ASHEVILLE — The Wortham Center for the Performing Arts will present “Jeff Daniels: Online and Unplugged,” a concert experience with the Emmy Award-winning actor, director and singer-songwriter, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17.
The evening will feature original songs and personal stories from Daniels’ stage and movie career. The concert will be streamed live exclusively for the center. After the show will be an audience Q&A.
Tickets are available via the link on the center’s website and through Crowdcast. Ticket holders will stream the online performance on the event date using a computer or mobile device and an internet connection. One ticket will be sold per email address.
Daniels, who also has been a Golden Globe, Screen Actors Guild and Tony award-nominated actor, is known for his roles in “Terms of Endearment,” “The Purple Rose of Cairo,” “The Hours,” “The Squid and the Whale,” “Good Night and Good Luck,” and “Dumb and Dumber.”
He moved to New York City in 1976 to become an actor and soon fell in love with off-Broadway playwrights and the writing process. Since 2000, he has played such venues as The Birchmere, Club Passim, Cafe Lena, New York City's 54 Below and Birdland, and the City Winery in New York and Nashville and at performance venues nationwide.
With his son's band, the Ben Daniels Band, he has toured both coasts. He has shared the stage with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Joe Ely, Cheryl Wheeler, Guy Clark, Christine Lavin, Keb Mo' and Bruce Hornsby. In 2012, the Martin Guitar Co. began selling the OM Jeff Daniels Custom Artist Edition Guitar. Daniels also narrated Martin Guitar’s award-winning documentary “The Ballad of the Dreadnought.”
For information about Wortham Center live streaming events, visit worthamarts.org or call the box office at 828-257-4530. Box office hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays by phone only.
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