Nov 23, 2022 | Featured , Arts and Entertainment , Columbia Campus , Performance Series , Foundation , Advancement

Columbia State Welcomes Jaimee Paul and Leif Shires to the First Farmers Performance Series

Jaimee Paul
Jaimee Paul

Columbia State Community College welcomes Jaimee Paul and Leif Shires to the Cherry Theater on December 8 as part of the First Farmers Performance Series.

Jaimee Paul and Leif Shires are returning for the holidays! Jaimee and Leif are internationally-acclaimed artists who make old songs shine while making legendary music into the current obsessions of today’s music lover. Jaimee began as a first-call studio singer, then singing live as backing vocalist for the likes of Wynonna and Kelly Clarkson. Leif’s career has flourished working with artists as varied as Kelly Clarkson, Jack White, Shania Twain, Barry Gibb, Wanda Jackson and as part of the most influential horn section in music history, The Memphis Horns. Leif and Jaimee are reinventing the classics for a new generation of music enthusiasts.

“Fun, festive and full of holiday spirit is what this show is all about,” said Bethany Lay, Columbia State vice president for advancement and executive director of the Columbia State Foundation. “Buy your tickets, bring friends and family, and enjoy a great show!"

Individual tickets are on sale for $30 each plus tax for adults and $20 each plus tax for Columbia State students. To charge tickets by phone using a major credit card, call 931.540.2879 or purchase them in person in Room 113 of the Pryor Administration Building on the Columbia Campus, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

On the night of the performance, the box office opens at 6 p.m. in the Kenneth and Ramona Cherry Theater, located in the Waymon L. Hickman Building on the Columbia Campus. Theater doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show begins at 7 p.m. The Columbia Campus is located at 1665 Hampshire Pike in Columbia.

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