Rick Faris was born to play music. Growing up in the award winning Faris Family Bluegrass Band. Rick next joined Special Consensus. In September 2018, Rick signed on with Dark Shadow Recording as a solo artist. Rick started writing songs and selecting the right personnel that could handle anything. With watertight harmony singers and mind-blowing pickers, Rick set out to show the world what his brand of Bluegrass sounds like. In 2021, he started his own Rick Faris Band. Rick was awarded the “New Artist of the Year” award at the 2022 International Bluegrass Music Association’s Awards and was Nominated for “Album of the Year” and “Song of the Year”. He garnered two more nominations at the 2023 IBMA Awards for “Song of the Year” and Rick for the first time was Nominated for the “Songwriter of the Year” IBMA Industry Awards. Rick lives in Kentucky, to base his music career and Faris Guitar Co. shop in the “Bluegrass Music Capitol of the World” Owensboro, KY! This puts Rick in the heart of the bluegrass music that has shaped his life and career choice.
Tickets: Adults $20; Students/K-12 $10; plus tax. All concerts are in the fully restored Lynn L. Shields Auditorium. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase in the Schoolhouse Cafe beginning at 6 pm.
Your tickets will be available at our ‘will call’ desk prior to the event. If you have any problems or questions, please call us during normal business hours at 828-479-3364.