Robert Jones & Matt Watroba: Common Chords
Celebrating Diversity Through American Roots Music
Detroit duo Robert Jones & Matt Watroba's program "Common Chords" explores racial and cultural diversity and cooperation through traditional styles of American music, storytelling, and singing. Join Matt and Robert on a journey through traditional American music drawn from many cultures, showing how it’s woven together to create the fabric of the great American musical tapestry. Tickets are general admission, for sale at the door or in advance (no fees) at www.aca.tix.com
Watch a video about Jones & Watroba here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lE1g5yc1zy4
Then come to the concert!
Matt Watroba is a founding member of two nonprofit music preservation organizations: the National Folk Alliance and The Ark. He sings and writes songs of compassion, inner strength, humor, and everyday living. Matt has shared the stage with Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Arlo Guthrie, Christine Lavin, Peter Yarrow, and Richard Thompson.
Robert Jones has a deep love for traditional African American and American traditional folk music, which he shares through educational outreach and musical performance. He is celebrated for his mastery of regional and historical guitar styles, voice, harmonica, mandolin, fiddle, banjo, quills, and bones. He is an award-winning songwriter and the creator of American Roots Music in Education.
Date & Time
October 12, 2018
7:00PM - 9:00PM
Adult $15, Youth $5