Rissi Palmer in Concert

The Wake Forest Renaissance Centre welcomes “Southern Soul” performing artist Rissi Palmer Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m.

Advance tickets are $15 (plus tax) and can be purchased online with a Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover credit card at www.wakeforestrencen.org/tickets-events. Advance tickets may also be purchased with cash, check or credit card at the Renaissance Centre Box Office, 405 S. Brooks St. On the day of the concert tickets can be purchased at the door for $18 (plus tax). A processing fee will be added to the cost of any ticket purchased with a credit card.

Palmer, who describes her musical style as "Southern Soul," has received widespread media attention in national publications including Ebony, Parade, People, Newsweek, Huffington Post, Rolling Stone, The Wall Street Journal and more. She has performed on the CBS Early Show, CNN, The Tavis Smiley Show, Oprah & Friends, as well as at the White House, Lincoln Center, and the Grand Ole Opry.

Palmer has also shared the stage with such notable artists as Charley Crockett, Chris Young, Taylor Swift and The Eagles, to name a few. And, on top of all that, she made music history in 2007 with the release of her Top 40 debut single, "Country Girl," becoming the first African-American female to chart a country song since 1987.

For more information about Rissi Palmer, visit www.rissipalmermusic.com.

The Renaissance Centre is located at 405 S. Brooks St., in historic downtown Wake Forest. For more information, visit www.wakeforestrencen.org/ or call 919-435-9458.

Wake Forest Renaissance Centre