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Coming Monday March 27, 2017

ws2017_3-27March 27, 2017 General Public: $15  WS Partners: FREE … Lyric Theatre 300 E Third, Lexington, KY  To Make a Reservation Call 859-252-8888 or email: office@woodsongs.com  You can SECURE TICKETS EARLY from the Lyric Box office call 859-280-2218

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JULIAN LAGE & CHRIS ELDRIDGE first full-length album ‘Avalon’  is a vivid snapshot of this duo’s repertoire; a portrait of a burgeoning friendship between two virtuosic players; and, at its heart, a pristinely recorded ode to the acoustic guitar. Lage has, since childhood, been highly regarded in jazz and new music circles for his own work as well as for his collaborations with such artists as Gary Burton, Nels Cline, Fred Hersch, and Jim Hall, among many others. Chris Eldridge is equally noted in the progressive bluegrass world for his stints with The Seldom Scene and The Infamous Stringdusters, which led to his joining Chris Thile’s adventurous, Grammy-nominated quintet, Punch Brothers. http://www.lageeldridge.com/
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AOIFE O’DONOVAN has gained wide recognitionAS the captivating lead singer of the Boston-based progressive string band Crooked Still and The Goat Rodeo Sessions (with Yo-Yo Ma, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile). The Washington Post describes her singing as “almost too gorgeous for its own good.”  She has made regular appearances on A Prairie Home Companion and collaborated with some of the most eminent names in music across a wide variety of genres from Alison Krauss to Dave Douglas. Her latest release is ‘Man in the Neon Coat: Live in Cambridge’. The album features live trio performances of tracks from Aoife’s two critically acclaimed releases as well as covers of Joni Mitchell and Emmylou Harris classics.   http://www.aoifeodonovan.com/
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Coming Monday April 3, 2017

April 3, 2017 General Public: $10  WS Partners: FREE … Lyric Theatre 300 E Third, Lexington, KY  To Make a Reservation Call 859-252-8888 or email: office@woodsongs.com  You can SECURE TICKETS EARLY from the Lyric Box office call 859-280-2218

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SOUTHERN AVENUE takes its name from a Memphis street that runs from the eastern-most part of the city limits all the way to Soulsville (the original home of Stax Records). It’s a fitting moniker for this diverse four-piece: two powerhouse sisters whose musical education came from the church (Tierinii and Tikyra Jackson), a jazz bassist (Daniel McKee) and an Israeli-born guitar virtuoso who grew up a student of the blues and funk (Ori Naftaly). The band reached the finals at the 32nd International Blues Challenge, Naftaly and his bandmates knew they’ll be labeled “a blues band.” And they love the blues – but Naftaly says Southern Avenue is much more as evident from their debut album ‘Don’t Give Up’ on Stax Records
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MUDBONE tells the story of American music one song at a time. His performances reach a broad audience by taking them on a journey from the late 19th century when bluegrass met the blues, through the country, soul, funk, and rock & roll of the 20th century. He was born near the Black River in Northeast Arkansas. That river is the dividing line between the Mississippi River Delta and the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Combining his abilities as a guitarist with fiery vocals, Mudbone has developed a signature sound that appeals to a wide demographic while remaining uniquely his own.  His latest release ’Rivers’, part 1 of the 2 disc set Rivers and Roads, is a reflection of old world delta blues, bluegrass and gospel music flowing together in the river they all come from.  http://www.mudbonemusic.net/
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Coming Monday April 10, 2017

 

April 10, 2017 General Public: $15  WS Partners: FREE … Lyric Theatre 300 E Third, Lexington, KY  To Make a Reservation Call 859-252-8888 or email: office@woodsongs.com  You can SECURE TICKETS EARLY from the Lyric Box office call 859-280-2218_

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BRANDY CLARK is part of a new vanguard in country music — one that tips a hat to tradition, while not eschewing its evolution. For Clark, the dream she harbored in her small hometown of Morton, Washington, was to be a country singer. Sure, once she moved to Nashville, she had successful cuts as a songwriter [The Band Perry’s “Better Dig Two,” Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart,” and Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow” which won the CMA Song of the Year Award in 2014], but being an artist in her own right was a dream she had stopped dreaming until three years ago when her first album, the stunning ’12 Stories’, debuted and went on to become a GRAMMY- and CMA-nominated release that topped a myriad of “Best Albums of 2013.” ‘Big Day in a Small Town’ is the new album from this critically acclaimed songwriter and four-time GRAMMY nominee.  http://www.brandyclarkmusic.com/
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CHARLIE WORSHAM is widely acclaimed within the Nashville community and is set for a breakthrough year with the release of his highly anticipated sophomore album, ‘Beginning of Things’. Worsham is a ridiculously talented multi-instrumentalist and student of great songs. He’s developed a unique modern country sound built around the traditional acoustic instruments he grew up on. From the Opry at age twelve to the local Missionary Baptist Church to the back-road blues joints he wasn’t even supposed to know about, much less play in, wherever he found a stage, he played. For the last two years, he’s divided his time between writing songs, being an in-demand studio musician for other artists and playing his music live — sharing stages across the country with Taylor Swift, Miranda Lambert and others.   http://www.charlieworsham.com
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Welcome To The All-Volunteer Run WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour.
We believe that love is the greatest transaction of the arts, that the heart is more important than some chart, and that passion transcends payment every time. Our show airs on over 500 radio stations, American Forces Radio network worldwide and in millions of homes on PBS stations across America. You can watch our live show taping every Monday night on Folk-Book.com

 

 

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folksinger Michael Johnathon – michael@woodsongs.com