$35 + Charges
Please join at the Birchmere on late November Thursday night (no this is not Turkey day) a week before Thanksgiving on November 21st for a sure treat of Joe Ely and Paul Thorn. If you know these guys music like we do, then you know this will be a great show.
Joe Ely (age 66) is an American (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States) singer, songwriter and guitarist whose music touches on honky-tonk (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Honky-tonk), Texas Country (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Texas_Country), Tex-Mex (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tejano_music) and rock and roll (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_and_roll).
He has had a genre-crossing career, performing with Bruce Springsteen (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bruce_Springsteen), Uncle Tupelo (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uncle_Tupelo), Los Super Seven (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Los_Super_Seven), The Chieftains (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Chieftains) and James McMurtry (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_McMurtry) in addition to his early work with The Clash (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Clash) and more recent acoustic tours with Lyle Lovett (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lyle_Lovett), John Hiatt (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Hiatt), and Guy Clark (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guy_Clark).
Joe has more than 15 studio albums since his first self titled ablum in 1977 and other works of note including: Musta Notta Gotta Lotta (1981), Letter to Laredo (1995), Streets of Sin (2001), and most recently Satisfied At Last (2011).
Paul Thorn (age 49) is an Americana (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Americana_(music)) singer-songwriter whose style is a mix of blues (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blues_music) and rock music (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rock_music). Thorn has toured as an opening act for Huey Lewis & the News (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huey_Lewis_%26_the_News), Sting (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sting_(musician)), John Prine (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Prine), Marianne Faithfull (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne_Faithfull), Mark Knopfler (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mark_Knopfler), Robert Cray (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Cray), Bonnie Raitt (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnie_Raitt), Toby Keith (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toby_Keith) and Jeff Beck (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeff_Beck), and Jerry Jeff Walker (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerry_Jeff_Walker).
Paul Thorn has six studio albums including Ain’t Love Strange (2009), Pimps and Preachers (2010) and What the Hell Is Goin' On? (2012).
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