Thursday, March 10, 2011

Arlo Guthrie coming to Sangamon Auditorium

Folk singer Arlo Guthrie is, among other things, a hippie icon.

Long before he started touring venues like Sangamon Auditorium, where he performs next Wednesday evening, he was on the bill at Woodstock. One of his best-known songs, “Alice’s Restaurant Massacree,” is an 18-minute ballad that confronted the Vietnam-era draft with dark humor.



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