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Rhiannon Giddens & Dirk Powell Acoustic Duo

Cal Poly Arts and Otter Productions, Inc. are pleased to announce another Center Stage event to be presented at the historic Fremont Theatre:  RHIANNON GIDDENS & DIRK POWELL in concert, 8 p.m. on Friday, November 18, 2016. Advance reserved tickets are on sale now; online at www.vallitix.com and at Boo Boo Records in SLO, call (888) 825-5484. Tickets $25-$37 plus service charges. All ages.

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Hailed as a major American artist for this day and and age, acclaimed instrumentalist and vocalist Giddens infuses African-American string band traditions with a new, beautiful vitality, celebrating sounds of folk, jazz, gospel and the blues.  She also was just awarded the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo & Bluegrass.  As a vocalist, T Bone Burnett raved:  “(Rhiannon Giddens is) next in a long line of singers that include Odetta, Mahalia Jackson, and Rosetta Tharpe.”

Cajun/Creole musician Powell joins Giddens for an acoustic evening filled with a unique blend of song and sound that touches on all of what makes American Roots music the resonant force that it is.

Rhiannon Giddens & Dirk Powell Duo Acoustic Concert,  Friday November 18, 8PM at the Historic Fremont Theatre in downtown San Luis Obispo. All Ages.



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