is the grass any bluer...

is the grass any bluer...
on the other side?

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

WoodSongs Celebrates The Blues, Monday, January 16th! (call 252.8888 and reserve your seat :)

WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour

 WoodSongs tapes Monday's at 6:45 pm (EST) at the Kentucky Theatre, 214 E Main, Lexington, KY.   WS Partners come to over 30 shows a year FREE plus get  discounts on all special events. Sign up with PAYPAL onlinewww.woodsongs.com

WoodSongs 24hr Reservation Hotline:
859-252-8888
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WoodSongs is on Winter Break . . .
No WoodSongs Taping Mon. January 2nd, 2012
 
WoodSongs Jan. 16th - 
Celebration Of The Blues
General Public $10    Student ID $5    WoodSongs Partners FREE

Ruthie FosterRUTHIE FOSTER can burn down any stage with 
her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk 
- making her one of the most dynamic voices 
that has ever graced the WoodSongs stage. 
Foster catapulted to the forefront of the blues/roots 
world on the strength of her 2009 Grammy-nominated,
 'The Truth According To Ruthie Foster'.  
Foster then won Blues Music Association awards 
for both Best Traditional and Best Contemporary Female Blues Artist in 
back-to-back years. Her latest record 'Let It Burn' was recorded in 
New Orleans and features Blind Boys of Alabama, 
soul legend William Bell, 
and songs by Adele, Black Keys, Los Lobos, 
Johnny Cash, The Band, Pete Seeger, 
Crosby, Stills & Nash and more.

Marquise KnoxMARQUISE KNOX asks on his new record 
"Can a kid play the blues?" This 21 year 
old St. Louis native hails from a musical 
family deeply entrenched in the blues. He learned 
how to play guitar from his grandmother whose 
family were sharecroppers and whose great, 
great grandparents were slaves. He spent his early 
teenage years in St. Louis mentoring under the late
 great Blues legend Henry James Townsend.
 Marquise's talents have earned him performing
 rights with some of America's most notable 
blues performers such as blues legend B.B. King, 
Pinetop Perkins and David "Honeyboy" Edwards. 
He won a Living Blues Award for Best Debut and 
takes another big step forward with the release 
of his new CD.marquiseknox.com
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SPECIAL EVENT: 
Monday, January 30th
The legendary JUDY COLLINS!!!

Judy CollinsTickets are on sale 
now to everyone for the Jan 30
 special event with JUDY COLLINS ... 
you must have a ticket in advance 
for this show, (no reservations) for this broadcast.

Order tickets from the 
KENTUCKY THEATER, call 231-7924.  

Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her
 unique blend of interpretative folksongs and 
contemporary themes. Her impressive career has 
spanned more than 40 years. At 13, Judy Collins made her 
public debut performing Mozart's "Concerto for Two Pianos" 
but it was the music of such artists as Woody Guthrie and 
Pete Seeger, as well as the traditional songs of the folk
 revival, that sparked Judy Collins' love of lyrics.
In 1961, Judy Collins released her first album, 
A Maid of Constant Sorrow, at the age of 22.

Collins' rendition of Joni Mitchell's
 "Both Sides Now" from her 1967 
album Wildflowers, quickly gained "classic" status.
 "Both Sides Now" has since been entered into
 the Grammy's Hall of Fame. Winning "Song of the Year" 
at the 1975 Grammy's Awards show was 
Judy's version of "Send in the Clowns."

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