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The epic Mary Chapin Carpenter to make appearance at FMU's PAC, Nov. 13

Mary Chapin-CarpenterFive-time Grammy Award winner Mary Chapin Carpenter will be in concert at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center on Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets for the concert go on sale Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m. and are available at the PAC box office, by phone (843-661-4444), or online ( Tickets start at $59. Stageside and other top tier tickets are $99.

Carpenter’s appearance is part of a blockbuster fall lineup at the PAC, which includes an Aug. 30 performance by Lyle Lovett and his Large Band, and a rare smaller venue performance by Contemporary Christian legend Amy Grant on Sept. 26.

Carpenter’s appearance in Florence is part of a unique series of intimate, acoustic performances that she’s giving this fall, and marks her return to singing both timeless hits and deep cuts from her expansive and beloved 13-album catalog. Carpenter will be joined on stage by longtime friends Jon Carroll (piano) and John Doyle (guitars, bouzouki).  The concert will also feature singer/songwriter Tift Merritt in the opening spot.

During the course of her career, Carpenter has sold more than13 million records. Hits like “Passionate Kisses” and “He Thinks He’ll Keep Her,” have helped her win five Grammy Awards (with 15 nominations), two CMA awards and two Academy of Country Music awards for her vocals. In 2012, she was inducted into Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Carpenter’s songs speak to the most personal of life’s details and the most universal. That’s always been a big part of her appeal. Florence fans will get an intimate taste of that on Nov. 13. 

Tickets for all of the fall concerts are on sale Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m. at the PAC Box Office at 201 S. Dargan Street in downtown Florence. The box office will be open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 6 for the opening of sales for the Carpenter concert.

Ticket’s for Grant’s Sept. 26 concert went on sale last week. Just a few tickets remain for Lovett’s Aug. 30 appearance.

If you’re going:

Who: Mary Chapin Carpenter

When: Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.

Where: FMU Performing Arts Center

Tickets: $59-$99

Buy Tickets: Online at , by phone at (843-661-4444), or in person, at the PAC Box Office at 201 S. Dargan St. in downtown Florence. The box office is open at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, the opening day of sales for Carpenter’s concert. Normal PAC box office hours are Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m.

Last Published: November 18, 2014 10:26 AM
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