The great Lyle Lovett and His Large Band in A2 on Aug. 4

Singer, composer and actor Lyle Lovett will play the Michigan Theater at 8 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4. Tickets are $49.50 and $75 for the show featuring Lovett and His Large Band.

Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums over three decades. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of Americana, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.

Whether he’s touring as a duo or with his acoustic group or The Large Band, Lovett’s live performances show not only the breadth of this Texas legend’s deep talents, but also the diversity of his influences, making him one of the most compelling and captivating musicians in popular music. Since his self-titled debut in 1986, Lyle Lovett has evolved into one of music’s most vibrant and iconic performers.

Among his many accolades, besides the four Grammy Awards, he was given the Americana Music Association’s inaugural Trailblazer Award, and was named Texas State Musician. His works, rich and eclectic, are some of the most beloved of any living artist working today.

For more information, log onto www.lylelovett.com

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