Country music legend Loretta Lynn coming to town (tickets on sale today)

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Loretta Lynn, "The First Lady of Country Music," has added the North Charleston Performing Arts Center to her 2011 tour, and tickets go on sale this Friday, July 22nd.

Lynn was given her first guitar at the age of 24 and has been charting hits in the country music scene since the 1960s. In addition to recording, Lynn is also an author and philanthropist. In 1980, her best-selling 1976 autobiography was made into an Academy Award winning film, Coal Miner's Daughter, starring Sissy Spacek and Tommy Lee Jones. Her most recent album, Van Lear Rose, was released in 2004, produced by Jack White, and topped the country album charts. Lynn continues to tour and has received numerous awards in country and American music.

Lynn's concert is scheduled for the North Charleston PAC stage on November 17th at 8 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now at the Performing Arts Center Ticket Office, Ticketmaster outlets (including select Publix stores), charge by phone (800) 745-3000 or online at