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Jeff Daniels performance to benefit State Theatre
Jeff Daniels performance to benefit State Theatre

You can hear some great stories and songs when Michigan’s own Jeff Daniels, an Emmy Award-winning actor, presents a livestream concert at 8 p.m. Dec. 12 that will benefit the Kalamazoo State Theatre.

Daniels, who grew up in Chelsea, is best known for his portrayal of Will McAvoy on HBO’s The Newsroom and the best friend of Jim Carrey’s character in Dumb and Dumber but has been a prolific musical performer for the past 12 years, authoring about 400 songs and playing more than 300 gigs across the country. With his son’s band, the Ben Daniels Band, he has shared the stage with Lyle Lovett, John Hiatt, Joe Ely, Guy Clark, Keb' Mo’ and Bruce Hornsby.

In addition to hearing Daniels perform original songs and share stories from his stage and movie career, viewers will be able to submit questions for an audience question-and-answer session with Daniels after the performance.

Tickets are $15, and a portion of each ticket purchased will benefit the State Theatre.

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