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Narrows Center for the Arts announces April schedule



FALL RIVER— The Narrows Center welcomes spring with a nice musical lineup. In the gallery until May 13th will be an exhibition by Deborah Baronas entitled “The Art of Work, Textiles and the American Dream.” The artwork explores the mills and workers as well as the off-job recreation, and even brings to light the flowers apparently grown in the windows to soften the harsh realities of the factory floor.

Here’s the April schedule of upcoming events. Doors open at 7 p.m. and shows start at 8pm, unless otherwise noted.

Fri, Apr 6. Chris Smither. Suitcase Junket opens at 7 p.m. Chris will be accompanied by his producer, Goody Goodrich on guitar and strings and Billy Conway on percussion. $32 Advance; 37 Day of Show.

Sat, Apr 7. Cowboy Junkies. SOLD OUT.

Thu, Apr 12. Robyn Hitchcock. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan. $27; $30 DOS.

Sat, Apr 14. Journeyman-A Tribute to Eric Clapton. At just 17, Shaun Hague was named “The Best Young Blues Guitarist” by The House of Blues and by 21, he was playing guitar for blues phenomenon, Kenny Wayne Shepherd. $24; $26.

Wed, Apr 18. JD McPherson. When he talks about his new album, Undivided Heart & Soul, there’s no glimmer of self-adulation, or even the confidence one might expect of a veteran artist. $25; $27.

Thu, Apr 19. The Weight Band. Members of THE BAND, the LEVON HELM BAND & the RICK DANKO GROUP pay tribute to The Band’s musical tradition, packaged for today’s vibrant Americana base. $42; $47.

Fri, Apr 20. Band of Friends “A Celebration of Rory Gallagher.” Susan Cattaneo opens. Band of Friends “A Celebration of Rory Gallagher” features Davy Knowles, Gerry McAvoy, & Ted McKenna. $27; $30.

Sat, Apr 21. Trinity and Colby James. Accomplished singer, songwriter and musician, Colby James has earned an outstanding reputation. Trinity is comprised of four vocalists, specializing in performing a tribute to the music of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. $20; $22.

Wed, Apr 25. Alan Doyle. Canadian musician and actor, Alan is best known as the lead singer of Canadian folk rock band Great Big Sea. $30; $32.

Thu, Apr 26. Ana Popovic. The award-winning, hard-touring, guitar slinger blends smoking electric funk and slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and a tight blues groove with soulful, feminine vocals. $32; $37.

Fri, Apr 27. Bruce Cockburn. One of Canada’s finest artists, Bruce Cockburn has enjoyed an illustrious career shaped by politics, spirituality, and musical diversity, embracing folk, jazz, rock, and world beat styles. $57; $62.

Sat, Apr 28. Martin Sexton. American singer-songwriter, Martin Sexton extends touring in support of his ninth studio release, Mixtape of the Open Road. $47; $52.

Sun, Apr 29. A Memphis Revue with Amy Black. Join Amy and the band for a soulful evening of music originally recorded in Memphis by artists including Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Al Green, Otis Clay, etc. $22 Advance; $25 Day of Show.

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