April 12, 2016 Written by

Dreams come easy, like hazy, gray smoke in black and white with dabs of surreal color in all the wrong places. But we beckon the flying fables without plots with wonderful wishes: “Mister Sandman, bring me a dream; Make him the cutest that I’ve ever seen; Give him two lips like roses and clover; Then tell him that his lonesome nights are over.”

Those are the words sung by country music star and 13-time Grammy winner Emmylou Harris, who will be performing a concert April 23. The Emmylou Harris concert is at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin, North Carolina

Mr. Sandman, written by Pat Ballard in 1954, was recorded by Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton and Linda Ronstadt in the late 1970s for a proposed trio album. Harris included the song on her 1981 album.

The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is at 1028 Georgia Road, Franklin, North Carolina. It is 31 minutes from The Park on Main®, your luxury, boutique hotel in Highlands, North Carolina.

The Park on Main® is at 205 Main Street on the rolling edge of this charming, cosmopolitan small town nestled atop a plateau 4,117 feet above sea level in the majestic Southern Appalachian Mountain range. The Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts Center is 20 miles northwest on U.S. Highway 64 from Highlands.

For more information or tickets to Emmylou Harris’ 7:30 p.m. concert, contact the Highlands Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center at 828-526-2112, Emmylouharris.com or the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts.

Country Music Artist Recorded More than 25 Albums in 40 Years

Don't Miss the Emmylou Harris concert on April 23!

Emmylou Harris has recorded and produced more than 25 albums in the past 40 years of her career as a singer and songwriter. She was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2008. Her songs are straightforward and expressive. She has sold more than 15 million records, won three CMA Awards and two Americana Awards.

Her top songs include:

Come and experience the best in classic country music entertaining.

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About The Park on Main

The Park on Main hotel is located in the quaint village of Highlands, North Carolina, a picturesque mountain retreat nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. A boutique style hotel, the Park on Main offers 24 luxury suites, each facing an exquisitely landscaped central park-like garden terrace.

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