Folk Music Legend Guthrie to Play Woonsocket’s Stadium Theatre

Sunday, July 09, 2017
GoLocalProv Lifestyle Team

Arlo Guthrie
Folk music legend Arlo Guthrie is bringing his solo show to Rhode Island.

Guthrie will play the Stadium Theatre in Woonsocket on Saturday, July 29 at 8 p.m.

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Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie was born in Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York in 1947. He is the oldest son of American singer/writer/philosopher Woody Guthrie and Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer.

Arlo Guthrie's career took off in 1967 with the release of "Alice's Restaurant", whose title song premiered at the Newport Folk Festival helped foster a new commitment among the '60s generation to social consciousness and activism.

With songs like "Alice's Restaurant", too long for radio airplay; "Coming into Los Angeles", banned from many radio stations (but a favorite at the 1969 Woodstock Festival); and the definitive rendition of Steve Goodman's "City of New Orleans", Guthrie proved that he was more than a one it wonder.

Over the past five decades, Guthrie has toured throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia winning a wide, popular following.

In addition to his accomplishments as a musician, playing the piano, six and twelve-string guitar, harmonica and a dozen other instruments, Arlo is a natural-born storyteller, whose tales and anecdotes figure prominently in his performances

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