Ruthie Foster

Grammy-nominated American singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster opens the 2023-24 Centennial Season of the University Series at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in Turner Auditorium, Griffith Fine Arts Building, on the campus of Stephen F. Austin State University.

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – Tickets are still available to experience a performance by Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, in the newly renovated Turner Auditorium in Griffith Fine Arts Building.

Foster opens the 2023-24 Centennial Season of the Micky Elliott College of Fine Arts’ University Series.

Raised in a family of gospel singers, Foster performs blues, jazz, folk, soul and gospel, often being compared to Bonnie Raitt and Aretha Franklin. Touring extensively around the world, her ninth studio album represents a new high-water mark for the Austin-based veteran blues artist. “Healing Time” finds Foster pushing her boundaries as a singer and songwriter more than ever before.
Single event tickets are adult, $35; senior (62 or better), $30; SFA faculty/staff, $18; non-SFA student/youth, $15; SFA student, $3. To purchase tickets, call the Fine Arts Box Office at (936) 468-6407 or (888) 240-ARTS, or visit the box office website. The box office is located in the second floor lobby, Griffith Fine Arts Building, SFA campus.