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Sound Checks – Jackie Venson
October 21 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday, October 21
Jackie Venson is a multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter known far and wide for her complexly beautiful music and blazing guitar skills. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Jackie has traveled the world playing to massive crowds both as a headliner and as support for major acts such as Gary Clark Jr, Melissa Etheridge, Aloe Blacc, Citizen Cope to name a few. With the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic, the cancellation of her entire tour schedule, and the wave of social change sweeping across the country in 2020, Jackie committed herself to releasing more music than ever before, connecting with her fans directly and speaking up about the change she wanted to see in her city and country. Since then, Jackie has released 2 studio albums, 2 live albums under her name and several electronic albums under her side project titled Jackie the robot. During the pandemic, Jackie Venson also made her National TV Performance Debut on Austin City Limits 46th season, a huge honor for the native Austinite. Venson’s most recent release, “Love Transcends”, Venson firmly established herself as a sonic force to be reckoned with out of Austin, Texas.
Tickets for all shows are on sale now! Individual show tickets are only $20 each and there is a special package available to purchase all six shows for only $90. In addition to the live music, we look forward to featuring local DJs, local food trucks and a cash bar on site. Doors open for each show at 6:30PM with the first act taking the stage at 7:30 PM. We look forward to enjoying live music in the Susan Runyan Maier Sculpture Garden for most of the season (weather permitting).
This is a special edition of Sound Checks, as the theme will be revealed for Carnaval 2023!
Purchase tickets online at theclaycenter.org, in person at the Clay Center Box Office, or by phone at 304-561-3570.
Sound Checks is presented thanks to support from SOHO’s, Roger L. Nicholson, Chris Blanchard, and Encova Insurance.