wo of the most highly respected roots musicians of the last three decades are coming to the Upstate.

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John Hiatt and Robert Cray will perform July 24 at the Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville.

Legendary singer-songwriter John Hiatt and blues guitarist Robert Cray will co-headline a concert at 7:30 p.m. July 24 at the Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville.

Tickets are $45 and $55 and available at the Peace Center box office at 300 S. Main St., online at www.peacecenter.org or by phone at 800-888-7768.

Hiatt, known for his distinctive blend of rock, country, folk and blues, has a rich catalog of fan favorites that include “Thing Called Love,” “Memphis in the Meantime” and “Have a Little Faith in Me.” A member of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame and a recipient of the Americana Music Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Hiatt has had his songs covered by a diverse range of artists including Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Willie Nelson and Iggy Pop.

Cray, who has a reputation as one of the greatest guitarists of his generation, has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan to Bonnie Raitt and John Lee Hooker. In 2011, the five-time Grammy Award winner became the young living member to be inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame.

Both artists will perform with full groups: John Hiatt & the Combo and the Robert Cray Band.

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