Williamston Theatre hosts a Hank Williams tribute

By City Pulse

Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley and Carl Perkins aren´t the only legendary singers taking over local stages this week. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Williamston Theatre hosts “An Evening with Hank Williams and the Drifting Cowboys,” starring Derek Smith as Williams.

In 2010, Smith won a City Pulse Pulsar Award for his portrayal of the late country star in Lansing Community College´s production of “Lost Highway: The Hank Williams Story.” He´s joined by steel guitarist Drew Howard, bassist Joseph Bakaitis III, fiddler Nate Bliton, guitarist Christopher Hamilton and actor Michael Hays.

Tickets for this fundraiser performance are $25. For more information, visit www.williamstontheatre.com, or call (517) 655-7469.