Oxford, AL – The Oxford Performing Arts Center is set to host a memorable evening of music and nostalgia as they welcome Kentucky native Emily Portman and The Coalminers to the stage on Sunday, October 1st at 7:00 pm.
Emily Portman, hailing from the heart of Kentucky, honed her musical skills in the sacred halls of church and as an integral part of her high school band. With a diverse musical palette that draws inspiration from classic country, classic rock, and the unforgettable tunes of the ’80s, Emily’s talents have taken her on an extraordinary journey.
What truly sets Emily apart is her uncanny resemblance to the legendary Loretta Lynn. Emily immersed herself in Loretta’s artistry, channeling her spirit and vocal prowess, and won acclaim by portraying the iconic country music icon in a nationally touring musical.
With the recent passing of Loretta Lynn, Emily Portman’s journey took a poignant turn. She joined forces with The Coalminers, Loretta’s longtime and trusted backup band, to create “Always Loretta.” This ultimate tribute show not only captures the essence of Loretta’s music but also pays heartfelt homage to the enduring legacy of this beloved country music legend.
The stage will come alive with the timeless hits that made Loretta Lynn a household name, and Emily Portman’s uncanny resemblance and soulful rendition of Loretta’s songs promise an unforgettable evening of nostalgia and musical excellence.
Don’t miss this opportunity to witness “Always Loretta” at the Oxford Performing Arts Center on Sunday, October 1st at 7:00 pm. It’s a tribute that transcends time and brings the magic of Loretta Lynn’s music to a new generation. Get ready to be transported to the heart of country music as Emily Portman and The Coalminers take the stage to celebrate an icon.