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Hailed as “a star with the potential to permanently affect the musical landscape” by Billboard, Martin Sexton will bring his trio to the Weinberg Center for the Arts stage on Saturday, October 21 at 8:00pm.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Singer/Songwriter Martin Sexton Celebrates New Release at Weinberg
FREDERICK, Md., Thursday, October 5, 2017 — Hailed as “a star with the potential to permanently affect the musical landscape” by Billboard, Martin Sexton will bring his trio to the Weinberg Center for the Arts stage on Saturday, October 21 at 8:00pm. The singer/songwriter, who is best known for incendiary albums like “Black Sheep” and “Seeds,” is touring in support of his latest release, “Mixtape of the Open Road.”
Tickets are $33 in advance and $38 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online at WeinbergCenter.org, by calling the Box Office at 301.600.2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick St. Discounts are available for students, children, military, and seniors.
A native of Syracuse, NY, Martin Sexton migrated to Boston in the early 1990s, where he began to build a following singing on the streets of Harvard Square. His albums include “In the Journey,” “Black Sheep,” “The American,” “Wonder Bar,” “Live Wide Open,” “Seeds,” “Solo,” and “Sugarcoating.” He can also be heard singing “Working Class Hero” as part of “The 30th Annual John Lennon Tribute” album. Sexton regularly sells out venues from New York’s Nokia Theatre to L.A.’s House of Blues, and tours regularly across Canada and Europe. He has collaborated with the likes of John Mayer and Peter Frampton, and has performed at venues including the Newport Folk Fest, Bonnaroo, the New Orleans Jazz Fest, and Carnegie Hall. In 2002, he launched his own label, KTR. His songs can be heard in many feature films and television including “Scrubs,” “Parenthood,” and the Showtime hit series “Brotherhood.” Sexton has also performed at benefits for a variety of causes, including Paul Newman’s Hole in the Wall Gang camp, the Children’s Tumor Foundation, Japan earthquake/tsunami relief efforts (The John Lennon Tribute), and Hurricane Irene relief efforts in Vermont.
A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the 2017-2018 season can be found at WeinbergCenter.org.
ABOUT THE WEINBERG CENTER FOR THE ARTS
The Weinberg Center for the Arts is one of the region’s premier performing arts presenters, offering film, music, dance, theater, and family-focused programming. Located in the historic Tivoli movie theater in downtown Frederick, Md., the Weinberg Center strives to ensure that the arts remain accessible and affordable to local and regional audiences alike. Weinberg Center events are made possible with major support from the City of Frederick, the Maryland State Arts Council, Plamondon Hospitality Partners, and other corporate and individual donors.
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