Date: May 17th, 8:00 pm
Title: Woody Guthrie’s 100th Birthday Party
Location: West End Cultural Centre
Host Organization: MayWorks
The songs and stories of America’s tuning fork Woodrow Wilson Guthrie as presented by leading and less know lights of Winnipeg’s brilliant folk music community including The Magnificent Sevens, Sweet Alibi, Dry Bones (ft.Nathan Rogers, JD Edwards and Leonard Podolak). Woody Guthrie documented the struggles of working class people and his body of work is unparalleled. The concert will feature his best known and most lyrically and musically beautiful songs and some of his best stories and recitations.