The Columbus Cooperative and Newport Folk Presents (TM) proudly present
John Reilly and Friends featuring Tom Brosseau and Becky Stark
with special guest Joel Thibodeau of Death Vessel
Upstairs at the Columbus Theatre
Doors at 7pm, show at 8pm
$15 advance, $17 day of show
Tickets on sale Friday, June 27th at 12pm at http://johnreilly.brownpapertickets.com
All Ages, 21+ with ID to drink
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John C. Reilly, Becky Stark and Tom Brosseau perform together as a trio and as part of the larger roots music revue John Reilly and Friends. They have brought their music to audiences abroad in Australia, England, Ireland and Scotland as well as all across America. Their mission is to keep the old eternal melodies alive.
John C. Reilly is an actor in film and theater known for a wide variety of work in comedies, dramas and musicals. He is the founder of the band John Reilly and Friends which has become one of his most fulfilling projects yet.
Becky Stark is the voice of the band Lavender Diamond and is a member of the harmony group The Living Sisters. She is the founder of the LA Ladies Choir and is also director of the LA River Choir, a public ecological healing force. She joined the Decemberists on their album “Hazards of Love” to sing the role of Margaret. Alongside comedian & musician Charlyne Yi she is a one half of the musical comedy group called Courage.
Tom Brosseau is a folksinger and songwriter from North Dakota. He comes from a working family with a musical background, though none have received formal training. His grandmother Lillian Uglem taught him the acoustic guitar while he was in grade school. He has toured Japan, Canada, Portugal, Iceland, Australia; performed in bars, backyards, grand halls, subways, theaters, old folk’s homes; exchanged songs and poetry with many talented folks, including Susan Orlean, Ramblin’ Jack Elliott, Patrick Marber, Bonnie Raitt and the late Sam Hinton.