Tag: Glen Campbell

Tin Pan South Festival: Jimmy Webb, Jack Tempchin and Felix Cavaliere

By Ken Paulson –Tin Pan South is a weeklong festival in Nashville featuring fine songwriters and engaging songs, but there was no question that the event’s epicenter was at 3rd and Lindsley tonight, as pop and rock songwriting royalty performed. Felix Cavaliere of the Rascals took the stage first, and he remains in astonishingly fine voice. He began with “It’s…

Glen Campbell’s return to the Ryman

We reported here about Glen Campbell’s November 30 show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, but a return performance on Dec. 5 was postponed due to illness. Campbell made up that date this week. Here’s what Dave Paulson of the Tennessean said about the show: “Little appeared to be impeding his performance Tuesday night. Teleprompters set up at the edge of…

Glen Campbell Ryman show cancelled, Jan. 3 date set

Glen Campbell, who delivered an inspiring set at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville last Wednesday, had to cancel a return trip to the fabled hall tonight. The statement from the Ryman: “Glen Campbell has been forced to postpone his December 5 performance at the Ryman this evening due to a case of laryngitis. He will perform a make up date…

Concert review: Glen Campbell at the Ryman in Nashville

It was a sad and exhilarating evening at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville tonight. It’s wasn’t sad because Glen Campbell is suffering from Alzheimer’s or that his performance was part of his “Goodbye Tour.” He’s 75 and ailments strike us all. It was sad because this is the last tour of one of America’s great pop singers, interpreters and guitarists,…

Glen Campbell’s powerful “Ghost on the Canvas”

Tickets for Glen Campbell’s final show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Nov. 30 go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 9. It’s part of the “Goodbye Tour,” Campbell’s farewell concert series in the wake of his Alzheimer’s diagnosis. I respect Campbell and his family, and their decision to face his illness in a public and forthright…