Billy Dean, Kris Allen to perform at Mill Town | Arts & Culture
BREMEN, Ga. -- Mill Town Music Hall is excited to celebrate New Year’s Eve with Billy Dean and his band, The Steel Horses, on Wednesday, Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. American Idol champion Kris Allen will perform from his collection of soulful pop-rock hits on Friday, Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. Tickets for both of these concerts went on sale Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 10 a.m. Concert goers will be entertained by two great vocalists as they sing from their own music collections.
The New Year’s Eve Celebration will be highlighted with Billy Dean, who will perform during an evening full of family-friendly events to ring in the New Year. Following the concert, there will be a dessert and coffee bar, a dance party featuring 60’s, 70’s and 80’s music, viewing of Atlanta’s Peach Drop on the big screen and a sparkling cider toast at midnight. An optional dinner buffet catered by Events by Joshua D is available prior to the concert.
Billy Dean first gained national attention after appearing on the television talent competition Star Search. Active as a recording artist since 1990, he has recorded a total of eight studio albums (of which the first three have been certified gold by the RIAA) and a greatest hits package which is also certified gold. His studio albums have accounted for more than twenty hit singles on the Billboard Country charts, including 11 Top Ten hits. Hits include "Only Here for a Little While," "Somewhere in my Broken Heart," and "You Don’t Count the Cost."
Kris Allen grew up singing in church and learned to play the violin at the age of 8. At 13, he picked up his dad’s guitar and hasn’t stopped playing or singing. In 2008, Allen won the eighth season of American Idol. Two months later, he released his self-titled debut featuring the platinum selling title “Live Like We're Dying,” which reached the Top 20 on the Billboard Hot 100. This past August, he released his third album, Horizons.
Tickets for the New Year’s Eve Celebration with Bill Dean are $40 for “premium reserved” and $35 for “reserved” in advance. Tickets for Kris Allen are $30 for “premium reserved” and $25 for “reserved” in advance. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets through Ticket Alternative at 1-877-725-8849, online at the Mill Town Music Hall website (www.MillTownMusicHall.com) or at the Mill Town Music Hall box office. For additional information, please call the Mill Town Music Hall box office at 770-537-6455.
Mill Town Music Hall focuses on wholesome, family-friendly music and events and is located conveniently off I-20 in Bremen (1031 Alabama Avenue).