Smithsonian Folkways Recordings presents its official release concert for the new “Roll Columbia” album, the first collection including all twenty-six songs written by Woody Guthrie while working for the Bonneville Power Administration in Portland in 1941. This landmark album features musicians from across the Pacific Northwest, including International Blues Challenge winners Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons, along with Orville Johnson, Bill Murlin, Annalisa Tornfelt & The Tornfelt Sisters, Timberbound, Carl Allen, and Jon Neufeld. To make the celebration even more special, it takes place on Woody Guthrie’s birthday.
This exciting night of cool stories and hot music takes place at The Alberta Rose Theatre, 3000 NE Alberta Street, on Friday, July 14 at 8:00 pm. This event is open to all ages, with minors okay when accompanied by a parent or guardian. Tickets are $18.00 and may be purchased in advance at TicketBiscuit.com.