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Ellis Paul with special guest Darryl Purpose
Phone (970) 412-6731
Price $18
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Rock Pop
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Ellis Paul with special guest Darryl Purpose

Saturday, May 11, 2013 7:30p
Avogadro's Number Fort Collins, CO

Ellis Paul is one of the leading voices in American songwriting and one of the top songwriters to emerge out of the fertile Boston folk scene. He helped create a movement that revitalized the national acoustic circuit with an urban, literate, folk rock style that helped renew interest in the genre in the 90's.
When Darryl Purpose was 16 years old, his mother put a book called 'Beat the Dealer' in his Christmas stocking. He went to Las Vegas as a teenager and began a career as professional card player
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Ellis Paul
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A troubadour, a singer/songwriter, a folky, and a storyteller -- all are fair labels for this artist, but they do not quite suffice. However, the tattoo of Woody Guthrie worn proudly on his arm is a good starting place from which to grasp Ellis Paul, for it is from the Woody Guthrie tradition that he hails, and Maine as well....
Darryl Purpose
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Darryl Purpose was a late arrival to the folk explosion of the 1990s. By the time he became a full-time folk singer in 1996, the competition among acoustic troubadours scrambling to find a place in the wake left by monster success stories like Tracy Chapman, Shawn Colvin, and the Indigo Girls was intense and daunting....
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Avogadro's Number
605 S. Mason St.
Fort Collins, CO 80524
(970) 493-5555
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