All week! All free! All ages! Our friends at the Irvington Community Council are hosting a big week-long event July 6-14 for the Woody Guthrie 100th Birthday Celebration & Jamboree in Irvington. Culminates with a day-long concert at Ellenberger Park. Schedule includes:
FRIDAY JULY 6 –Celebration of Woody Guthrie in Song & Poetry, Underground 9 Studio, 9 South Johnson Avenue, performances by Stan Denski, Bill Shaefer & JJ, Chris Wolf, Caleb Hawkins, Dave Salamone, Mac Bellner, and Jake Walker, 7 pm.
SATURDAY JULY 7 – Bound for Glory (1976) Irvington Public Library 5625 East Washington Street, 5 pm showing.
SUNDAY JULY 8 –Music from the Woody Guthrie Centennial, Brad Odom & Friends at Lazy Daze Coffeehouse, 10 South Johnson Avenue, 4 pm.
MONDAY JULY 9 –Woody Guthrie: Life & Times a talk & performance. Irvington Public Library, 5625 East Washington Street, 6:30 pm.
* Ain’t Got No Home. Documentary film on the life of Woody Guthrie. Irvington Public Library, 5625 East Washington Street, 3:30 pm.
TUESDAY JULY 10 – Film: Bound for Glory (1976) Irvington Public Library, 5625 East Washington Street, 5 pm
* Presentation & discussion of John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath, Bookmamas Book Store, 9 South Johnson Avenue, 7 pm.
WEDNESDAY JULY 11 – Songs of the Great Folk Scare, Mark Proctor, Lazy Daze Coffeehouse, 10 South Johnson Avenue, 7pm.
* Woody Guthrie Trivia Contest, Black Acre Brewing, 5632 East Washington Street, 8 pm (21 + Older).
THURSDAY JULY 12 –Talkin’ Union: Woody Guthrie and the Struggle of Organized Labor, Bookmamas Book Store, 9 South Johnson Avenue, 7 pm.
FRIDAY JULY 13 – Music by Donn Smith and Caleb Hawkins at Lazy Daze Coffeehouse, 10 South Johnson Avenue, 7 pm.
SATURDAY JULY 14 – Woody Guthrie Birthday Jamboree! Ellenberger Park, Irvington, 1 – 8 pm featuring: Dan Welling, Caleb Hawkins, Bill Price & Gordon Bonham, Bill Shaefer & JJ, Dale Lawrence, Patchwork, Ralph Jeffers, Kevin Friedly, Woody Beans, The Punkin Holler Boys, Blue Alchemy, John Barney & The Passengers, Woody Guthrie All Star Jam.
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Presented by the Historic Irvington Community Council
The United Auto Workers
Snips Salon of Irvington
John Barnes, Candidate for Indiana State Senate
Mundell & Associates
Scott Keller for House District 100
Dan Forestal, Candidate for Indiana State Representative
One 10 Studio
Huntington Bank, Irvington Branch
The Analog Guy, Inc.
Black Sheep Gifts
Indianapolis Fire Fighters Union
Kent Hankins & Bill Aughe
Joseph & Julie Denski
Roll With It Bakery