Wilson Music Series to feature Phil Vassar

April 16, 2017

By Dixon Land
Jonesboro Sun

WILSON — Phil Vassar is known for hits like “Carlene” and “Just Another Day in Paradise,” but people may be more familiar with the songs he has written for other artists.

Vassar will bring all those songs, as well as others from his new album, "American Soul," to the Wilson Music Series at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Wildwood Mansion at the Delta School, 5101 U.S. 61, Wilson.

Vassar will abandon the setlist during Saturday's performance for a more informal approach — a concert based entirely on fan requests.

"People tweet their requests or just holler them out, and Wilson is a small venue so it's like playing in my living room," Vassar said. "We can sort of talk and tell songs and talk about why I wrote the song. ”I think that will be fun.”

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