The Hope College concert series will feature The Tallest Man on Earth on Friday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel.
The Tallest Man on Earth, also known as Kristian Matsson, is a folk/indie singer-songwriter from Dalarna, Sweden. He began his solo career in 2006, having previously been the lead singer of the indie band Montezumas. He has four studio albums, “Shallow Grave, “The Wild Hunt,” “There’s No Leaving Now” and “Dark Bird Is Home,” along with two EP albums, “The Tallest Man on Earth” and “Sometimes the Blues Is Just a Passing Bird.” Matsson’s latest project is titled “When the Bird Sees the Solid Ground.” The album will be released in five installments; beginning March 9, a song and video for “When the Bird Sees the Solid Ground” will be released each month.
The Tallest Man on Earth also performed at Hope College in 2015.
Individual tickets are $30 for regular admission, $25 for senior citizens and Hope faculty and staff, and $10 for students 18 and under. Tickets are available online as well as at the ticket office in the Events and Conferences Office located downtown in the Anderson-Werkman Financial Center (100 E. Eighth St.). The ticket office is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and can be called at 616-395-7890.
Dimnent Memorial Chapel is located at 277 College Ave., on College Avenue at 12th Street.