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Native American musical artist in concert Friday

first_img Email the author You Might Like Balloon Launch 2015 today at TRMC The Pike Medical Foundation, in conjunction with the Troy Rotary Club, is holding the 2015 Balloon Launch at 3 p.m…. read more Sponsored Content Latest Stories Book Nook to reopen Martha Redbone, one of the top Native American musical artists in the world, will be in concert at 7 p.m. Friday on the Troy University practice fields adjacent to Trojan Arena just off George Wallace Drive.The Martha Redbone Trio concert is a featured event of the Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama Powwow Friday and Saturday on the university campus. Admission is free.Martha Redbone is an American blues and soul singer of part Cherokee, Choctaw, European and African-American descent. Her award-winning work is recognized by the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of the American Indian. She has recorded and performed with Bonnie Raitt, Pete Seeger, Youssou N’Dour, George Clinton, Rita Coolidge, Randy Brecker and Nona Hendryx.“In Martha Redbone’s concerts, she explores traditional and modern variations of folk, roots, blues, tribal, and soul music using her beautiful strong voice, her charismatic storytelling, and a variety of instruments played by two outstanding musicians,” said Dr. John Jinright, presenter chair for the Troy Arts Council, co-sponsor of the concert with Troy University. “She is an incredible talent and a very gifted educator. Her show is family-friendly and having her perform here is a unique opportunity.” Martha Redbone was born in Kentucky and has maternal roots in parts of Appalachia. She absorbed music from many local traditions: African American, Cherokee, Choctaw and English folk music. Her father had a strong gospel music tradition from North Carolina.She became a musician and singer, exploring soul with Native American undertones and burst onto the scene at the 2002 Native American Music Awards.Martha Redbone has earned a solid reputation as a sought-after collaborator, performer, educator, and mentor across native North America and in some cases abroad, Jinright said.In early 2007, Martha Redbone’s “Skintalk” won the 6th Annual Independent Music Awards for Best R&B Album. Her 2012 work, “The Garden of Love: Songs of William Blake,” sets Blake’s poetry to music that draws from rural influences of Appalachia, English folk, African American, and Native American traditions. Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article Published 3:00 am Thursday, October 22, 2015 Native American musical artist in concert Fridaycenter_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel By The Penny Hoarder Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Skip Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… By Jaine Treadwell The Martha Redbone Trio will be an outdoor performance and is free and open to the public. She will also speak Saturday morning at the main tent on the university’s intramural fields.The general public is invited to the powwow Friday afternoon with the gates opening at 3 p.m. Skilled artists and demonstrators will be on hand and along with dance competitions and exhibitions. The event continues on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 8 p.m., with the Grand Entry scheduled for noon. There is no cost for admission.The Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama Powwow is sponsored in part by Troy University, the Troy Arts Council, Alabama State Council on the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts.last_img read more

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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Announces 2018 Fall Tour Dates

first_imgJoe Russo’s Almost Dead Fall 2018 Dates:October 18 – Philadelphia, PA —Tower TheaterOctober 19 – Philadelphia, PA —Tower TheaterOctober 20 – Washington, DC — The AnthemNovember 8 – Los Angeles, CA —The WilternNovember 9 – Los Angeles, CA —The WilternNovember 10 – Oakland, CA — Fox TheatreNovember 11 – Oakland, CA — Fox TheatreView Fall Tour Dates Just a few days after wrapping up an exciting two-night run during Jazz Fest in New Orleans, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead have announced a series of seven fall tour dates in four different cities.JRAD’s fall tour will get started when the band heads to Philadelphia for back-to-back shows at the Tower Theater on October 18th and 19th. The following night—on October 20th—the group will take over The Anthem in Washington, DC. The group will swing through California a few weeks later, with two nights at The Wiltern in Los Angeles on November 8th and 9th and two nights at the Fox Theatre in Oakland on November 10th and 11th.As previously reported, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead just wrapped up their fourth-annual Jazz Fest run in New Orleans. This year’s two-night heater took place at the Mardi Gras World Ballroom and featured sit-ins from violinist Katie Jacoby and Cage The Elephant guitarist Nick Bockrath.Tickets for all seven shows will go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 11th. A Facebook pre-sale will take place on Wednesday, May 9th. For more information, or to check out a full list of Joe Russo’s Almost Dead’s upcoming tour dates, head tot he band’s website.last_img read more