Paul Thorn, a Mississippian boxer-turned-bluesman, will join local soulman Walter Jr. live in concert Friday at Vermilionville; oh, and did we mention tickets are going fast?
Here's what the show's press release says about Thorn:Born in Tupelo, Mississippi and raised among the same spirits (and some of the actual people) who nurtured a young Elvis generations before. Paul Thorn has rambled down back roads and jumped out of airplanes, worked for years in a furniture factory, battled four-time world champion boxer Roberto Durán on national television, signed with and been dropped by a major label, opened for Bonnie Raitt, Mark Knopfler, and John Prine among many other headliners, and made some of the
Tickets are $40, and as of this morning, Vermilionville's website shows only 18 remain. The show starts at 6:30 p.m.
Click here to buy tickets.
To read more about Thorn, and hear his music, go here.
Check out Walter Jr. here.