Cold Stares Coming To Astra Theatere

Cold Stares


JASPER (From Releases) – Nashville rock duo The Stares will be the first group to perform on the Astra Theatre’s newly-named Jim and Pat Thyen Performance Stage. The performance, scheduled Saturday, March 5, will be presented by Basket Case Brewing Company and sponsored in part by the Mill House Restaurant. It will also serve as the launching point for Next Act’s phase 2 fundraising campaign.

The Cold Stares, who arrived on the music scene in 2010, have won the Hard Rock Café’s “Ambassadors of Rock in Nashville” award, and have toured the country backing the release of their first self-produced album, A Cold Wet Night and a Howling Wind, which stayed at number one on Amazon’s blues charts for six weeks. They have shared the stage with acts as diverse as Spoon and JJ Grey and, in 2014, they performed on the Ferdinand Folk Festival’s main stage as support for then-headliner Hayes Carll.

Tickets for the show are $15 and can be purchased at or directly at Links to the Astra’s online ticketing system can be found on the Next Act’s social media platforms, and­Inc. Net proceeds will benefit Next Act’s fundraising campaign to renovate and rejuvenate the Astra Theatre. Doors open on March 5 at 5 p.m. with a local opening act (to be determined) performing at 7. The Cold Stares take the stage at 8.

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