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Friday, October 4 • 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Wordstock Rocks Songcraft

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Gen Admission: $15 advance, $20 door
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Wordstock kicks off its festival inclusion of songwriting as a literary craft with four nationally celebrated contemporary songwriters presenting a casual evening of passionate storytelling and harmonizing. Local treasure Larry Crane of Jackpot Studio and Tape Op Magazine will emcee the festivities.


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Jolie Holland

Bio: | Excavating the roots of gospel, blues, jazz, and regional styles of American music, Texas-born song writer Jolie Holland has carved out a niche for herself in contemporary indie rock. The self-taught musician spent her teenage years singing and performing violin, viola, and guitar on the streets of New Orleans, Austin, San Francisco, and Vancouver–a past that speaks to her vast range of influences. In the early 2000s... Read More →
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Michael Hearst

Bio: | Michael Hearst is a composer, multi-instrumentalist, and writer. He is a founding member of the band One Ring Zero, which has released nine albums, including the literary collaboration As Smart As We Are (The Author Project), featuring lyrics by Paul Auster, Margaret Atwood, Dave Eggers, and Neil Gaiman, among others; Planets, a collection of new compositions to represent the solar system and beyond; and their most recent... Read More →
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Rick Moody

Bio:Rick Moody was born in New York City. He attended Brown and Columbia universities. His first novel, Garden State, was the winner of the 1991 Editor's Choice Award from the Pushcart Press and was published in 1992. The Ice Storm was published in May 1994 by Little, Brown & Co. Foreign editions have been published in twenty countries. (A film version, directed by Ang Lee, was released by Fox Searchlight in 1997.) A collection of... Read More →
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Tanya Donnelly

Bio: | Tanya Donelly is a Boston-based singer songwriter and guitarist, and founding member of Throwing Muses and The Breeders.  She was also the singer and songwriter in the twice Grammy-nominated band Belly in the early 1990s. In the late 1990s, she became a solo artist and has released five albums under her name.  She is set to launch on online series of songs in July of 2013, collaboratively written with several author... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 8:30pm - 10:00pm
Mission Theater 1624 NW Glisan St.

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