The V.J. Wilkins Center for the Arts at the Burford Theatre will be host to a Carole King tribute concert this month.

Julie Sutton


Starting at 7 p.m. Jan. 20, local artist and musician Julie Sutton will perform King’s music on stage.

Sutton will perform music from King’s album, “Tapestry,” including “I Feel the Earth Move” and “It’s Too Late.”

King wrote her first hit at the age of 17 and recorded from the 1960s to present day.

“Tapestry” was released in 1971 and has sold more than 25 million copies.

Tickets to the event currently are on sale at

They are $12.50 in advance and $15 after Jan. 10.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Burford Theatre is located at 118 S. Summit St. in downtown Arkansas City.

Sutton is a Winfield singer-songwriter whose music has won contests at Walnut Valley Festival and Ark City’s PrairieFest. It also was featured recently on AMC’s “Better Call Saul.”

She has been a regular performer at Winfield’s Art in the Park, Sidewalk Music Crawl and College Hill Coffee, in addition to other venues, as a member of the Kansas Arts on Tour roster.

Formerly a writer and editor for Hallmark Cards, Sutton makes her living as a visual artist and art instructor.