Nora Jane Struthers Plays At The Camp House June 2

Friday, May 11, 2018
Nora Jane Struthers plays at the Camp House June 2
Nora Jane Struthers plays at the Camp House June 2

Nora Jane Struthers and The Party Line will be performing at the Camp House on Saturday, June 2, at 8 p.m. 

The Camp House is at 149 East MLK Blvd. Tickets are $10 and $15.  For more information call 702-8081 or visit www.thecamphouse.com

Review for Nora Jane Struthers: 
Nora Jane Struthers has written "some of the most quietly powerful narratives within the new wave of Americana artists," says Ann Powers of NPR Music. The songs that last decades and weave themselves into the fabric of listeners' lives are usually the ones in which an artist lays her soul bare for the world to hear. Struthers' new album Champion on Blue Pig Records, is built on these kinds of songs.  

Champions 13-song collection is the follow-up to 2015's Wake, which earned Struthers acclaim from major outlets like NPR Music, Rolling Stone Country, and "Fresh Air." Struthers wrote and recorded the album with her longtime road band, the Party Line, and the chemistry between her and the other players is palpable.  

There’s an honesty and energy to Nora Jane’s stage presence; a vulnerability that is part and parcel of great artistry. In one moment, she joyfully leads the audience in a dance party … in the next, she lays her soul bare for the world to hear. A performance by Nora Jane and her band is full to the brim with stellar musicianship, unexpected arrangements that blur the lines between folk, roots, and rock, and an audible sense that everyone in the room is having a darn good time.



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