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An Evening With Iris DeMent
Phone (706) 254-6909
Price $25.00 in advance $30.00 day of show
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Rock Country
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An Evening With Iris DeMent

Friday, Mar 29, 2013 8:30p
Melting Point Athens, GA

A modern master in the Folk/Country vein - Iris DeMent coming to Athens gives us a fantastic opportunity to see a Grammy-nominated living legend in an intimate, comfortable atmosphere. She has played with artists like John Prine and Ralph Stanley, and has had her music included in everything from Northern Exposure to the Coen Brothers' film True Grit! Rolling Stone called her Infamous Angel work one of the "Essential Recordings of the 90's" - join us at The Melting Point in welcoming her to our stage.… Show more

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Iris DeMent
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One of the most celebrated country-folk performers of her day, singer/songwriter Iris Dement was born on January 5, 1961, in rural Paragould, AR, the youngest of 14 children. At the age of three, her devoutly religious family moved to California, where she grew up singing gospel music; during her teenaged years, however, she was first exposed to country, folk, and R&B, drawing influence from Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, and Joni Mitchell....
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Melting Point
295 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA 30601
(706) 254-6909
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