Friday, April 11, 2014
Doors: 7:30 p.m.; Show: 8:00 p.m.
Avalon Theatre $25
Having distilled his own signature sound of blues and folk for over 40 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original.
A profound songwriter, Chris continues to draw deeply from the blues, American folk music, and modern poets and philosophers to develop a dazzling style of guitar work, gravelly voice, and songwriting that’s all his own. Like his friend Bonnie Raitt, he has always traveled his own road, eschewing sophisticated studio tricks and staying true to his musical vision.
According to the The New York Times: “With a weary, well-traveled voice and a serenely intricate finger-picking style, Mr. Smither turns the blues into songs that accept hard-won lessons and try to make peace with fate.