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13Feb
Arlo Guthrie
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM The Ford Theater at The Country Music Hall of Fame
Date: February 13, 2019 to February 13, 2019
Where: The Ford Theater at The Country Music Hall of Fame, 222 5th Avenue South, Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Food & Dining, Concerts & Music
Ticket Price: N/A

Born in Coney Island, New York in 1947, Arlo Guthrie is the eldest son of Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company and founder of The Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease, and America's most beloved singer/writer/philosopher/artist Woody Guthrie. Arlo has become an iconic figure in folk music with a distinguished and varied career spanning almost sixty years.

In 1965, a teenaged Guthrie performed a "friendly gesture" that proved to be fateful. Arlo was arrested for littering, leading him to be deemed "not moral enough to join the army." Guthrie attained international attention at age 19 by recounting the true events on the album Alice's Restaurant in 1967. The "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" has become an anti-establishment anthem and an essential part of the Thanksgiving holiday season, still broadcast widely on terrestrial, internet and satellite radio. Alice's Restaurant achieved platinum status and was made into a movie in 1969, in which Arlo played himself, by the esteemed director Arthur Penn. 1969 also brought Arlo to the rock festival of the ages - Woodstock. His appearance showcased Arlo's hit "Coming Into Los Angeles", which was included on the multi-platinum Woodstock: Music From The Original Soundtrack And More (1970).

But mostly Arlo remains a road warrior, touring almost constantly, alone or with friends and family. Since the first time he performed in public in 1961 at the age of 13, and after almost 60 years of shows, Arlo Guthrie, now in his 70s, has become an American elder-a keeper of the flame.

Source: CMA Theater

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