Pleasanton Weekly

Arts & Entertainment - January 8, 2010

Folk music to kick off the New Year

Tom Rush performs Jan. 10 at the Bankhead Theater

Folk guitar legend Tom Rush will bring old and new favorites ranging form traditional to contemporary, as well as songs from his newest album "What I Know," to the Bankhead Theater Jan. 10. The show will be the start of a guitar-centered performances on the Livermore stage, leading up to the Guitar Player Superstar Competition Finals in September.

Rush, known for his guitar-playing style, warm stage presence and expressive voice, is known to be influential in the revival of folk music and its evolution into an American music style that became forever identified with the 1960s.

The show will be at 7 p.m. at the Bankhead, located at 2400 First St. in Livermore. Tickets range from $26 to $46, with student tickets available for $12. To purchase tickets and for more information, call 373-6800 or visit www.livermoreperformingarts.org.

--Emily West

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