‘America, Our Way’ is free concert at PSCC

Sandra ClarkOur Town Arts

Pellissippi State Community College will host jazz singer, producer and composer Michael Shirtz for a special concert, “America, Our Way: An American Songbook Story” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, in the Clayton Performing Arts Center, 10915 Hardin Valley Road.

“America, Our Way” features highlights and tributes of the great composers and legendary performers in American entertainment – from Irving Berlin to Gershwin, from rock and roll to the singer and songwriter era. The show celebrates 100 years of musical stylings in 90 minutes.

The performance is part of The Arts at Pellissippi State, an annual arts series that includes music and theatre performances, lectures and fine arts exhibits. “America, Our Way” is co-sponsored by Pellissippi State Student Life, the Common Academic Experience and the Theatre program.

Shirtz also will conduct a workshop for students at Pellissippi State. Info: www.pstcc.edu/arts or 865-694-6400.

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