Celebrating one of the 20th century’s most influential musicians

Ray Charles was one of the 20th century’s most influential musicians with a style combining gospel, blues, R&B, jazz, and country. His first number one hit, Georgia on My Mind, was recorded in 1960. For the 60th anniversary of this pivotal recording CMA celebrates the legacy and music of Ray Charles with a special concert featuring all-star vocalists Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, and Clint Holmes.

CMA Studio

CMA Studio info coming soon.

Sponsored By

EMC Insurance

This engagement is supported by the
Arts Midwest Touring Fund, a program of
Arts Midwest that is funded by the National
Endowment for the Arts, with additional
contributions from the Iowa Arts Council
and the Crane Group.