Grammy-winner Patty Griffin plays Clemens Center February 19 with Sara Watkins and Anas MitchellPaducah, KY (February 2, 2016) Legendary singer-songwriter and Grammy Award-winner Patty Griffin will appear with Sara Watkins and Anas Mitchell at West Kentucky Community and Technical Colleges Clemens Fine Arts Center February 19 at 7:30 p.m.
In a highly anticipated national tour, Griffin, Watkins and Mitchell join forces in a celebration of American songwriting and performance in a special singers-in-the-round style show.
With a career spanning over two decades, Griffin is the recipient of a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Gospel Album, a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album, and The American Music Associations 2007 Artist of the Year and Album of the Year awards. Griffins songs have been covered by a myriad of artists including Emmylou Harris, The Dixie Chicks, Joan Baez, Bette Midler and many others.
Singer and multi-instrumentalist Sara Watkins, first praised for her work as a founding member of Grammy Award-winning acoustic trio Nickel Creek, has since established an extraordinary solo career including highly acclaimed studio albums and collaborations with artists such as John Mayer and The Decemberists. She has made frequent appearances on the radio show A Prairie Home Companion.
Anas Mitchell has been compared to Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Gillian Welch for her musical style, sound and performance. Winner of the Kerrville Festivals New Folk Award and nominee for the Folk Alliances Best Contemporary Artist Award, Mitchell is widely recognized as a unique and impressive young voice in the resurging American folk movement. Critics praised her most recent album as genre-defining and her second consecutive masterpiece.
Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students and children. Get tickets online at the artsinfocus.universitytickets.com or by calling Julie Moore at (270) 534-3212.
To find out more about the artists, visit http://www.pattygriffin.com/, http://www.sarawatkins.com/, http://anaismitchell.com/