Marc Broussard

803 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
803 South Gay Street
Knoxville, TN 37902
(865) 522-0832
  • Date(s): March 13, 2020 to March 13, 2020
  • Event Times: Starting: 08:00 PM
  • Price: $29.50 - $39.50 (plus applicable fees)
  • Location: Bijou Theatre

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About

Marc Broussard is a singer, songwriter, performer, and humanitarian. His commitment to making the world a better place is a mantra that he has been bound to since the beginning of his career. It has always been about tying music to a mission, one reason that his new studio album entitled A Lullaby Collection and book, I Love You For You, were created to educate and inspire younger audiences.

The album, the third in Broussard’s independently released SOS (“Save Our Soul”) series, finds him reimagining a series of standards that are easily identified as lullabies -- songs such as “Danny Boy,” “Sweet Baby James,” “Moon River,” among others, which are calming, soothing and enticing all at the same time. The 11-song album also includes two Broussard originals, Bedtime and Gavins Song.

While the songs might be geared to younger ears, Broussard’s soulful signature sound, expressive vocals and sweeping orchestration offer a universal appeal for listeners of all ages. “I wanted this to be a recognizable covers album,” Broussard explains. “Danny Boy” and “Moon River” were songs I could never imagine recording. But when I did my research and heard the various versions of these songs, especially the Andy Williams’ renditions, I was so taken. I was never a big Andy Williams fan, but all of a sudden, I found his voice so spectacular. There is grace attached to every one of his performances that I wanted to emulate throughout this entire record. No other artist had done this to me.” 

Marc Broussard