MIKE FARRIS

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AUGUST 24 | 8PM

Private Home/Public Concert
837 Middleton Way-Serenbe

MIKE FARRIS

“Mike Farris is one of the greatest entertainers on the planet. We are fortunate to have him back in Serenbe for an encore performance.” Ron Simblist - Chatt Hills Music 

Coming off of an incredible GRAMMY win for 2015’s SHINE FOR ALL THE PEOPLE (Best Roots Gospel album), Nashville rocker Mike Farris keeps it earthy and personal on SILVER & STONE, out September 7 on Compass Records. The title refers to his wife Julie's wedding ring, and the album is a celebration of their 23 years of marriage and her steadfastness in sticking by him through his years struggling with addiction and alcoholism. Now sober for 7 years, Farris has the energy and conviction of a man saved, a stack of anecdotes and life experiences that would make most people’s heads spin, and a soulful vocal delivery reminiscent of Sam Cooke or Otis ReddingSILVER & STONE isn’t a “gospel” album by any means, but Farris still takes us to church on these 12 engaging tracks, including a cover of Bill Withers’ “Hope She’ll be Happier.” 

 "With a supersized voice filled with the electricity of Saturday night and the godly grace of Sunday mornings ."  — Rolling Stone Country

 "Modern soul at its most potent and nostalgia-free"  The Nashville Scene

"Farris can turn his powerhouse vocals and stunning range to country, blues, gospel and heart-wrenching soul, and on 'Silver & Stone,' he certainly mixes it up."  — RnR Magazine

 “Mike Farris has enough heart, soul, and power to light up a city. He mixes up the elements and turns them into something new, beautiful, and uniquely his own.”  — Buddy Miller

 "Country and gospel music is in dire need of some pure heartfelt soul right now.  He's like a secret weapon — he's loaded with soul."  — Marty Stuart (Rolling Stone Country)