Oscar-winning actor Kevin Costner, currently starring in
“Jack Ryan,” will appear at The Paramount in Huntington, with his rock-country
band “Modern West” on Sunday, April 13.
The band was formed in 2007 when Costner’s wife, Christine, “encouraged him to reconnect with his love of music,” according to a press release.
However, the band’s roots stem deeper, with Costner first met bandmates John Coinman and Blair Forward more than 20 years ago. They became friends, performing together whenever they could. By 2005, guitarist-producer Teddy Morgan and drummer Larry Cobb joining the mix. Ultimately, they formed Modern West.
"The thing about music is I can be with my friends and we can make music and there's some kind of bond that comes with just being in the room together," Costner told Grammy.com.
The band’s influences include “a broad tapestry of American music and beyond,” its press materials say.
If you go: Kevin Costner & Modern West will be at The Paramount in Huntington, Sunday, April 13, 8 p.m. Ticket prices to range from $52.50-$143.50 (including fees), when available. The Paramount is located at 370 New York Avenue. Phone: 631-673-7300.