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An Evening with Nashville Singer/Songwriter Rick Tiger

Les McLaughlin

Rick Tiger returns to the Miramichi on Friday, August 31 at the Miramichi Folklore Park, 46 Memory Lane in Renous. The show starts at 7:00pm and features Blackville’s own Amelia Underhill and Wade Hallihan.

Admission is $10. Tickets are available at the Miramichi Folklore Park and are expected to go fast. Get yours today!

Rick Tiger grew up in south Louisiana calling New Iberia home. He is the second of 8 and cherishes every moment with his family back in the “Bayou State”. His love for music began at an early age with a few guitar lessons from a local teacher. He began writing songs almost the moment he could play a simple chord structure.

His biggest fans are his family and friends from the “Sugar Cane Capitol” of the world. His desire to move to Nashville didn’t become a reality till 1991. After a few short years Rick had a single on the radio by a group called Western Flyer. The song “What Will You Do With M-E”, co-written with Craig Martin, climbed all the way to 26 on the Billboard chart in the summer of 1996.

Since that time Rick has had cuts by Montgomery/Gentry, Gene Watson, The Del McCoury Band, Joe Nichols, Nu-Blue featuring legendary R&B singer Sam Moore and his latest triumph, a song on Bluegrass Queen Jeanette Williams’ upcoming album. His pursuit of success in the music world is an inspiration. He has been a guide for countless dreamers that make the journey to the Music City. He’s considered to be a role model when it comes to his love for his faith, family, friends, life and passion for the song.

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