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Paul Thorn & Reckless Kelly

Presented by Cumberland Caverns at Cumberland Caverns, McMinnville TN

Sep 25 2021
Paul Thorn & Reckless Kelly

Join Paul Thorn & Reckless Kelly for live music 333 feet below ground at Cumberland Caverns Live!

Paul Thorn has created an innovative and impressive career, pleasing crowds with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern American, yet also speaking universal truths. Among those who value originality, inspiration, eccentricity and character – as well as talent that hovers somewhere on the outskirts of genius, the story of Paul Thorn is already familiar. Born in Tupelo, Mississippi, raised among the same spirits (and some of the actual people) who nurtured the 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 Duran on national television, performed on stages with Bonnie Raitt, Mark Knopfler, Sting, and John Prine among many others, and made some of the most emotionally restless yet fully accessible music of our time. He’s also appeared on major television shows, received numerous National Public Radio features and charted multiple times on the Billboard Top 100 and Americana Radio Charts.

For nearly 25 years, Reckless Kelly has graced the musical landscape with a high-powered form of Americana, equally rooted in raw passion, refined musicianship, and gritty authenticity. With the dual release of two new albums—American Jackpot and American Girls—the Idaho-bred band presents a beautifully detailed portrait of their beloved country, turning their nuanced songwriting to its many glories and tragedies. While one batch of songs centers on slice-of-life storytelling and the other explores the complexities of human connection, the collective body of work unfolds with a profound and often eye-opening attention to the subtleties of American life. Although Reckless Kelly initially intended to make just one album, the project took on a life of its own once they headed into the studio. “I wanted to produce this one by myself, just to try that out, and I made sure to book plenty of studio time to get it done right,” says Willy. “We ended up moving along really fast, so I pulled out a few more songs and figured we’d end up using them down the road. Before we knew it, we had enough material for two really good records.”

Please be advised that Cumberland Caverns is not handicap accessible. No wheelchairs, strollers or motorized carts are allowed in the cave.

Source: Cumberland Caverns Live

ADMISSION INFO

$60/General Admission, enjoy access to the Cave 50 minutes prior to showtime.

$70/Early Entry, enjoy access to the Cave 60 minutes prior to showtime.

$80/Premium Access, enjoy access to the Cave 70 minutes prior to showtime.

$15/Pre Show Cave Tour, want to explore Cumberland Caverns beyond the Volcano Room? Add the 333 Exploration Tour Package and come early for this hour long pre-show tour that will take you to seven different parts of Cumberland Caverns. You will also be treated to a birds eye view of the world famous Volcano Room state from high atop the balcony. Make the most of your time with at Cumberland Caverns and explore the beautiful cavern on a concert day! $21 value! *333 Exploration Tour Ticket does not act as a concert ticket. Cumberland Caverns will not allow access into the Volcano Room during the concert unless you have a separate ticket for that show.

Contact: (931) 668-4396

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LOCATION

Cumberland Caverns

1437 Cumberland Caverns Road, McMinnville, TN 37110

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