ASTORIA — The Liberty Theater and Eagle Country 103.9 FM presents Steve Azar and Deana Carter in concert, sharing their stories and songs, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19.
Steve Azar is a modern day renaissance man, hit songwriter, recording artist, music producer, golfer, speaker and philanthropist. Azar calls his own breed of music “Delta soul,” a mix of country, rock and blues.
The title track of Azar’s 2001 album “Waitin’ on Joe” went to No. 1 on Country Music Television. From the same album, the hit single “I Don’t Have to Be Me, Til Monday” is one of the top five most-played songs of the past decade on country radio. Azar’s hit “Sunshine” was reported by People Magazine to be Taylor Swift’s favorite song of 2010 and was featured in US Weekly Magazine in June 2012 as one of the most popular celebrity wedding songs.
Sharing the stage is multiple Grammy Award nominee Deana Carter. A country music artist, Carter broke through in 1996 with the release of her debut album “Did I Shave My Legs for This?” It was certified multi-platinum in the U.S. for sales of over 5 million.
Her debut country single “Strawberry Wine” reached No. 1 on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Singles & Tracks. It was followed by 1998’s “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright,” 2003’s “I’m Just a Girl,” 2005’s “The Story of My Life,” and 2007’s “The Chain.”
Tickets are $35 and are available at the Liberty Theater box office by calling 503-325-5922 ext. 55 or at ticketwest.com Ask about the special meet and greet package. Discounts are available for groups of eight or more.