FRIDAY , November 16th 2012 Where: PAC3 (Performing Arts Center at Third Street Center) 520 South Third Street Carbondale, CO. Cost: Advance Tickets: $ 27 Day of Show: $ 3 2 Buy Tickets at www.pac3carbondale.com or Dos Gringos in Carbondale and Thunder River Market About: 2012 GRAMMY Nominee for her latest album Roadside Attractions (Best Blues Album), her fifth GRAMMY nomination overall and a very impressive fourth CD in a row of hers to be nominated, following Peace, Love & BBQ(2008), Live! Down The Road (2005) and So Many Rivers (2003). She received an earlier nomination for Sing It!(1998) with Irma Thomas and Tracy Nelson. (please see DISCOGRAPHY) 2011 Living Blues Award winner for Blues Artist of the Year (Female) and Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard) Gulf Coast Music Hall Of Fame Inductee (2010) Winner of eight Blues Music Awards – four wins in the last seven years for Best Piano Player of the Year, plus recent wins for Best Contemporary Blues – Female Artist of the Year (twice), and once each for Contemporary Blues Album of Year for So Many Rivers, and Blues Album of the Year for Presumed Innocent. Winner of two 2009 Living Blues Readers’ Poll Awards for Blues Artist of the Year (Female) and Most Outstanding Musician (Keyboard), adding to her wins in the category in 2007 and 2008 Peace, Love & BBQ debuted at #1 in the Billboard Blues Charts (April 2008) Full bio: Marcia Ball is a woman with a reputation. The Texas-born, Louisiana-raised pianist/vocalist/songwriter is famed worldwide for igniting a full-scale roadhouse rhythm and blues party every time she strolls on stage. Ball’s groove-laden New Orleans boogie and rollicking Gulf Coast blues have made her a one-of-a-kind favorite with music fans all over the world. But she’s also a master at transfixing her audience with an emotionally rich, passionately sung ballad. The Boston Herald says, “Ball plays masterful, red hot tracks from the Texas-Louisiana border. Her voice can break your heart with a ballad or break your back with a rocker.” On her new CD, Roadside Attractions (her 15th solo recording), Ball’s songwriting is at the forefront, ranging from tales of wild parties to stories of twisted motel affairs to declarations of the enduring power of love and family. It is inspired by her years on the road and from insights gained from everyday life, making it her most autobiographical album. Roadside Attractio
MARCIA BALL AT PAC3
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