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Concerts & Events

Friday, September 23, 2022  ·  8:00 PM CDT

Joe Purdy

4544 N Lincoln Ave · Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall · 773.728.6000


Joe Purdy is an internationally acclaimed folk artist who has released fourteen albums and a soundtrack to a movie in the last fifteen years. Along the way, his songs have turned up on numerous TV shows, film soundtracks and he has co-starred in an acclaimed film.

“American Folk” marked Joe's first foray into acting. He also contributed to much of the soundtrack. It earned several awards including Best New Film at the Cleveland International Film Festival.

Joe's last album, “Who Will Be Next?”, is deeply rooted in the tradition of artists such as Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Phil Ochs and Bob Dylan. It is a searing commentary of our turbulent times. Joe's determination to honor the giants of American folk music while applying his formidable skills as a writer and vocalist reveal him as a compassionate observer and participant in our times.

https://www.joepurdy.com/