Midwestern American songwriter/folksinger Marques Morel will perform at the Goldfinch Room on the Stephens Auditorium front lawn on Tuesday, August 24 at 6:30pm CST as part of the 9-show Goldfinch Room on the Lawn concert series this summer.
Admission will be $10 per person at the door. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes before show time. Face coverings are encouraged. Attendees should bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets for seating. Pop-up tents and umbrellas will be allowed around the perimeter of the seating area.
Attendees may bring outside food and non-alcoholic beverages, and Stephens Auditorium will provide beer, wine, soda, and water at an outdoor bar area. The Traveling Pig Food Truck will also be on-site offering chef-inspired mobile meals that feature local ingredients and global flavors.
About Marques Morel
Marques Morel is a Midwestern American songwriter/folksinger, guitar-strummer/harmonica wailer, Street-performer/wandering troubadour, itinerant woodcutter/migrant worker, and a friend to all. He has performed everywhere from big city street corners around the world, to county fairs and festivals, to dingy bars, to listening rooms and theaters. Known for his intense and infectious energy on stage and his gritty and honest songwriting and delivery, Marques Morel will be found performing either as a one man show, or with his band, The Midnight Wind.
After nearly a decade since his last solo release, Marques released his new LP, Trail of the Ghost, in February of 2021. Trail of the Ghost is an intimate portrait of a haunted man as he wanders the old and the new American west. Rich with iconic figureheads such as Woody Guthrie, Jack Kerouac, Crazy Horse, and Geronimo, Morel’s new record is a journey in itself that is well worth the walk.