Steve Earle & Joe Purdy

  • When: August 10, 2014 Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Where: eTOWN HALL / 1535 Spruce Street, Boulder, CO 80302
  • Cost: $25 (plus tax and theatre fee)
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Singer/ songwriter/ actor (and author) Steve Earle joins us once again in eTown, this time to rock out with his band The Dukes. A youthful protégé of legendary songwriters like Townes Van Zandt and Guy Clark, Steve quickly became a stellar songsmith himself, eventually evolving into a musical force to be reckoned with. His original tunes have been recorded by Willie Nelson, The Pretenders, Joan Baez, Emmylou Harris, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Travis Tritt, and many, many more. Steve has been with us numerous times, and we’re always honored when he finds time in his extremely busy schedule for a trip to eTown.

Tapings-ConcertsAlso with us: young, up-and-upcomingsinger/songwriter Joe Purdy. Joe is one of a cropof rising stars in the music world; he’s aninsightful writer, wise beyond his young age. Hereturns to the show for his second visit to sharesome thoughtful and well-crafted original songs(one of which he completed right before soundcheck; he had me learn it at rehearsal and we doit for you during the show, the first publicperformance of this song . . ever!). Check out thisweek’s show videos below.  Our award winner isa woman from North Carolina who feeds thehungry in her area and, in doing so, brings hercommunity together at the same time. There’sgreat stuff for everyone, this week in eTown.