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Robert Jones & Matt Watroba: Common Chords

October 16, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

“This show delivers a wonderful and powerful message of love, friendship, tolerance: where we have been, where we are, and hopefully where we can go. It is a walk through the roots and history of American music that not only educates, but entertains. Robert and Matt are consummate professionals, and always a joy to work with. Children and teachers love this interactive show, and the evaluations I get are enthusiastic endorsements and requests to present it again.”  -JENNIFER TOBIN |Arts CoordinatorVillage Theater of Canton

Ever since their first meeting, over twenty years ago, Robert Jones and Matt Watroba have been musical partners. Their relationship started when they hosted back-to-back radio shows on WDET-FM, Detroit. Later on they started performing together and in doing so discovered a friendship based on mutual respect and a love for traditional American music. Now Matt and Robert literally travel the nation extolling the virtues of “Music That Matters.”

For Matt and Robert, American Roots Music (Folk, Blues, Spirituals, Work Songs, Chants, etc.) is music that matters. This is the music that America and the world have in common. It is music that reflects history, social change, migration, hopes and dreams. It is music that is rich and diverse, direct and powerful.

How it works: Tip the artist by CLICKING HERE.
Suggested tip: $20, but you can pay what you wish. (75% of the tips go to the artist, the rest for associated fees)

On the night of the show, CLICK HERE to go to our Facebook Live page to watch. The Scott Ainslie concert won’t show up until the performance starts. Currently, there are Club Passim concerts listed there to view. Be sure to REFRESH your browser if you’re not seeing the show appear around 7 pm.

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Friday, October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm