Iconic singer-songwriter Paul Simon will be in concert at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre June 1, 2017. He has been the recipient of many honors and awards during his distinguished career, including 12 GRAMMY Awards, three of which (“Bridge Over Troubled Water”, “Still Crazy After All These Years”, and “Graceland”) were albums of the year as well as a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award in 2003 for his work as half of the duo Simon and Garfunkel.
Paul Simon is a member of The Songwriters Hall of Fame, a recipient of their Johnny Mercer Award, and is in the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame as a member of Simon and Garfunkel and as a solo artist. His song “Mrs. Robinson”, from the motion picture “The Graduate”, was named in the top ten of The American Film Institute’s 100 Years 100 Songs. He’s a recipient of The Kennedy Center Honors in 2002 and was named as one of Time Magazine’s “100 People Who Shaped Our World” in 2006. In 2007, Mr. Simon was awarded the first annual Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. Named in honor of the legendary George and Ira Gershwin, this newly created award recognizes the profound and positive effect of popular music on the world’s culture and is given annually to a composer or performer whose lifetime contributions exemplify the standard of excellence associated with the Gershwin’s. In 2011, Mr. Simon was elected to The American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Doors 6:00pm / Show 7:30pm
Visit the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall website for additional information and to purchase tickets. Tickets can also be purchased at their box office and at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre box office.