Restless Heart Performing with the Kansas City Symphony This Weekend
If you are looking for a "different" kind of show this weekend, make plans to go to the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts Saturday night (April 11), to see Restless Heart with the Kansas City Symphony.
Restless Heart has been around since my very first days in radio, and I remember playing their first single in 1984 and being amazed at their harmonies. Those harmonies and very tight musicianship has resulted in seven studio albums, two greatest hits albums, and a live album. Their second through fifth albums are all certified gold. Twenty-six of their singles have entered the Billboard country charts, including six number one hits. Two more singles were released only to the Adult Contemporary format, with the higher-peaking of those two being the No. 1 "Tell Me What You Dream," a collaboration with saxophonist Warren Hill in 1993. Their greatest crossover hit with country and pop music fans is the single "When She Cries" which was released in late 1992, as well as "I'll Still Be Loving You," which was a number one single on both the Country and Adult Contemporary charts.
The guys are celebrating 30 years with their current tour, and I was honored to have their lead guitarist, Greg Jennings, on my show this morning. Teaming their sound with a full orchestra should be very interesting, and as Jennings said this morning, there will be some never-before-heard variations on some of the music we are used to.
The Kauffman Center is at 1601 Broadway in Kansas City, and tickets may still be available by phoning (816) 994-7200. Looks like it will be a great night to bring back some great memories.