Rivers Rutherford

When: March 15, 2024 8:00 PM

Where: Key West Theater, 512 Eaton St, Key West, FL 33040

Experience the Best of Key West Songwriters Festival Series with Rivers Rutherford

Get ready for a night of soulful storytelling and unforgettable melodies as the Key West Theater presents the renowned singer-songwriter Rivers Rutherford on Friday, March 15th. This is a musical event you won't want to miss, so mark your calendars and prepare for a remarkable evening.

Event Details:

  • Date: Friday, March 15, 2024
  • Time: Doors open at 7:00 PM, and the show starts at 8:00 PM
  • Location: Key West Theater, 512 Eaton Street, Key West, FL 33040
  • Age Restriction: 21 & Over
  • Ticket Onsale: Wednesday, September 27, 2023, at 12:00 PM

Rivers Rutherford is a name synonymous with songwriting excellence. Hailing from the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, the city that gave birth to some of the greatest musical legends, Rutherford has carved his own path in the world of music. His journey began at the young age of 21 when he made his mark in the industry by landing his first cut with American icons Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, and Kris Kristofferson, collectively known as The Highwaymen.

What followed were a string of achievements that solidified Rivers Rutherford's position as one of Nashville's most celebrated songwriters. He boasts an impressive list of accomplishments, including a dozen #1 hits, multiple Grammy nominations, and CMA and ACM nominations. Rutherford has also been honored with over 20 ASCAP awards, including the prestigious awards for Country Song Of The Year and Songwriter Of The Year.

Rivers Rutherford's name can be found on chart-topping songs recorded by some of the biggest names in country music, such as Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley, Dolly Parton, Rodney Atkins, Montgomery Gentry, Gretchen Wilson, Trace Atkins, and Brooks & Dunn. His contribution to Brooks & Dunn's hit single "Ain't Nothin' ‘Bout You," which spent an impressive 6 weeks at #1, earned him both Billboard's and ASCAP's Song Of The Year awards.

Rutherford's songwriting prowess extends to an array of country music legends and contemporary stars, including Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Reba McEntire, George Jones, Toby Keith, Faith Hill, Hank Williams Jr., Gary Allan, and many more.

Known for his gritty southern style and his unwavering faith and dedication to his family, Rivers Rutherford has created music that stands the test of time. His decades-long career is a testament to his exceptional talent and ability to craft timeless songs.

Currently signed to Verse 2 Music, a Sony Music Publishing joint venture, Rivers continues to write for some of country music's biggest names while maintaining an extensive touring schedule. With over 50 dates a year, he brings his no-holds-barred entertainment to audiences around the world, delivering his chart-topping hits straight from the source.

Rivers Rutherford's persona is a blend of directness, raw emotion, and impassioned storytelling. He possesses the rare ability to cut right to the heart of the matter, leaving his music both unique and timeless.

Don't miss this exceptional evening with Rivers Rutherford at the Key West Theater. Get ready for an unforgettable performance that will resonate with your soul and create lasting memories.

For any inquiries or ticket-related questions, please email boxoffice@thekeywesttheater.com.