John Fullbright, newly named Grammy nominee, plays Dec. 16

The Acoustic Celebration concert series in Ridgefield is getting ready to welcome a newly minted Grammy nominee, John Fullbright (see below), who will be performing in the North Hall of St. Stephen’s Church, 35 Main St., Ridgefield.

Fullbright made his way onto the nominee list, which was announced live on Wednesday night, with his second album “From the Ground Up.” He joins other nominees The Avett Brothers (“The Carpenter”), The Lumineers (“The Lumineers”), Mumford & Sons (“Babel”) and Bonnie Raitt (“Slipstream”) in the Americana category.

The concert will be on Sunday, Dec. 16, at 4 p.m. Tickets are $17 in advance (recommended), $20 at the door (if available). To purchase tickets visit Acoustic Celebration’s website.

This concert series, run by the nonprofit Acoustic Celebration, brings artists to venues in Ridgefield once or twice monthly. The proceeds from ticket sales, less operating expenses, go to the artist, according to the group’s website. For more information, call 203-431-6501 or email

Christina Hennessy