Wednesday, April 18, 2018 4:00 PM - Community Services Advisory Committee Meeting
This is a regular meeting held on the 2nd Floor, in the Main Boardroom.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 7:30 PM - Granger Smith
At the EA Rawlinson Centre.
My name is Granger Smith. Sometimes long, fancy industry bios are helpful, but other times you just need to hear from the guy actually living it, so here’s my story. I was born and raised Texan, and I’m proud of that. I grew up along with 2 brothers, a couple of yellow labrador retrievers and parents that stayed together because they loved each other. My life changed when I was 14 years old and decided I would teach myself to play guitar. This was motivated by two things: I thought the guitar would make girls pay attention to me, and the fact that George Strait played one. By the time I turned 15, I was performing weekends on small town stages in North Texas, and doing my best as a fan club member to attend every George Strait concert within driving distance. Playing high school football was an important rite of passage for me, along with hunting and fishing, but the dream of a music career consumed me. At age 19, I was satisfied with enough songs I had written to make an album. As a freshman at Texas A&M, I was able to scrape together some studio money by pre-selling the album to friends around campus. For being just a kid, that album did pretty good. It landed me a songwriting deal with EMI Music Publishing in Nashville, and the following year, I took the leap to Tennessee.
Opening Act is Brody Siebert from Spiritwood, Saskatchewan!
Friday, April 20, 2018 10:00 AM - CFUW Book Sale
At the South Hill Mall
Huge Book Sale - all genres
Funds Support Local High School Scholarships