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Robert Earl Keen - yuletide mischief, sly fun, and rousing music

Posted by DCVB Staff on Nov 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

A magical performance is coming to Durham on December 3 at The Carolina Theatre in the form of Robert Earl Keen’s all-new, expanded “REK's Fam-O-lee Back to the Country Jamboree!”

Often referred as the Jimmy Buffet of Christmas, Robert Earl Keen channels his inner Chevy Chase while bringing Christmas Vacation to life this holiday season. You’ll find yourself laughing for the entire show including the four minutes he sings his wildly popular, yet slightly dysfunctional, “Merry Christmas From The Family.”

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In Keen’s hilarious rendition of a family holiday gathering, he sings about burned out Christmas lights, his sister’s new boyfriend, brother Ken and all his wives, along with many more of his so-called relatives that may even draw comparison to your own family.

Keen is giving fans a chance to join in on the antics live at The Carolina Theatre on December 3 and hes bringing along the entertaining revue of Doyle and Debbie. This one-night-only event is the first of its kind in the Durham area and it’s a must see!

“REKs Fam-O-lee Back to the Country Jamboree!” brings visions of sugar plums, elves, and maybe a cow or two to the stage at what is sure to become a family-favorite, non-stop-laughing, holiday tradition.

Keen is rounding out an incredible year. Prior to kicking off his holiday tour, he has been busy helping in hurricane relief efforts. He entertained fans alongside George Strait, Lyle Lovett, Miranda Lambert, and Chris Stapleton at the nationally televised Hand-in-Hand benefit that has since raised over $55 million.

On October 21 Keen performed at the Deep From The Heart Concert hosted by all former living U.S. Presidents. The show also included performances by Alabama, Cassadee Pope, and Lady Gaga.

In 2018 Keen will continue his reign as Americana Trailblazer by taking the stage with fellow musician and friend Lyle Lovett at George Strait’s “Strait to Vegas” concert series in Las Vegas.

Click the button below to purchase tickets to his show on December 3 at 8 p.m. at The Carolina Theatre in Durham. And enjoy a night of music with award winning Americana Trailblazer, Robert Earl Keen.

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 Information provided by Courtney Giardinia from TKO Publicity/Marketing 

Topics: holiday season, music

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