Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Bridge Street Live
Collinsville, CT

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Bridge Street Live
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Phone: (860) 693-9762
41 Bridge Street
Collinsville, CT 06022
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Born in Tupelo, Mississippi and raised among the same spirits (and some of the actual people) who nurtured a young Elvis generations before, Thorn has rambled down back roads and jumped out of airplanes, worked for years in a furniture factory, battled four-time world champion boxer Roberto Durán on national television, opened for Bonnie Raitt, Mark Knopfler, and John Prine among many other headliners, and made some of the most emotionally restless yet fully accessible music of our time. The first thing you notice is The Voice, unique and distinctive, the voice of a man who has walked a long, hot span over dusty Mississippi country roads. And after repeated listens, you realize that his is not merely the voice of a poet but also of a merciful prophet, a summation not unjustified. Those who follow the career of Paul Thorn believe he is both. It has been said that a Paul Thorn concert is like "taking a 6-pack to church," as evidenced by his song "Mission Temple Fireworks Stand." The first thing you notice is the voice, distinctively soulful and funky, the voice of a man who has walked a long, hot span over dusty Mississippi country roads. Thorn is the second biggest thing to come out of Tupelo MS… “One of the best Americana songwriters and touring performers. He is a walking personification of what is American music.” —Americana Music Times “Thorn's Southern-influenced, rootsy rock sounds [are] triumphant time and again.” –Country Standard Time
Ticket Price: $27 GA, $37 VIP
Show Time:8:00 PM
Website:http://www.41bridgestreet.com/calendar/index.php?id=375

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