[TICKET GIVEAWAY] The Tallest Man on Earth w/ Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear | May 27 @ The Ryman


As we’ve been raving about for months, Swedish singer-songwriter The Tallest Man on Earth is set to return to Nashville May 27 for a full band show at The Ryman Auditorium, supported by buzzworthy up and comers Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear! We’re insanely excited for this one, and definitely have it pegged as one of this spring’s can’t-miss events. While tickets are still available to purchase here, we’ve also decided to give away a pair, so enter below and read on to find out more about the show!


Swedish indie folk singer Kristian Matsson, better known by his stage name The Tallest Man on Earth, recently announced that his highly-anticipated followup to 2012’s There’s No Leaving Now will be called Dark Bird Is Home, and is set for release May 12 through Dead Oceans. Matsson will be hitting the road with a full band for the first time ever, returning to Nashville for the first time in three years, for his inaugural show at The Ryman. Over the past decade, Matsson, whose style is not unlike a modern day Bob Dylan, has found critical and commercial success over three full-lengths and two EPs of deeply personal, raw, lush folk rock. His live show reflects his intimate style, and couldn’t be better suited for the Ryman stage.


As we told you in a recent Bonnaroo Band of the Day feature, mother/son duo Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear are one of the most buzzworthy recent acts to emerge from the folk and soul scene. Hailing from Kansas City, the pair are making festival rounds this summer, and are prepping to release their debut album, recorded right here in Nashville, riding high on the buzz of fantastic lead single “Silent Movies.”



Enter to win tickets by filling out the form below. After you have entered, there will be the option to share this contest via social media. For each person that you refer to the contest, you will receive an additional entry. If you experience any trouble with the contest widget, or have any questions, feel free to email us at [email protected].

Winner will be announced Monday, May 18 at 12 p.m. CDT, and will receive one pair of tickets. Good luck!

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The Tallest Man on Earth and Madisen Ward and the Mama Bear will perform Wednesday, May 27 at The Ryman Auditorium. The show is all ages, begins at 7:30 p.m. (doors at 6:30 p.m.), and tickets are available for $30-35.

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