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Music / Singing - Performance
|Date & Time:||
Friday, March 24, 2017
8:00 PM-11:00 PM
|Suggested Audiences:||College, Adult|
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Bull Run Restaurant
215 Great Rd
Shirley, MA 01464
|Cost:||$45 advance; $50 day of show|
|Description:||The songs of John Sebastian have become a permanent part of our American musical fabric. His group The Lovin' Spoonful played a major role in the mid-'60s rock revolution... You know the songs by heart: "Do You Believe In Magic?" "You Didn't Have To Be So Nice." "Daydream." "Younger Girl." "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?" "Summer In The City." "Rain On The Roof." "Nashville Cats." "Six O'Clock." "Darling Be Home Soon." "Younger Generation."
The Lovin' Spoonful was not his first act, and it certainly wasn't its last. After leaving the Spoonful, he moved into a solo career with performances at Woodstock and its English equivalent the Isle of Wight Festivals. And, of course, "Welcome Back Kotter". Throughout the '70s and '80s he continued to record and tour, pleasing old fans and winning new ones. The '90s also saw John return to the group format with the J-Band, a contemporary celebration of his jug band heritage. And his induction into the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame in 2000 hasn't slowed him down a bit.
John is still out there spreading his gospel of American roots music. Perhaps because it has been the product of heart and soul and history, the oldest song in the Sebastian catalog is as fresh and vital as the song he's about to write tomorrow. That's why you still hear his music everywhere - in movies, on television, in cover versions and samples - and why it's always welcome.
The Bull Run is a full-service, farm-to-table restaurant in a pre-revolutionary tavern, located about 35 miles NW of Boston, with plenty of free parking and rustic, old-world charm.
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Created: February 15, 2017 at 2:35 PM
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