Freedom Hall Presents... Country Singer, Jason Petty - Hank Williams Tribute: Hank and My Honky Tonk
March 23, 2013 7:30 p.m.- Tickets $24 (Subscribers $20)
Jason Petty’s nostalgic tribute to Hank Williams and his influence on country
music will be presented on Saturday, March 23 in our Nathan Manilow Theatre.
Don't miss Jason's award-winning performance as he brings Hank's music back to
life in this insightful, energetic show.
"Hank and my Honky Tonk Heroes" showcases Jason's uncanny ability to capture the
sounds of Hank Williams. The show takes audiences back in time to the very
beginnings of country music and pays homage not only to Williams, but also to
other country legends, such as Jimmie Rodgers, Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb, Webb
Pierce, George Jones, and many more. Jason takes us on an insightful journey
into the music of Hank Williams as only Jason can. In 8 years of research on
this great man, Jason has had the chance to speak with friends, band members,
family, biographers and other Opry legends who knew Hank.
Jason Petty’s "Hank and my Honky Tonk Heroes” is a MUST-SEE for all country
“I was surprised …even stunned…by Petty’s forceful, clear-eyed and moving depiction of Williams. The result is the exhilarating feeling of Williams on stage in a particular place on a particular night…a rare achievement.” -- Rolling Stone Magazine
Petty galvanizes the show. His voice wails and rails a mixture of country and blues that electrifies the house! Hank Williams is alive and well and singing sensationally!” -- Associated Press
LOST HIGHWAY: Williams is performed with an icy cool by the marvelous actor/singer/ musician Jason Petty. At times it seems as if Petty is not just offering an impersonation of Williams, but channeling his ghost." -- New York Post
“The kid’s a hit! If you weren’t a Hank Williams fan when you walked in…you were when you walked out.” -- St. Louis Dispatch
Outstanding Actor -- Obie Award (Off-Broadway's Highest Honor)
Click on the music player and listen
to some of Jason Petty's tunes.
Jason Petty I Hank Williams Tribute Band I Country Music I Peter Mayer I The Second City Comedy I Country Band
Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre has patrons in the following towns as well as other areas; Chicago and Suburbs, Naperville, Hinsdale, Homewood, Downers Grove, Mokena, Park Forest, Frankfort, Joliet, Lemont, Lockport, Bolingbrook, Homer Glen, New Lenox, Oak Brook, Orland Park, Woodridge, Burr Ridge, Flossmoor, Tinley Park, Plainfield, Manteno, and Northwest Indiana.
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Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre presents a series of music concerts, Second City comedy and theatre productions in our Nathan Manilow Theatre located in Park Forest - Chicago's southern suburbs.