Carnegie Hall Presents

WFUV Live at Zankel

Unforgettable lyrics with stories you’ll never forget; rousing, rollicking songs about wild times; soulful blues for the 21st century: All are here on this series, curated by WFUV Music Director Rita Houston, andfeaturing Aimee Mann, Justin Townes Earle, Citizen Cope, and Joseph Arthur.

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Joseph Arthur

Justin Townes Earle

Aimee Mann

Citizen Cope

Joseph Arthur

Zankel Hall
Friday, November 11, 2011 | 10 PM

Performers

Joseph Arthur
Joseph Arthur’s music has been described as “a dynamic swirl of noise that somehow appears magically around him” (NPR). He has won over famous fans like Michael Stipe, played in Fistful of Mercy with Ben Harper, and performed with his band The Lonely Astronauts.

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Midwest


Joseph Arthur
Graduation Ceremony | Lonely Astronaut

Justin Townes Earle

Zankel Hall
Friday, December 2, 2011 | 10 PM

Performers

Justin Townes Earle
Amanda Shires, Fiddle
Bryn Davies, Bass
Justin Townes Earle is an anomaly—rockin’ and reelin’ at times, sweet and slow at others. He’s Nashville North, all set up in lower Manhattan now—just like his hero Woody Guthrie—with twang and charm intact.

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Harlem River Blues


Justin Townes Earle
Harlem River Blues | Bloodshot Records

Aimee Mann

Zankel Hall
Saturday, January 28, 2012 | 10 PM

Performers

Aimee Mann
From her work in the 1980s with MTV favorite ’Til Tuesday through her acclaimed solo discs Whatever and I’m With Stupid in the ’90s, Aimee Mann has always been at the forefront of contemporary songwriters, known for her clever, literate, and insightful songs.

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Medicine Wheel


Aimee Mann
Superego Records

Citizen Cope

Zankel Hall
Friday, March 23, 2012 | 10 PM

Performers

Citizen Cope
An intimate solo/acoustic performance by Citizen Cope, the Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter. With a unique gift for narrative, Cope explores universal themes through his own eyes and a memorable cast of characters—“a modern day bluesman who paints a plaintive portrait of the human condition” (Rolling Stone).

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Lifeline


Citizen Cope
Rainwater LP | RED Distribution