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“Foster commands a stage as completely as Judy Garland or Janis Joplin, but with unfailing grace and good cheer.”

“[Ruthie Foster has ] vocal power and spiritual force that Mahalia Jackson and Aretha Franklin would have admired.”

Ruth Davies’ Blues Night, with special guest Ruthie Foster

July 24, 7:30 PM

Dinkelspiel Auditorium

General Admission

$18 student & youth / $42 / $52

SJW members (Jazz Fan level and above)

$15 student & youth / $36 / $46

Ticket prices include all fees; what you see is what you pay.


Ruth Davies, bass
Ruthie Foster, vocals and guitar
Danny Caron, guitar
Kristen Strom, sax
John R Burr, piano
Leon Joyce Jr., drums

About Ruth Davies and Ruthie Foster

Bass master Ruth Davies is a bona-fide blues legend, having toured and recorded with artists like John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Witherspoon, and Bonnie Raitt. Ruth is joined tonight by Texas vocal legend and three-time Grammy nominee Ruthie Foster, whose songwriting has garnered awards from Living Blues and the Austin Music Awards. Her voice is incredible, her storytelling superb.

Sponsored by Waidy Lee.

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