances of his greatest hits, allowing audiences to connect with the raw emotion and authenticity of his music like never before.

Tickets for “An Acoustic Evening” with John Anderson start at $45 and can be purchased at the Niswonger Performing Arts Center Box Office by calling 423-638-1679 or by visiting