An Evening with Jennifer Nettles: A Benefit for The IDEAL School of Manhattan - 5/13Wednesday, May 13 2020 6:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Start
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An Evening with Jennifer Nettles: A Benefit for The IDEAL School of Manhattan - 5/13
at City Winery New York City
Critic and fan-favorite Jennifer Nettles is a superstar entertainer on multiple platforms. She most recently portrayed the loveable and comedic Aimee-Leigh Gemstone on HBO’s hit series, The Righteous Gemstones, and delivered a powerful and provocative performance in Focus Features’ Harriet Tubman biopic.
Leading with her powerhouse vocals and vivacious energy, this past year Jennifer released a powerful EP titled I CAN DO HARD THINGS, which included the influential hit single of the same title. The song was accompanied with a PSA video that celebrated the remarkable human capacity to handle life’s challenges. She has released two critically-acclaimed Big Machine Records’ albums – PLAYING WITH FIRE and TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS, in addition to back-to-back head line tours in2016, followed by a run of holiday-themed dates.
Jennifer makes up one-half of the MULTI-PLATINUM duo Sugarland alongside KristianBush. The pair recently released their first new music in seven years with their latest album BIGGER, on Big Machine Records and UMG Nashville. The album features hit songs “Babe” (with Taylor Swift), which was just recently certified gold, and“StilltheSame.” Theduois are currently out on the road on their On a Roll 2019 tour acrossNorthAmerica.
ASCAP has honored Jennifer’s song writing prowess with five awards in addition to her earning both an ACM and CMA Award for Song of the Year for “Stay.” The emotionally-charged, PLATINUM No. 1 hit also earned Jennifer two GRAMMY® Awards for Best Country Song and Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group. Additionally, she was awarded a GRAMMY®for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals. AsthefirstfemaleartisttobethesolosongwriteronanACMAwards SongoftheYear since1972, Jennifer wasacknowledgedwithaCrystalMilestoneAward. This year she also received the Human Rights Campaign’s Ally for Equality Award and the Artist Impact Award from Lincoln Center for her stellar career in music and strong commitment to philanthropy.
Jennifer made her Broadway debut in 2015 as Roxy Hart in the TONY® Award-winning, record-breaking musical Chicago and starred a sDonna in the Hollywood Bowl’s summer production of MammaMia!. For television, she portrayed Dolly Parton’s mom Avie Lee Parton in the 2015 hit, Coat of Many Colors, and then reprised her role in the EMMY® nominated holiday-themed sequel, Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love.