Appearing at the Ohmann Theatre on New Year's Eve, Monday Dec. 31, is Mississippi Soul Blues Man, Johnny Rawls at Ohmann Theatre, 65 Williams St. in Lyons starting at 9 p.m.

Appearing at the Ohmann Theatre on New Year's Eve, Monday Dec. 31, is Mississippi Soul Blues Man, Johnny Rawls at Ohmann Theatre, 65 Williams St. in Lyons starting at 9 p.m.

Johnny is a world renowned recording artist with 40 years experience in the industry. He has played with some of the biggest legends in the business, like ZZ Hill, Little Johnny Taylor, Joe Tex and the great O.V. Wright.  

Johnny's many talents include vocalist, songwriter, guitarist, arranger and producer. His body of work has been highly recognized by the industry and fans alike. He's been on the cover of “Living Blues” Magazine, had multiple articles in publications worldwide, received the Critics Choice Award for Best Album of the Year three times from “Living Blues”, and been the recipient of many nominations and awards, including Best Soul Blues Album from the Blues Foundation.  

In addition, Johnny was honored, along with Soul Blues legends Little Milton and Tyrone Davis, with a Blues Trail Marker at the original site of the Hi Hat Club in Hattiesburg, Mo. He tours constantly to worldwide audiences, from Europe, Japan, and Australia to throughout the United States.  
The combination of Johnny's smooth, soulful vocals; original music and polished entertainment factor guarantees a great night of dancing and music!   

For more information on Johnny, visit www.johnnyrawlsblues.com.

For more information about the night’s event, call 946-4604.