World class cellist, Ben Sollee (pronounced So-LEE) will play one night only at The Empress, in downtown Owensboro. The concert will be presented by Theatre Workshop of Owensboro Saturday, January 17 at 7:00 PM. For Tickets, call (270) 683-5333.
A native of Lexington, Ben Sollee is a cellist, singer-songwriter, and composer known for his innovative playing style, genre-bending songwriting, electrifying performances, political activism, and wide appeal. His music incorporates banjo, guitar, and mandolin along with percussion and unusual cello techniques to create a unique sound. His songs exhibit a mix of folk, bluegrass, jazz, and R&B elements. Sollee has also composed longer instrumental pieces for dance ensembles. He pas played for audiences worldwide, and begins 2015 here in Owensboro.