Steve Forbert

Fri Oct 29 2021

8:00 PM

Shank Hall

1434 N. Farwell Ave Milwaukee, WI 53202

$25.00

Ages 21+

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Steve Forbert is one of the few artists who can mesmerize a crowd with nothing but a distinctive voice, an acoustic guitar and his trusty harmonica slung around his neck. More than four decades have passed since Forbert first made his way to New York City from Meridian, Mississippi and his intimate verbal imagery, paired with a roots-rock musical approach, struck a chord with millions of people during the transitional period between ‘70s folk-rock and ‘80s New Wave.

Forbert’s debut album, ‘Alive On Arrival’, became one of 1978's most acclaimed records. Rolling Stone contributing editor David Wild recently reflected that “now or then, you would be hard-pressed to find a debut effort that was simultaneously as fresh and accomplished,” comparing it to “a great first novel by a young author who somehow managed to split the difference between Mark Twain and J.D. Salinger.”

One track from that album, “Grand Central Station, March 18, 1977”, earned him a spot on the 2014 Village Voice list of The 60 Best Songs Ever Written About New York City, along with many musical heavyweights like Jim Croce, Tom Waits and Frank Sinatra. 

Hailed by The New York Times as “an introspective, homespun philosopher,” Forbert's second album, Jackrabbit Slim,       ...read more www.shankhall.com

Shank Hall
Steve Forbert

  • Steve Forbert

    Steve Forbert

    Folk Rock

    Steve Forbert is best known for his hit "Romeo's Tune" from his 1979 album Jackrabbit Slim. He has been a font of music ever since, releasing more than a dozen studio albums, including a Grammy nominated tribute to Jimmie Rodgers in 2003.

     

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Shank Hall

Steve Forbert

Fri Oct 29 2021 8:00 PM

Shank Hall Milwaukee WI
Steve Forbert

$25.00 Ages 21+

Steve Forbert is one of the few artists who can mesmerize a crowd with nothing but a distinctive voice, an acoustic guitar and his trusty harmonica slung around his neck. More than four decades have passed since Forbert first made his way to New York City from Meridian, Mississippi and his intimate verbal imagery, paired with a roots-rock musical approach, struck a chord with millions of people during the transitional period between ‘70s folk-rock and ‘80s New Wave.

Forbert’s debut album, ‘Alive On Arrival’, became one of 1978's most acclaimed records. Rolling Stone contributing editor David Wild recently reflected that “now or then, you would be hard-pressed to find a debut effort that was simultaneously as fresh and accomplished,” comparing it to “a great first novel by a young author who somehow managed to split the difference between Mark Twain and J.D. Salinger.”

One track from that album, “Grand Central Station, March 18, 1977”, earned him a spot on the 2014 Village Voice list of The 60 Best Songs Ever Written About New York City, along with many musical heavyweights like Jim Croce, Tom Waits and Frank Sinatra. 

Hailed by The New York Times as “an introspective, homespun philosopher,” Forbert's second album, Jackrabbit Slim,       ...read more www.shankhall.com

Steve Forbert

Steve Forbert

Folk Rock

Steve Forbert is best known for his hit "Romeo's Tune" from his 1979 album Jackrabbit Slim. He has been a font of music ever since, releasing more than a dozen studio albums, including a Grammy nominated tribute to Jimmie Rodgers in 2003.

 

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Ages 21+
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Terms & Conditions

This event is 21 and over. Any Ticket holder unable to present valid identification indicating that they are at least 21 years of age will not be admitted to this event, and will not be eligible for a refund. COVID SAFETY POLICY
As requested by the artist(s), valid proof of full vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours is REQUIRED for admittance to this show. Physical vaccination cards or digital copies will be accepted.

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We remain committed to providing a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for all performers, staff and patrons and thank you for your support.