Phil Vassar at Capitol Civic Centre Oct. 9

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B9318960118Z.1 20150922180953 000 GCAC0PNAS.1 0Country singer Phil Vassar isn’t trying to change the world with his music.

“But for me, this is my thing, this is my little world that I can control now, and I’m really excited about this journey, getting new music out to the fans and working on other avenues to entertain people,” he said. “For me, that’s what it’s all about.”

Vassar will open the 2015-16 Baileigh Industrial Marquee Series presented by WNCY, Y100 and the Capitol Civic Centre.

Tickets are on sale for the two-hour show, which is scheduled for 7:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9, at the Civic Centre.

Vassar has released eight albums and been recognized as the ASCAP songwriter of the year twice and as Billboard country songwriter of the year.

As a singer/songwriter, Vassar has had seven Top 5 hits with songs such as “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with “In A Real Love” and the perennial favorite “Just Another Day in Paradise.”

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Phil Vassar to play Vanderbilt children's hospital benefit

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On Saturday afternoon, Loser’s Most Wanted Bar and Grille (1000 Meridian Blvd., Franklin) will host its first So Long Summer Fest, a benefit concert for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Country singer Phil Vassar ("Just Another Day in Paradise," "In a Real Love") is headlining the event; other artists scheduled to perform include Josh Gracin, Lyndsey Highlander, Meg Cooper and Grant Meredith.
 

In addition to music, Summer Fest, which runs 3-11 p.m. in the Loser’s parking lot, will feature food trucks and a kids activity area. Ambulance and LifeFlight helicopter tours also will be available, weather and availability permitting. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20 or for $25 at the gate. More information can be found atLosersSoLongSummerFest.com.

Join Phil Vassar on September 12th in Nashville for the "So Long Summer Fest"

 Join Phil Vassar & friends on Saturday, September 12th in Franklin, TN at Losers. This very special event will benefit the Monroe Carrell Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.  Tickets will be available at the event and Military personnel and their families will be admitted free.  Come out and celebrate the end of summer and support a great cause!

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Country star Phil Vassar brings new music to Harvester

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Phil Vassar has had some big-time country music hits. With his first new album in five years on the horizon, he thinks he might have some more in him.

Vassar, whose list of No. 1 hits includes “American Child,” “Bye Bye” and “Carlene,” will bring those songs and some of the new numbers to Harvester Performance Center on Saturday.

“It’s really different music,” Vassar said of the repertoire on an album tentatively scheduled for an early 2016 release. “I really feel like I’ve evolved as a writer. It’s not like it’s unrecognizable, but I really do feel like it’s some different stuff, and different than kind of what’s going on out there now, which is really kind of what I aim for.”

Part of the Lynchburg native’s break had to do with family. The singer/songwriter of “Don’t Miss Your Life” called The Roanoke Times earlier than scheduled on Aug. 19, as he planned to pick up his daughters from school. Earlier, he had posted a throwback photo to Twitter. He was holding aloft his oldest during the 2001 video shoot for “American Child.”

Baileigh Industrial Marquee Series: PHIL VASSAR

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The Baileigh Industrial Marquee Series kicks-off in big fashion with Country music superstar Phil Vassar on Friday, Oct. 9. Vassar’s career has seen the release of eight albums, two ASCAP Songwriter of the Year trophies, Billboard Country Songwriter of the Year, countless hits as a singer and songwriter, and a mantle full of awards! As a singer/songwriter, Phil has hit the Top 5 seven times with songs like “Carlene,” “Last Day of My Life” and “American Child” and topped the charts with “In A Real Love” and the perennial favorite “Just Another Day in Paradise.” Known as one of Nashville’s top tunesmiths, his songs other artists have taken to #1 include “My Next Thirty Years” by Tim McGraw, “She’s Right On The Money” by Alan Jackson, and Jo Dee Messina’s “Bye, Bye” and “I’m Alright.” New artist David Nail had a hit with Phil’s “The Sound of a Million Dreams,” which Billboard named the #1 song in their Top 10 Country Songs of 2012.

“Phil Vassar, live at the Capitol, is a perfect example of our focus to inspire, engage, and entertain our patrons, young and old, new and long-standing,” stated Lori Kirby, Marketing Director. “It’s our mission to enrich the cultural and civic life for current and future generations and we take this to heart when planning and programming entertainment. Phil Vassar is a perfect example of the type of entertainer we are proud to feature at the Capitol and I know this will be a memorable show for our patron community.”

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