Melissa Etheridge at the Thrasher Horne!
The Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts continues its groundbreaking inaugural season under new Executive Director Denton Yockey on February 17, 2016 with a performance by legendary singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge, touring in support of her most recent album, This Is M.E.
Published February 16, 2016 in Culture - MetroJacksonville.com
Etheridge is known for her mixture of "confessional lyrics, pop-based folk-rock, and raspy, smoky vocals." She has also been an iconic gay and lesbian activist since her public coming out in January 1993. She has received fifteen Grammy Award nominations throughout her career, winning two, in 1993 and 1995, respectively. In 2007, she won an Academy Award for Best Original Song for "I Need to Wake Up" from the film An Inconvenient Truth. In September 2011, Etheridge received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The Thrasher-Horne Center is a not-for profit performing arts venue and conference center owned and operated by St. Johns River State College located on the Orange Park campus at 283 College Drive in Orange Park, Florida. Tickets are available through the Box Office at (904) 276-6815 or online at THcenter.org.
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