The writer of the Garth Brooks hit songs “Unanswered Prayers” and “The Thunder Rolls” will be singing in his hometown of LaGrange, Ga. on Oct. 27.
According to a news release from the city of LaGrange, Alger, a member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame, has written hits for others country stars such as Hal Ketchum’s “Small Town Saturday Night,” and Trisha Yearwood’s “Like We Never Had a Broken Heart.”
As a singer, Alger toured for four years as the opening act for the Everly Brothers.
Alger will be performing at LaGrange’s West Side Recital Hall with two other Georgia songwriters, Tony Arate and E.G. Kight, as part of the Songwriter Series sponsored by ExploreGeorgia.org.
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The show will start at 8 p.m.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door.
For more information go to http://www.exploregeorgia.org/songwriter-series.
LaGrange is one of six cities participating in the series.
The intimate concert features the artists sharing the stage and playing off one another as they take turns sharing their songs and the stories behind them.