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Live Music Larry Murante
September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Larry Murantes beautifully woven stories about every day folks, set to song combine compassionate, socially conscious lyrics and an upbeat, joyful, energetic folk/rock style. Jackson Brown, Lyle Lovett, Hal Ketchum and Michael McDonald are all reflected in his music. Larry is known for his soaring, mellifluous, tenor, a strong rhythmic guitar style and an engaging stage presence. With his third CD release, Point Of Entry, Murante has racked up a fresh string of accolades, the most notable being the Grand Prize Winner in the folk category of the international John Lennon Songwriting Contest. Larry was also a finalist in the prestigious Kerrville Grassyhill Newfolk Song Competition in Kerrville, Texas, the International Acoustic Music Awards (IAMA) and a recent winner of the West Coast Songwriters International Songwriting Contest. He was also selected as a Premier Showcase Artist at the Far West Folk Alliance Conference in 2010 and 2011 and an official showcase Artist at the 2010 North American Folk Alliance Conference in Memphis.
Murante is known for his story songs about everyday folks: a veterans impassioned display of the American Flag, or the backyard mechanic/Vietnam vet who comes to terms with his life, or the preachers wife who haunts the parsonage of a small Northwest town. With his soaring, mellifluous, tenor, a strong rhythmic guitar style and an engaging stage presence, this is sure to be a show you wont want to miss! Larry will be playing songs from his past CDs as well as songs from his newest release, Point Of Entry.
Larry tours nationally, performing a mix of folk concerts, festivals, radio interviews and house concerts and has shared the stage with such artists as Peter Mulvey, Christine Lavin, Greg Greenway, Pierce Pettis, David Broza, Alice Stewart, Cosy Sheridan, Laura Love, Bill Morrissey, Darryl Purpose, TR