Dolly Parton is set to bring two performances to the Ellis Theater in Philadelphia, Miss., on Saturday, Aug. 26. Proceeds from the shows will go to Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music, a world-class country music museum and performing arts center that will be home of the largest private collection of country music artifacts in the world.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dolly Parton to the Ellis Theater for two special shows,” said Marty Stuart. “We are thankful that Dolly has so graciously donated her time to help raise money for the Congress of Country Music.”
Dolly Parton is the most honored and revered female country singer-songwriter of all time and was recently inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Achieving 27 RIAA-certified gold, platinum, and multi-platinum awards, she has had 26 songs reach #1 on the Billboard country charts, a record for a female artist. Parton is the first artist to have topped the Billboard’s Adult Contemporary, Christian AC Songs, Hot Country Songs, Christian Airplay, Country Airplay and Dance/Mix Show Airplay radio charts. Parton became the first country artist honored as Grammy MusiCares Person of the Year given out by NARAS. She has 48 career Top 10 country albums, a record for any artist, and 110 career-charted singles over the past 50+ years.
The Ellis will host Dolly for two performances at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM on Saturday, Aug. 26. Ticket information can be found on the Congress’ website here.