Good Company to perform eclectic American set

Published 2:11 pm Saturday, March 21, 2015

Good Company will be the next show in the Franklin-Southampton Concert Association series. The collective of singers and songwriters will play on Friday, March 27, beginning at 7:30 p.m. As always, the auditorium of the Southampton High School will be the venue.

Jason Eskridge, founder Mike Willis and Reggie Sullivan lead the eight-piece band, which has performed with other musical acts such as Vince Gill, Johnny Lang, Kenny Loggins, Sugarland, Bela Fleck and Lyle Lovett.

Formerly known as The Cumberland Collective, the present incarnation will explore this country’s music in its new show titled “Under the Influence of Great American Music.”

Listeners will hear well-known songs from such composers as the Allman Brothers Band, Billy Joel, Bill Withers, Bob Dylan, Bobby Darin, Eagles, Garth Brooks, Paul Simon, Otis Redding and more.

Songs for the upcoming performance could include “Amazing Grace,” “Will the Circle Be Unbroken,” “One More Last Chance,” “Ring of Fire,” “The Dock of the Bay,” “Georgia On My Mind,” “Mack the Knife,” “Like A Rolling Stone,” “Sweet Melissa,” “New York State of Mind,” and “Call Me Al.”

Audience members will be invited to choose songs from a menu to serve as an appetizer, main course and dessert.

For ticket information and details, call Nancy Rowe at 562-2498 or Bill Vick at 653-2892.