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Warren Haynes – New York Guitar Festival

Warren Haynes – New York Guitar Festival

Warren Haynes will perform as part of the New York Guitar Festival’s series of Reverend Gary Davis: In Search Of The Harlem Street Singer live-streams. The Gov’t Mule front-man will take the festival’s virtual stage on Thursday, May 14 at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT via YouTube. Furthermore check out the rest of the festival’s artists by clicking here

The New York Guitar Festival began May 4th with Rosanne Cash and John Leventhal‘s performance of “Tryin’ To Get Home.” The series runs through Friday, May 15 and also includes Jorma Kaukonen, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Bill Frisell, Larkin Poe and more.  Check out their home page here.

“Rev. Gary Davis is one of those curious figures in music history who should be famous. But who’s also a lot better known than you might think,” said WNYC’s John Schaefer. When this year’s New York Guitar Festival is first announced. “Listening to, and sharing, music has been a lifeline for so many people during this period of social isolation. We hope this project will spread the joy, and shine a light on the remarkable music and resilient life of Reverend Gary Davis,” added the festival’s artistic director David Spelman.

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CREDITS: New York Guitar Festival

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