winterfolk sisters of the road benefit
KBOO is a proud media sponsor for Winterfolk 24 ~ Benefit for Sisters of the Road Cafe
CELEBRATE WITH WINTERFOLK 24 - Saturday February 4th @ Aladdin Theater
TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 15TH
Portland, OR (December 13, 2011) – Tickets go on sale December 15th for Winterfolk 24: a celebration of music and community. For 24 years, Winterfolk has benefited Sisters Of The Road, a vital Portland organization working to end homelessness. Tickets are $28 in advance and $30 at the door, and can be purchased at the Aladdin Theater Box Office, 3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, 503-234-9694; and Ticketmaster outlets, 1-800-745-3000.
Nationally-acclaimed folk star Tracy Grammer will headline again this year. Headliner Tracy Grammer is a Winterfolk favorie and will be celebrating the release of a new CD of previously unheard Dave Carter/Tracy Grammer recordings that date back more than 10 years.
A stunning Woodland Pro Folk Sunburst guitar (value $1,000) will be up for grabs in the guitar raffle. This guitar is a visual standout: mahogany back and sides, spruce top, rosewood fingerboard and bridge, vintage style slotted headstock and butter-bean knobs, and a sunburst finish (generously donated by Artichoke Music). The raffle also includes one day (10 hours) of recording time at Billy Oskay’s Big Red Studio (value $750). Pick up your raffle tickets beginning next week at Artichoke Music (3130 SE Hawthorne), Portland Fret Works (3027 NE Alberta) or Sisters’ office. The winner will be chosen at Winterfolk. You need not be present to win, but it’s so much more fun if you are!
Joining Tracy this year are:
- Kate Power and Steve Einhorn, a legendary duo that sings heartfelt harmonies
- Donna Lynn and Terry Davis, bringing music that makes a difference from a soulful Portland duo
- Youthful guitar phenomenon, Brooks Robertson
- The wonderful Tom May Trio
- Lauren Sheehan with traditional American roots music
- and Peter Yeates, Mike Beglen and Bob Soper, sharing their Irish traditional music
ABOUT SISTERS OF THE ROAD: Founded in 1979, Sisters Of The Road uses nonviolence to support community driven solutions to the calamities of homelessness and poverty. Sisters' cafe is open to everyone, serving low cost, hot, nutritious meals. Sisters also provides job training, support to parents and children, and innovative solutions to the issues surrounding poverty and homelessness through self and community advocacy.