december, 2017

22dec(dec 22)6:30 pm23(dec 23)2:00 amSam Riggs at Billy Bob's Texas

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Event Details

ABOUT SAM RIGGS: Sam Riggs was flying a single-engine plane from Austin, Texas, to San Angelo in the spring of 2017 when he heard the oddest sound: Nothing. Catastrophic engine failure. He’d lost all power, and had about 6,500 feet to figure out how to escape a potentially fatal problem.“There was,” he admits, “a moment of panic, a moment that felt very surreal.” But Riggs pulled it together. With the help of air traffic control, he found an abandoned airstrip on a Lone Star cattle ranch and touched down without a scratch. One of his most perilous moments ended up becoming one of his smoothest landings as a pilot.It’s something of a metaphor for Riggs’ life. He’s a wild live performer, an inveterate risk-taker and an enthusiastic adventurer. As a self-sustaining, independent singer/songwriter, he’s taken a leap of faith on more than one occasion, always willing to back up his plunges with a voracious amount of work.

Time

22 (Friday) 6:30 pm - 23 (Saturday) 2:00 am

Location

Billy Bob's Texas

2520 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76164

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