Lyle Lovett confirms 2022 tour with Myrtle Beach stop at The Carolina Opry Theater
November 19, 2021—Four-time Grammy-winning singer, composer, and actor Lyle Lovett has confirmed a 2022 tour with his Acoustic Group, stopping at The Carolina Opry Theater Myrtle Beach on March 6. Emerging from the pandemic, the dates mark his first in-person shows since March 2020. Kicking off in Alexandria, VA, the tour will continue in intimate venues throughout the south, culminating in his home state of Texas.
The show will feature stripped-down arrangements of Lovett standards as well as a preview of songs from his upcoming Verve Records release scheduled for May. The intimacy of the venues will match Lovett’s informal, conversational onstage style, and provide the audience with an up-close, “living-room” listening experience.
Lovett’s Acoustic Group features longtime bassist Viktor Krauss, who has played with Lovett since 1994, and violinist Luke Bulla, who’s played and sung in Lovett’s different configurations since 2009. Veteran country and bluegrass multi-instrumentalist Jeff White, who reunited with Lovett for his last Acoustic Group tour in 2020, will play acoustic guitar, mandolin and sing on the tour. Tennessee dobro whiz Josh Swift, who also played on the 2020 Acoustic Group tour, will play dobro and sing.
“It doesn’t seem possible that was 30 years ago,” Lovett says. “I never dreamed in 1976 when I was 18 and first started performing that in 2022 I’d still be able to do something for a living I love this much. It’s thanks to the people who keep showing up, who keep buying my records and who’ve supported my livestreams during the pandemic. I’m grateful to them, and I want to do my best for them every time.”
Lyle Lovett will be live at The Carolina Opry Theater on March 6, 2022 at 7:00pm. To buy tickets call 800-843-6779, or visit www.TheCarolinaOpry.com.
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Gilmore Entertainment and The Carolina Opry have long been the leader of musical variety show entertainment in the Southeast, with the classic Carolina Opry show, retro Time Warp and The Carolina Opry Christmas Special. Gilmore and his shows have been featured by USA Today, NBC Nightly News, Southern Living Magazine, Variety, and a host of other newspapers and television shows. It is the only Myrtle Beach show to receive the coveted South Carolina Governor’s Cup, as well as being voted South Carolina’s Most Outstanding Attraction. In recent years, Gilmore has performed regularly on the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, and he is designated as South Carolina’s Official Country Music Ambassador.