BRIEFLY.Byline: The Register-Guard
Luckett brings her worldly sound to Luna
Erika Luckett sings in many languages, has lived in many countries and has many influences.
Come see the product of all this mixing when Luckett (her first name is pronounced `eddie-Kah') stops at Luna on her spring tour.
She's a singer, songwriter and guitarist who the world's largest independent music organization, Just Plain Folks "Plain Folks" is one of the seven forms of propaganda. A Plain Folks argument is one in which the speaker presents him or herself as an Average Joe, a common person who can understand and empathize with a listener's concerns. , chose as its female artist of the year in 2004. Her biography describes her sound as Shawn Colvin Shawn Colvin (born January 10, 1956 in Vermillion, South Dakota) is a Grammy Award-winning American musician. Childhood and early career
Colvin's formative years were spent in the town of Carbondale, Illinois, where she attended Southern Illinois University Carbondale. after a "steamy adventure in Havana."
Luckett was born in Mexico and raised in Venezuela and Brazil. She moved to France as a teenager and played her blend of folk-Latin-jazz-pop in the subways.
Now, she plays as many as 150 shows a year in the United States United States, officially United States of America, republic (2005 est. pop. 295,734,000), 3,539,227 sq mi (9,166,598 sq km), North America. The United States is the world's third largest country in population and the fourth largest country in area. and Canada.
Another singer-songwriter, Myshkin, shares billing for this show. Her bio says her performances blend `Celtic, cabaret, Gypsy and punk influences.'
The show starts today at 9 p.m. at Luna, 30 E. Broadway. Admission is $7.
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Laurie Lewis Laurie Lewis (born September 28, 1950 in Long Beach, California), is an American bluegrass musician. In the mid-1970s, she cofounded the Good Ol' Persons, an all-female bluegrass band with Kathy Kallick. and Tom Rozum have been making bluegrass music bluegrass music: see country and western music. together since 1986. They have since recorded 12 albums and performed around the world.
They will share their brand of modern grass today at Sam Bond's Garage, 407 Blair Blvd.
The pair captured a Grammy nomination in 1995 for "The Oak and the Laurel," and Lewis won one in 1997 for "True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe For the retired NBC News correspondent of the same name, see Bill Monroe (journalist).
William Smith Monroe (September 13, 1911 – September 9, 1996) was an American musician who developed the style of music known as bluegrass, which takes its name from his ."
Folkwax.com writes that Lewis and Rozum are one of the best acoustic duet combinations around.
"(They have) just enough similarity in the range and tone of their voices to make the harmonies interesting and just enough difference to make things fascinating," the folkwax.com article states.
The show starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $17 at the door.
- The Register-Guard