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Thread #47757   Message #713586
Posted By: Suffet
19-May-02 - 02:18 PM
Thread Name: Woody Guthrie Birthday Bash II
Subject: Woody Guthrie Birthday Bash II
Here we go again!

From: Stephen L. Suffet
Phone: (718) 786-1533
E-mail link.

PRESS RELEASE

For immediate release on or after May 17, 2002:

CB's 313 Gallery to host Second Annual Woody Guthrie Birthday Bash.

Round Robin Songfest to take place at New York City club on Sunday, July 14, 2002, from 7:00 to 9:00 PM.

Noted New York acoustic nightspot, CB's 313 Gallery, will play host to a two-hour songfest honoring the 90th birthday of American folk legend Woody Guthrie. This Second Annual Woody Guthrie Birthday Bash will begin at 7:00 PM, Sunday, July 14, 2002. $5 cover allows patrons to stay all night and hear other acts as well.

Born in Okemah, Oklahoma, on July 14, 1912, Woody Guthrie lived in New York off and on from 1940 until his death from Huntington's disease in 1967. This Birthday Bash celebration will feature Guthrie's music performed in round-robin fashion by a variety of local artists. Among them are Jessica Feinbloom, Anne Price, Eric Levine, Joel Landy, and Steve Suffet. Expect to hear several guest artists as well, including maritime musician Frank Woerner.

CB's 313 Gallery is located at 313 Bowery in the NOHO/East Village section of Lower Manhattan. It is just next door to the famed CBGB's and is under the same ownership. For information about CB's 313 Gallery, please call (212) 677-0455.


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