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December 11, 2021

Kalamazoo State Theatre  

What To Know Before Attending The Show

  • Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test is required for entry. Click here for more information.
  • All bags and purses must be under 8″ x 5″ x 2″ – Click for more details

Doors: 7:00pm | Show: 8:00pm

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Nashville is coming to Kalamazoo! Kalamazoo native and country singer/songwriter Kyle Jennings hosts ‘Kyle Jennings & Friends – Nashville Storytellers’, a lineup of award-winning Nashville songwriters at the Kalamazoo State Theatre December 11, for a live acoustic songwriters’ showcase presented by Kalamazoo Mortgage.

The event features hit songwriters who have penned smash #1 hits for artists like Luke Combs, Eric Church, Blake Shelton, Garth Brooks, Willie Nelson, Joe Nichols, Easton Corbin, Montgomery Gentry, and many more! The evening focuses on the songwriters’ side of the country music; where writers take turns sharing the stories behind the songs and then perform their original versions of their hits in an engaging intimate setting.

“It’s really a unique and special experience. It’s a little bit of comedy, and little bit of music, some wild stories, and 100% entertainment! Shows like these are going on in dozens of locations every night in Nashville” Jennings says. “It’s one of the most defining experiences of Music City. Many of the hits I loved from country radio, I fell in love with the authenticity of the original performances by the writers and hearing the stories behind the songs. It’s what made me fall in love with songwriting and the songwriting process and I wanted to bring that experience to Kalamazoo.”

Performing with Jennings on December 11th are Wynn Varble (“Waitin’ On A Woman” – Brad Paisley, “A Little More Country Than That” – Easton Corbin), Tony Arata (“The Dance” – Garth Brooks, “Here I Am” – Patty Loveless) & Gary Hannan (“Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off” – Joe Nichols, “Back When I Knew It All” – Montgomery Gentry).

General Ticket Information:

There’s an 8-ticket limit.

  • $35 Gold Circle
  • $25 Reserved Seating

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Skip the line Ticket Information:

Why wait in the elements when you can skip the line?! This is a separate ticket that will grant you expedited entry into the venue. Skip The Line entry is located near the main entrance of the building. Look for VIP / Skip The Line signage or ask a staff member. Present your Skip The Line pass along with your event ticket for expedited entry and to avoid the public lines. THIS IS NOT AN EVENT TICKET.

Security Information:
All patrons are subject to search, pat down, and wanding.  The following items are not allowed in the venue: guns, knives, lasers, tasers, mace, glass items, cameras, selfie sticks, outside food or beverage, no bags over the dimensions of 8 inches wide by 5 inches tall with a width of 2 inches,  and other items that may challenge public safety.  You can view our full list by visiting our frequently asked questions here


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