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Ruthie Foster

April 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$25 – $30

Blues and gospel singer Ruthie has earned three nominations for Best Blues Album Grammy, seven Blues Music Awards, three Austin Music Awards, the Grand Prix du Disque award from the Académie Charles-Cros in France, a Living Blues Critics’ Award for Female Blues Artist of the Year, and the title of an “inspiring American Artist” as a United States Artists 2018 Fellow.

Ruthie’s latest – “Joy Comes Back” – reflects love and loss; at the time she was splitting a household and custody of her 5-year-old daughter. Music was her therapy.

The comfort she felt within the studio gave her the strength to pour the heartache of her family’s fracture and the cautious hope of a new love into 10 incredible tracks, nine of which are by a diverse array of writers ranging from Mississippi John Hurt and Grace Pettis (daughter of renowned folk singer Pierce Pettis), to Chris Stapleton and Black Sabbath. Producer Daniel Barrett described the album to local hero Warren Hood, who lays fiddle and mandolin on “Richland Woman Blues,” as “some blues, some folk, some soul, some rock, some gospel.” Hood replied, “Sounds like Ruthie Foster music.” It takes a true artist to make an outside song their own and, if you know Ruthie, you know she succeeds. The Recording Academy might want to put its engraver on notice. Every note on Joy Comes Back confirms this truth: It’s Ruthie’s time.

Details

Date:
April 18
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost:
$25 – $30
Website:
http://www.rhythmandroots.org%20

Organizer

www.rhythmandroots.org
Email:
info@rhythmandroots.org
Website:
www.rhythmandroots.org

Venue

Hotel Congress Outdoor Plaza
311 E. Congress St.
Tucson, AZ 85701 United States
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Phone:
520-622-8848
Website:
www.hotelcongress.com

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