- Wed, Apr. 19
The Long Center is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit dedicated to broadening the appreciation and enhancing the enjoyment of the cultural arts.
Long Center Concert Club presents Martha Redbone Roots Project, Wednesday, April 19 in the Rollins Studio Theatre.
“Poised to be Americana’s next superstar” –Village Voice
“Martha Redbone is a charismatic indie-soul diva whose sound is a just-right mix of retro and modern” –Time Out New York
Miss Redbone’s music flows equally from her own unique, award-winning blend of Native American elements with soul and funk and her deep roots in Appalachian folk and Piedmont blues favored by the matriarchy that raised her on a rich sojourn from Clinch Mountain, Virginia to Harlan County, Kentucky and beyond to Brooklyn’s Dodge City-esque mean streets. Her most recent album, Garden Of Love, seamlessly evokes the mid-20th century old timey gold rush when such artists as her fellow Kentuckians Jim Ford and Jackie DeShannon fearlessly infused their downhome blues between canyon air ballets and retronuevo cabinessence – before their followers developed newgrass and Redbone’s twangy forebears Buffy Sainte-Marie and Rita Coolidge brought Indigenous concerns to the rock & roll arena in the 1970s.
Long Center Concert Club
The 2016-2017 season of Concert Club is upon us, just overflowing with Austin talent! This year members will enjoy a special cabaret-style seating setup, making the experience more intimate and special than ever, as well as a complimentary buffet in the AT&T Education Room prior to each concert. Support of Concert Club underwrites rental costs in the Rollins through the Redd Carpet Initiative, a program that underwrites expenses for small and emerging locally-based arts organizations.
Questions? Call the 3M Box Office at (512) 474-LONG (5664), TTY (800) 735-2989.