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Walking Woodys Road: Jimmy Lafave, Eliza Gilkyson, Slaid Cleaves, Sam Baker
Phone (888) 616-0522
Price $31-$71
Age Suitability 18 and up
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Walking Woody's Road: Jimmy Lafave, Eliza Gilkyson, Slaid Cleaves, Sam Baker

Friday, Jan 24 7:00p
One World Theatre Austin, TX

They captures the timeless heart, wit, soul, and spirit of the legendary singer/songwriter, guitarist, poet, author, artist, philosopher, and thinker, Woody Guthrie. In a performance that has been called “nothing short of brilliant,” renowned Austin, Texas singer/songwriter Jimmy LaFave brings a stellar cast of performers to assist him in paying tribute to the quintessential hard times troubadour: Eliza Gilkyson is a politically minded, poetically gifted singer-songwriter who has become one of the… Show more

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Eliza Gilkyson
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While she took a tortoise-paced path to prominence, by the 2000s, singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson's the whispery brand of folk Eliza Gilkyson began plying in the late-'60s began to curry a deserved following....
Slaid Cleaves
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The music of Austin-based singer/songwriter and guitarist Slaid Cleaves is rooted in country and traditional folk songs, but it is unusual enough to hold interest in what appears to be a sea of singer/songwriters in the 1990s....
Jimmy LaFave
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Austin-based singer/songwriter and guitarist Jimmy LaFave brings a passionate rock & roll energy to his original folk songs, whether he's playing solo or with a band. LaFave grew up in Wills Point, east of Dallas, but at 17, his family moved to Stillwater, OK....
Sam Baker
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With his raspy, almost spoken word vocal style and his literate, poignant, and carefully observed songs that grapple with the beauties, complexities, and little tragedies of this world, Sam Baker has much in common with other Texan songwriters like Robert Earl Keen, James McMurtry, Townes Van Zandt, and Guy Clark, although his approach to narrative probably comes closest to an artist like John Prine....
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One World Theatre
7701 Bee Cave Rd.
Austin, TX 78746
(512) 330-9500
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June 11, 2008 - Austin360.com | Austin American-Statesman - Brad Buchholz

One happy-go-lucky love song into this CD, I was ready to report that “Beautiful World” is Austin singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson’s watershed album —- that is to say, her first truly joyful record of the 21st century, the kind of record our admittedly angst-ridden, socially conscious heroine promises to record for us … someday. Just not right now.

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