Win Tickets: Americana Showcase feat. Rita Hosking, Brad Parsons @ Alhambra Theatre | Lauded Country-Folk

We are giving away a pair of tickets to the Americana Showcase featuring Rita Hosking, Brad Parsons and others on Sunday, September 1, 2013. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, August 30.

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From our sponsors:
Americana Showcase @ Alhambra TheatreAmericana Showcase w/ Rita Hosking, Brad Parsons, Sam Cooper & Friends, Brian Francis, Douglas County Daughters, Jacob Miller
September 1, 2013
7 p.m. | $8 | 21+

Alhambra Theatre
4811 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard
Portland, OR 97215 | More Info: www.alhambrapdx.com

“In scorching form” (UK Telegraph), Northern California’s own Rita Hosking sings of forest fires, culture clash, demolition derbies, the working class and hope. From major U.S. festivals to Bob Harris’s BBC show, Rita is moving audiences around the globe with her stories in song and doubly sweet and sinewy voice, “a captivating performer,” (R2 Magazine.)

Rita’s style of country-folk has been lauded for story and sense of place, and her performances praised for capturing the audience. Honors include winner of the 2008 Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest at the Sisters Folk Festival, finalist in the 2009 Telluride Music Festival Troubadour Contest, and more. “This California girl comes by her mountain-music sensibility with true authenticity, with original songs deeply rooted in her family’s frontier experience,” (Dan Ruby, FestivalPreview.com) and Rita’s fans call her “the real deal”. A descendant of Cornish miners who sang in the mines, Rita grew up with deep regard for folk music and the power of the voice.

In live performance, Rita will play solo but most often appears as a duo with her husband Sean Feder on Dobro and banjo, or as a trio or quartet dubbed “Rita Hosking and Cousin Jack”–Sean Feder (Dobro/banjo), Andy Lentz (fiddle), and Bill Dakin (upright bass). Of recent, one or more of Rita and Sean’s daughters will often join in as well.

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6 Responses to Win Tickets: Americana Showcase feat. Rita Hosking, Brad Parsons @ Alhambra Theatre | Lauded Country-Folk

  1. nadine keyzers August 29, 2013 at 11:04 #

    would love to win ive never won anything in my life

  2. Shana Nazzaro August 29, 2013 at 11:05 #

    I have just moved here from the area from PA…(love it), but I’m trying to get out and meet new people. I would be most appreciative of a free ticket to attend this event! Thanks!!

  3. Jean August 29, 2013 at 14:53 #

    Are you kidding, have you heard her, she’s incredible. So nice to see and upcoming folk singer that has this much talent. Would love to have her sign my copy of her cd….. love her!!!!!

  4. Sara Goldman August 29, 2013 at 19:29 #

    This sounds fantastic. A date night for our 7th anniversary. Please pick me!

  5. d@Ve August 30, 2013 at 11:42 #

    my best bud’s coming in from texas sunday eve…what a great way to kick off his stay with some americana, p-town style!

  6. Amanda C. May 4, 2014 at 16:33 #

    I’m from out of town and will be visiting over this weekend with my girlfriend, I would love to take her to this show!

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