Larry Long on FIRST PERSON RADIO 12/14/16

Join Laura Waterman Wittstock and Roy Taylor on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 as they talk with Larry Long -- an American singer-songwriter who has made his life work the celebration of everyday heroes. Author, historian, actor, and broadcaster Studs Terkel called Larry “a true American Troubadour.” Now a Smithsonian Folkways recording artist, Long has sung at major concerts and festivals throughout the United States and world, including Awesome Africa Festival (South Africa), Winnipeg Folk Festival (Canada), at the Hollywood Bowl with Kris Kristofferson, and at Madison Square Garden with Joan Baez, Bruce Springsteen and many others for Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Celebration. 
 
Larry Long is a recipient of the Bush Artists Fellowship, the Pope John XXIII Award, Leadership In Neighborhood Fellowship (St. Paul Companies), Sustainability Award, and In The Spirit of Crazy Horse Award for his work in forgotten communities.  Long is presently producing and performing with American Roots Revue which celebrates America’s richest musical traditions of First Nation, gospel, folk, blues, and R&B. Backed by some of the finest musicians making music across the world today.  American Roots Revue is a must-see event whose ever-changing line-up.   
 American Roots Revue, featuring Robert Robinson, JD Steele, Tonia Hughes and Larry Long will be performing at the Dakota Jazz Club on January 14th

 

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