Blind singer-songwriter coming to the Ritz Museum on September 16

Ever since the turn of the 21st century, singer-songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón has been one of music’s most distinctive and searching voices – “a one-man band… who is spiritually connected,” according to The New York Times, and “an eclectic adventurist,” in the words of People magazine. The New Mexico native, blind since birth, has released eight albums since 1999, including the acclaimed studio productions Don’t Hesitate (Mack Avenue/Artistry, 2014), Synthesis (Decca/Universal, 2009), A World Within a World (Manhattan/EMI, 2007) and State of Mind (Manhattan/EMI, 2005). Midón’s diverse musicality makes him, as the Huffington Post put it, “a free man beyond category.” Attesting to his enduring ambitions is Midón’s ninth studio album, Bad Ass and Blind, was released via Mack Avenue/Artistry Music on March 24, 2017.

Tickets are on sale now. Tickets are available at the Tom Bush Family of Dealerships Box Offices located at the Ritz Theatre and Museum and the Veterans Memorial Arena, charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000 or online at Special group discount rates are available.

For more information, call the Ritz Theatre and Museum at 904-807-2010 or visit: to see upcoming shows. The Ritz Theatre and Museum is located in downtown Jacksonville at 829 North Davis Street.

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