Tonight, for three hours beginning at 9pm, The Living Room in Williamsburg will be celebrating the music of Woody Guthrie on this, the 103rd anniversary of his birth. Elena Skye and Boo Reiners of The Demolition String Band will host this event. They have put together an all-star team of musicians for this night, which include Cole Quest and The City Pickers. Lisa Gutkin, Queen Esther, Stephan Said, Mamie Minch, Jen Larson, Jan Bell, Daniel Kwiatkowski, Rob Morrison, David Paarlberg, Liz Tormes, Melody Allegra, Luba Dvorak, Fred Gillen, Jr., Trip Henderson, Emily Egen, Nate Schweber, Cid Says, Mary Spencer Knapp, Matt Turk, Diego Britt, Danny Weiss and Mary Olive Smith and more. So come celebrate an American (and Brooklyn!) original. There’s no cover, but there will be a tip jar for donations to The Woody & Marjorie Guthrie Research Fund/ Huntington’s Disease Society.
A Tribute to Woody Guthrie, Living Room, 134 Metropolitan Avenue between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue (G to Metropolitan Avenue, L to Bedford Avenue or Lorimer Street), 9pm – Midnight, No Cover (but a contribution for The Woody & Marjorie Guthrie Research Fund/ Huntington’s Disease Society is highly recommended)