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Ruthie Foster & Eric Bibb

Soulful Roots Gospel

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Ruthie Foster & Eric Bibb Ruthie Foster & Eric Bibb

Ruthie Foster and Eric Bibb have forged a compelling path for the next generation of songwriting blues and soul artists. Performing on their own and together, these powerful performers join forces for a joyful night of roots music!

About Ruthie Foster

Ascendant folk blues star Ruthie Foster is an artist to watch: on the strength of her record The Truth According to Ruthie Foster, she won a 2010 Blues Music Award and was nominated for a Grammy. One of Austin, TX’s finest musical exports in recent years, Foster blends gospel revival, blues and soul with lyrics that bleed and a voice that rings with joy.

As Foster’s star grows, her tours get bigger and the awards keep coming in. Recent awards include a 2013 Blues Music Award for Traditional Blues Female vocals, Female Blues Artist of the Year at the Living Blues awards, and Best Female Vocals at the Austin Music Awards.

This is a colossal talent with a huge voice and a joyful message.

What Other People Have Been Saying...

“Music this moving doesn’t come around often these days…” -Sonic Boomers

“She sounds long-suffering, forthright, resilient and thoroughly at home” -New York Times

“Ruthie Foster’s voice is so full of hallelujah, you sometimes have to listen to her songs two or three times before you realize she’s singing the blues.” — Texas Music magazine

Ruthie Foster & Eric Bibb

About Eric Bibb

Metronome Magazine may have gotten it best: “Blues troubadour Eric Bibb may be one of the finest acoustic bluesmen you’ve never heard of.” This New York-born guitarist/singer is intent on changing that, with a relentless touring schedule and accolades coming in from all directions. He has received a Grammy nomination and five Blues Music Award nominations for his recordings, and made believers out of people like Taj Mahal and Bonnie Raitt. His finger picking acoustic guitar playing and smooth, gentle and yet powerful voice simply drip with gospel and folk influences, yet he remains a bluesman through and through.

A performance by Eric Bibb is an enriching experience-both musically and spiritually. His music, like his personality, is intimate, assured and passionate.

• “Don’t Let Nobody Drag Your Spirit Down”

• “In My Father’s House”

What Other People Have Been Saying...

“spiritually charged, soul-stirring performances… a masterful storyteller, world class singer, and electrifying acoustic guitarist” -Blues Revue

“one of the classic storytellers of our time… both intimate and powerful” -Nashville Blues Society

“…blindingly beautiful… One of the greatest ‘new’ talents to arise in blues music over the last couple of years.” - Venue Magazine

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Date:
Monday, Feb 17, 2014
Time:
9:30pm
Cost:
$40-30

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