In what will be a groundbreaking first for two of the most important roots-music organizations in the country, the Americana Music Association and the Blues Foundation are joining forces to stage “Across the Great Divide,” a joint benefit concert set for Friday, October 19th, at the Ace Theatre in Los Angeles.
Artists slated to perform include John Prine, Bob Weir, Lucinda Williams, Lee Ann Womack and Shemekia Copeland, along with Doyle Bramhall II, Larkin Poe, Joe Louis Walker, Tash Neal and other surprise guests. Leading the house band as musical director for the event will be Jimmy Vivino, front man of the Basic Cable Band on the TBS late-night show Conan.
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