Robert Earl Keen to perform in Laramie

(Photo taken from Robert Earl Keen w/Jalan Crossland Facebook page) Robert Earl Keen and his band will be performing this Thursday at the Cowboy Saloon.

Robert Earl Keen and his band alongside opener Jalan Crossland will be gracing the ears of people in the Laramie area with a performance at The Cowboy Saloon. Keen is an American songwriter and entertainer.

According to the event press release, Keen was recently voted Texas Country’s No. 1 Live Act.  He has been inducted into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Keen has written songs for legendary musicians including; George Strait, the Dixie Chicks, The Highwaymen, Lyle Lovett, Joe Ely, Nanci Griffith among others.

His performance has been promised to be explosively entertaining,

“We have already done over $6,000 in ticket sales, and are excited for the of legal age crowd to join us on Thursday to dance and enjoy themselves,” owner of The Cowboy Saloon Gary Hopkins said.

The doors will open at 7 p.m. ensuring enough time for social shenanigans to commence before the performance begins.

The Cowboy Saloon has proven in the past to be the perfect space for live performers to entertain. The large open dance floor invites people in high volumes to get their bodies moving to the music.  There is also the bar space for people who would like to socialize with the live music being enjoyed in the background.

Keen is a truly entertaining performer who has had a long and steady successful career.

“I always thought I wanted to play music, and I always knew that you had to get some recognition in order to continue to play music,” Keen said on Facebook. “But I never thought of it in terms of getting to be a big star. I thought of it in terms of having a really, really good career and writing some good songs, and getting onstage and having a really good time.”

Robert Earl Keen and the Robert Earl Keen Band are currently on a tour of select U.S. states, with Laramie being added to their tour date list.  Don’t hesitate to take advantage of this opportunity to hit the town to enjoy some great music and get a little footloose at a great venue.

If you have never heard Robert Earl Keen, you can view past performances on YouTube as well as his official Facebook page.  Check him out and join the fun downtown Thursday, Oct. 12.

 

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