"Kimmie Rhodes: The soul of a poet and the voice of an angel."
Doors Open: 20:00
Show Starts: 20:30
All the way from Austin Texas, to the picturesque village of the Naul, The Séamus Ennis Arts Centre are delighted to welcome Kimmie Rhodes as she brings rare and intimate solo performance to celebrate the release of newly-penned songs, tell stories both poignant and hilarious from her four decades of making music and sing the songs those years inspired! She says, "I can't wait to visit friends and fans... fun promised!"
The Austin Chronicle calls Kimmie Rhodes is a “prolific figure in Texas Music.” The Austin-based singer-songwriter has released 16 solo albums; written and produced three musical plays; published a novella/cookbook and a memoir. She blends these unique skills and captivates audiences on stages around the world, and in intimate group settings. A native Texan, she was raised in Lubbock, where she cultivated the spirited mix of talent and determination that still fuels her success. Kimmie was inducted into The West Texas Walk Of Fame for her "outstanding contributions in the field of art music and entertainment" on September 28, 2023.
"Kimmie has the voice of a beautiful child coming from an old soul. She touches us where the better angels of our nature dwell, and I believe we need that now more than ever. If you haven’t before, do yourself a favor and bring her into your listening life."
– Emmylou Harris
"... a highly respected and much loved artist/songwriter hailing from Buddy's birthplace, Lubbock, TX. It gives me great pleasure that she has one of our unique guitars titled “Lonesome Tears” and has joined our close knit family as an Ambassador of The Buddy Holly Educational Foundation."
– Maria Elena Holly