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Event Archive - 2010 Grammy Award Winner (Best Traditional Folk Album): Loudon Wainwright III

Mon. May 21st 2012 8:00pm - 10:00pm doors at 6:00pm Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages) 8:00pm - 10:00pm doors at 6:00pm
$47.50 + service charge Advance / $50 Door
2010 Grammy Award Winner (Best Traditional Folk Album)
Loudon Wainwright III
Monday, May 21, 2012
Hermanns Jazz Club
753 View St., Victoria BC
Doors 6:00pm - Show 8:00pm
Tickets: $47.50 advance / $50 Door
Available at: http://www.hightideconcerts.net/, Lyle's Place 770 Yates St.
and Ditch Records 784 Fort St..

Loudon Wainwright III website: http://www.lw3.com/

2010 GRAMMY Winner (Best Traditional Folk Album) for High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project (Two previous GRAMMY nominations: I'm Alright, 1985 and More Love Songs, 1986).

Best Album of 2009: High Wide & Handsome per NPR's Ken Tucker (Fresh Air & Entertainment Weekly magazine).

High Wide & Handsome named among the year's best per Village Voice, No Depression, FolkWax and fRoots.

"Mr. Wainwright has proved to be far and away the most candid diarist among the singer-songwriters who... brought confessional poetry into popular song... Mr. Wainwright wrings more human truth out of his contradiction than any other songwriter of his generation." - New York Times, Stephen Holden

Songs covered by Johnny Cash, Bonnie Raitt, Earl Scruggs, Mose Allison, Big Star, Freakwater, Norma Waterson, Kate & Anna McGarrigle, Rufus Wainwright.

Film acting credits include: Judd Apatow's Knocked Up (for which he also recorded the soundtrack) and The 40 Year Old Virgin; Christopher Guest's For Your Consideration; Cameron Crowe's Elizabethtown; Martin Scorsese's The Aviator; Tim Burton's Big Fish; 28 Days alongside Sandra Bullock, Viggo Mortensen and Steve Buscemi; Jacknife alongside Robert De Niro and Ed Harris; Neil Simon's The Slugger's Wife.

Television acting credits include: Parks and Recreation (w/ Amy Poehler); Undeclared (w/ Seth Rogen & writer/producer Judd Apatow); Grounded for Life; Ally McBeal; The T.V. Show (w/ Rob Reiner, Christopher Guest, Harry Shearer, Michael McKean, Billy Crystal) where he played keyboard with the early Spinal Tap, which made it's first appearance on this program; a recurring role on M*A*S*H and a role as the original musician/sidekick on The David Letterman Show.

Loudon Wainwright III

Loudon Wainwright III website: http://www.lw3.com/ 2010 GRAMMY Winner (Best Traditional Folk Album) for High Wide & Handsome: The Charlie Poole Project (Two previous GRAMMY nominations: I'm Alright, 1985 and More Love Songs, 1986). Best Album of 2009: High Wide & Handsome per NPR's Ken Tucker (Fresh Air & Entertainment Weekly magazine). Hi... more info
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