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Florida Forum to Welcome Tim McGraw on Feb. 16

January 26th, 2022 · Leave a Comment

The Florida Forum Speaker Series, presented by The Women’s Board of Wolfson Children’s Hospital, will welcome award-winning singer/songwriter/actor Tim McGraw on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022. The program begins at 7 p.m. at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts.

McGraw was originally scheduled to speak at the Florida Forum in September, but rescheduled to begin production of “1883,” the “Yellowstone” prequel. The Paramount Plus series follows the Dutton family as they embark on a journey west through the Great Plains toward the last bastion of untamed America. McGraw stars as James Dutton, opposite his real-life wife, Faith Hill, as Margaret Dutton. With filming complete, the singer/songwriter is gearing up for the McGraw Tour 2022.

McGraw has sold more than 50 million records worldwide and dominated the charts with 43 worldwide No. 1 singles. He’s won three Grammy Awards, 16 Academy of Country Music Awards, 14 Country Music Association Awards, His career achievements include being named BDS Radio’s Most Played Artist of the Decade for all music genres and having the Most Played Song of the Decade for all music genres. He is the most played country artist since his debut in 1992. McGraw starred in and narrated the hit movie “The Shack” and co-wrote and performed the closing credit song for the Oscar-nominated documentary “Free Solo.” His other movie credits include “Friday Night Lights” and “The Blind Side.” McGraw co-authored “Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest and the Music that Made a Nation” with Jon Meacham.

Tickets for the Florida Forum are $75 each for general seating, $100 each for preferred seating and $285 for two reserved Bronze seating tickets.  Patrons under the age of 30 may purchase Young Subscriber tickets for $50 each.

The Florida Forum raises awareness and funds for Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville, supporting its mission to provide the highest quality of advanced pediatric healthcare regardless of ability to pay. The series is made possible by long-time partners and generous sponsors Wells Fargo, Florida Blue and Landstar.

Since 1992, The Florida Forum has been honored to host renowned speakers from around the world. In addition to enriching Jacksonville’s intellectual and cultural life, the Florida Forum has contributed more than $9.2 million to Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville.

To purchase tickets or for additional information, visit www.thefloridaforum.com, call 904.202.2886, or email womensboard@bmcjax.com.

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