Beegie Adair Memorial Concert


Franklin Theatre Fri, Jun 9 8:00 PM
Event Info
Doors Open:1 Hour Before Show


As she did in life, internationally recognized jazz pianist Beegie Adair will bring musicians, fans, friends, and neighbors together once again as her remarkable life and achievements are celebrated in an all-star free concert on June 9, 2023, at 8:00 pm at The Franklin Theatre in the town she loved and called home. 


Musicians and friends from almost every chapter of the legendary pianist’s career will celebrate the life and music of Beegie Adair in an evening of tribute. The event is free and open to the public through the generosity of The Franklin Theatre which is donating space and production. Reservations are required and the event will be streamed live for fans around the world to see and hear this magical evening.


The event includes performances by: Delbert McClinton; Monica Ramey;  Charlie McCoy; Lukas Nelson; Mandy Barnett; Lori Mechem and Roger Spencer who, with the support of Beegie, founded the Nashville Jazz Workshop; jazz pianists Billy Stritch and Tamir Hendleman; New York-based clarinetist and tenor saxophonist Ken Peplowski; along with her dear friends and bandmates George Tidwell, Denis Solee, Andy Reiss, Rick Reed, Jim Ferguson, producer Jeff Steinberg, and others. The event will be officiated by friend, actor, and songwriter Clifton Davis, who recorded an album with the Beegie Adair Trio in 2020.