Dolly Parton will bring her stage act to the Peace Center as she embarks other first major U.S. and Canadian tour in more than 25 years.
Parton will appear on Sunday, June 5.
The Peace Center called Parton's tour "one of the hottest concert tickets of the summer," and predicted Parton's fans would sell out the shows quickly.
Parton's set-list will include hit songs from her double-disc album Pure & Simple with Dolly's biggest Hits, according to the Peace Center representatives. They said Parton will also be playing songs that have not been heard live for decades.
"We're so excited to get out there and see the fans again. I'm really looking forward to singing songs the fans have not heard in a while, as well as the hits, while debuting a few new ones off Pure & Simple," said Parton.
Tickets for the Sunday, June 5, 7:30 p.m. performance by Dolly Parton are $100-$500 and may be purchased by calling 864-467-3000 or 800-888-7768, in person at the Peace Center Box Office, or online at www.peacecenter.org. VIP packages, including meet and greet opportunities are also available.
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