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Phil Vassar Performing on Valentine's Day at the Paramount

February 11, 2013

Phil Vassar is coming to celebrate Valentine’s Day in Bristol at the Paramount Center on February 14, 2013 at 7:30 P.M with special guest High Valley. “His hit single ‘Love is a Beautiful Thing’ should be a perfect fit being performed from the stage of the Paramount on Valentine’s evening,” said Darlene Cole, Venues Manager for the City of Bristol Tennessee who is partnering with WXBQ Radio, Marsh Regional Blood Bank and WCYB-TV in order to bring the concert to the Paramount. Tickets are on sale for $25 (Reserved Seating) at the Paramount Box Office (423-274-8920) and the Viking Hall Box Office (423-764-4171) or on-line at E-Tix. **Patrons attending the Phil Vassar concert at The Paramount Center for the Arts on Thursday, Feb. 14th are eligible for a 10% discount at either Machiavelli’s restaurant or 620 State Street the evening of the show if their tickets are presented to the establishment!

Vassar is as driven today as he was when he first left his Lynchburg, Virginia home to pursue and realize his dream of making his mark in Country music. Known as one of Nashville’s top tunesmiths, Phil was racking up hits on the radio long before he even began his own recording career. “My Next Thirty Years,” “For a Little While,” (both by Tim McGraw) “She’s Right on the Money,” (Alan Jackson) and “I’m All Right” (Jo Dee Messina) are just a few of the songs he’s penned that other artists have recorded and taken to the top of the charts.

Vassar’s latest single, “Don’t Miss Your Life,” was written on an airplane, and his inspiration was a retired business man flying to see his family. “He told me about all of the things he had missed while building a business and supporting his family. I realized all of the things I had missed in my kids’ lives. I was looking at pictures of ‘moments’ in the lives of my daughters on iPad and realized I wasn’t in any of them!” For Vassar, his philosophy about songs has never changed during his time spent writing hits for himself and other artists, it’s important for a song to carry a message and make the listener feel something.