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Experience a country music legend with Hank Williams Live 1952

by on November 1, 2016


On Friday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m., accomplished actor and singer Joe Matheson will perform Hank Williams Live 1952 at the Fredericton Playhouse.

Regarded as one of the most significant and influential singer-songwriters of the 20th century, Hank Williams is known for hits like “Your Cheatin’ Heart,” “Hey, Good Lookin’” and “I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry.” While he passed away at the age of 29 in 1953, his legacy lives on, as he continues to have an impact on country artists to this day.

Joe Matheson has been called “the quintessential voice of Hank Williams.” During this fully scripted musical theatre performance, you’ll be treated to all of Williams’ hits, as well as some of the great stories from his short but eventful life. Hank Williams Live 1952 will take you back in time to experience a music legend – backed by a fabulous band – in an intimate and wildly entertaining performance.

In addition to this performance, the Playhouse is pleased to offer an Experience More! Hank Williams Open Mic on Wednesday, November 9 at 8 p.m. Join us at Dolan’s Pub, 375 King St. for this free activity for participants ages 19-plus. Take the mic and perform, or just sing along with the songs of Hank Williams. This event will be emceed by local favourite Mike Bravener. No registration is required.

Tickets for Hank Williams Live 1952 are available through the Fredericton Playhouse box office by calling 458-8344 or online at

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