Singer-songwriter Hal Ketchum and Ada’s own Clint Austen will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 10, in East Central University’s Ataloa Theatre inside the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center.
Ketchum, who performed such country music hits as “Small Town Saturday Night” in 1991 and “Hearts are Gonna Roll” in 1992 will cap off the night after Austen takes the stage as the opening act.
Since 1986, Ketchum has released 11 albums and 17 singles have made the charts, with “Small Town Saturday Night” and “Hearts are Gonna Roll,” reaching No. 2 on the Country Hot 100 Chart. Ketchum wrote “Hearts are Gonna Roll” as well.
His latest album is “I’m the Troubadour.” Ketchum is the 71st member of the Grand Ole Opry.
Tickets are $20 apiece and can be purchased online at www.ecok.edu/FineArts or by calling 580-559-5751. They can also be purchased at the box office located in the David A. and Alma R. Lockmiller Lobby, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday or one hour before showtime, depending on ticket availability.
The concert is being sponsored by the Oklahoma Arts Council and the ECU Foundation, Inc. Corporate sponsors include: Communication Federal Credit Union, The Ada News, Score Broadcasting, Hampton Inn and Suites, Vision Bank, Santa Fe Cattle Co., Citizen’s Bank, ECU Bookstore, Vintage 22 and LaQuinta Inns and Suites.
Those who are season pass holders for the ECU Fine Arts Season can make it a dinner and show by presenting their passes at Rib Crib, Vintage 22 or the Santa Fe Steakhouse for a 10 percent discount on the night of the concert.