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Women's History Month Musical Performance: Kim Trusty
Sunday, March 13, 2011
2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Cost: Free or give as you can to support music programs at the library.
Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903
Lippitt Hall, 1st Floor
A special library performance celebrating African American women songwriters-- Elizabeth Cotten, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Odetta, and
This show will take you on a journey of 4 African American Women who play guitar and write their own songs. From folk blues, jazz, rock & roll and a blending of all, come hear their stories and why their work should be heard.
About The Performer
The dynamic and multifaceted Kim Trusty is a powerful and diverse vocalist, songwriter, guitarist and actress. Kim draws on jazz, rhythm & blues, vocal improvisation, roots, rock and undemanding lyrics, bringing her life, heart and work experiences into unforgettable and unique performances.
"a performer who can capture a stage sitting still."
- J Seavor, Providence Journal
“Trusty's Sweet Novena CD well worth the wait. This CD has been long in the making, and it's a stone cold winner. Think Tracy Chapman and give her twice the power, twice the silk and three times the range. Yeah, that's what I said.”
- Rick Massimo, Providence Journal Music Scene
This program is made possible with help from the Robert Danforth Watkins Fund for Lifelong Learning.