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Arlo Guthrie

5th April 2018 - Thursday 20:00

Arlo Guthrie, New York’s sensational talking blues and folk music artist is bringing his signature sounds to the Saban Theater!

Arlo Davy Guthrie was born in Coney Island in 1947 and is a folk singer and songwriter. He was influenced by music at a young age through his father, renowned folk singer and composer, Woody Guthrie. Like his father, Arlo went on to make a name for himself by singing songs of protest against social injustice. He’s had a stellar career with 20 studio albums, 2 compilation albums, 9 live albums, and he’s performed with renowned artists such as Pete Seeger, David Bromberg, Cyril Neville, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, Judy Collins, John Prine, Wesley Gray, Josh Ritter, and many others. His debut single Alice's Restaurant Massacre (an 18 minute and 34 second satirical talking blues song giving a first person account of 1960s counterculture) has become his most well known piece of work and it led to the success of his 1967 debut album, Alice's Restaurant. The album went on to achieve Platinum status and the single was also the inspiration for the eponymous 1969 film. Arlo has also appeared in many films, TV shows, and he’s also a political activist. In September 1992, he was awarded the Peace Abbey Courage of Conscience award.

Don’t miss your chance to see this artist add a unique touch to talking blues and folk music! Click the button below to see Arlo Guthrie on Thursday, April 5th!

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