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Singer & Songwriter Jeffrey Foucault

February 9 @ 9:00 pm UTC-6

Singer & Songwriter Jeffrey Foucault
Genre: Country, Rock & Roll
$15 in advance
$17 day of

web: http://www.jeffreyfoucault.com/

video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=URffenotX8M

One of the finest songwriters of his generation, Jeffrey Foucault has taken in his own words, ‘the small roads;’ building a brick and mortar independent international touring career of ten studio albums, countless miles and critical accolades. He’s been lauded for stark, literate songs that are as wide open as the landscape of his native Midwest (The New Yorker) and described as Quietly brilliant (The Irish Times), while catching the ear of everyone from Greil Marcus to Don Henley (who regularly covers Foucault in his live set), to Van Dyke Parks (who offered to play on Foucault’s 2011 offering, Horse Latitudes, after catching a live radio interview).

Jeffrey Foucault was 17 when he learned to play all the songs on John Prine’s eponymous debut on his father’s mail-order guitar, spending long evenings in his bedroom spinning piles of old records on a hand-me-down turntable, lifting the needle to transcribe every line of ‘Desolation Row’. At 19 he stole a copy of Townes Van Zandt: Live and Obscure from a friend, and a few years later, having quit school to work as a farm-hand and house-carpenter Foucault began writing the songs that became his first record (2001’s Miles From the Lightning). Since that release he’s been everything from solo country-blues troubadour to frontman for a six-piece rock ‘n’ roll band, along the way compiling a discography remarkable for its visceral power and complex poetics.

Details

Date:
February 9
Time:
9:00 pm
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/151818832118519

Venue

The Arts Campus at Willits
360 Market St.
Basalt, CO 81621 United States

Organizer

Jeffrey Foucault