Thursday, November 17, 2016, 7:30pm
Blues-based singer-songwriter James has dazzled audiences around the world with a creative guitar repertoire that channels the best of Charlie Patton, Preston Reed, Bill Withers, and Townes Van Zandt.
- In addition to being an award-winning songwriter, James is a storyteller who has been featured on The Moth.
- His critically acclaimed trilogy of albums, Songs Famed for Sorrow and Joy (2008), For Rosa, Maeve and Noreen (2009), and And for the Dark Road Ahead (2012) has gained James praise not only for carrying on great traditions, but for being an innovator as well.
- James was born the last in a long line of performers including dancers, story tellers, choir singers, porch-stomping guitar thumpers, and a session-jazz pianist dating back to the 1890s.
Go green! As part of Strathmore’s ongoing effort to conserve natural resources, we’re providing a digital version of the concert program in advance. Help us save paper by using this e-program instead of taking a hard copy at the door. Download the program.
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This performance is part of Strathmore’s Shades of Blues festival. Check out the full line-up.
Strathmore thanks the DC Blues Society for their promotional support.
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