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Hello Franklin, North Carolina!

Hello Franklin, North Carolina! Sinatra Forever will be appearing at the Smokey Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on August 31st at 7:30 pm. This will be our first time ever at this venue! Spend a delightful evening with Rick Michel, as he channel's this legendary artist on stage. Our seven-piece big band will accompany Rick's singing, bringing to life some of your favorite Sinatra classics. Get inspired with songs like "Fly Me to the Moon" and "Strangers in the Night!"


Rick has been an avid fan of Sinatra since his youth, honing his performance craft for decades. Fans around the world love Sinatra Forever, as Rick's tribute to this great performer imbues each song with passion and intrigue. New fans and seasoned Frank Sinatra aficionados can't take their eyes off the stage, as Rick illustrates both the whimsical and solemn aspects of Frank's life.


Franklin in Macon County is a charming getaway for visitors passing through North Carolina. If you're feeling adventures, spend some time hiking the Appalachian Trail and Bartram Trail before settling down for a relaxing evening at Sinatra Forever. This town is full of natural wonders and attractions, including the Wayah Bald Observation Tower in the Nantahala National Forest. Thousands of visitors come out here to take a look at the breathtaking view of the Smokey Mountains.


The Smokey Mountain Center for the Performing Arts is a gem for Franklin's residents and visitors, seating over 1,500 people across the main floor and balcony. The show is wheel chair accessible. Sinatra Forever will begin at 7:30 pm. Sinatra Forever is always a sell out show at every venue it appears at. Make sure to get your tickets online early! Choose the best spot for yourself and your loved ones by visiting the show page or by calling the box office at 866-273-4615.