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Louisiana Grandstand presents Willie Watson, founding member of Old Crow Medicine Show, at the historic WDC Theater (802 Margaret Place) in Shreveport, LA.
About Willie Watson: For over two decades, Willie Watson has made modern folk music rooted in older traditions. He's a folksinger in the classic sense: a singer, storyteller, and traveler, with a catalog of songs that bridge the gap between the past and present. From his early days as a founding member of the Old Crow Medicine Show to his current work as a solo artist, he is a celebrated musician with a rich vocal range, a top interpreter of the folk canon and a highly skilled multi-instrumentalist.
On the road as an active touring musician, Watson often plays alone with his soaring vocals accompanied by his guitar, banjo and harmonica, but most recently has been traveling with his new string band, featuring fellow Old Crow alum Ben Gould on upright bass, Sam Schmidt on guitar and mandolin, and Rosie Newton on fiddle... (read more)
About Louisiana Grandstand: Louisiana Grandstand is a concert & event production company located in Shreveport, LA. Louisiana Grandstand was founded to promote and grow the historic music scene of Northwest Louisiana. It began with the concert series, the Shreveport Opry, a monthly showcase for rising regional musicians. For more information, please visit LouisianaGrandstand.com
About WDC Theater: The WDC Theater located upstairs inside the historic Woman's Department Club is a rare century old theater with unparalleled acoustics in the heart of Shreveport. Located off of Line Avenue next door to the Shreveport Little Theater, this venue has been exclusive and rarely visited by the public for nearly a century. For more information, please visit WDCShreveport.com
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