2020317 N Central Ave Duluth, MinnesotaThe West Theatre Duluth7:30pm
“You’ve Got A Friend” CD Release– Tribute To James Taylor – Duluth – Michael Monroe
The West Theatre
Duluth’s READER features
“You’ve Got A Friend”
A CD RELEASE Tribute to James Taylor
(Date is or will be changed from 22nd to 23rd)
“MN Acoustic Music Master…Star Tribune”
and Emmy award-winning North Shore-based, Michael Monroe, presents an evening of favorite tunes by folk/pop singer-songwriter James Taylor. Join Michael as he celebrates his latest recording in a CD RELEASE Concert.
“You’ve Got A Friend” is the first song Monroe sang professionally in 72’ at Asbury Park in NJ for 4000 attending the music fest.Expect to hear the best of James Taylor, with songs like, “Fire & Rain,” “Shower The People,” “Close Your Eyes,” “Sunny Skies,” “Sweet Baby James,” “Carolina,” October Road, and of course, “You’ve Got A Friend.”
From vinyl to digital, Monroe is celebrating his 50th year performing acoustic music for his profession. He plays hand-crafted Seaton guitars, which are “works of art,” and made of 200 year-old reclaimed wood from the bottom of Lake Superior. His rich vocals and crystal/bamboo flutes showcase his signature mellifluous sound. Monroe has recorded 11 original albums and 6 more recorded from his popular ChanhassenDT tributes shows: “Moonshadow,” a Cat Stevens Tribute, “I Dig Peter Paul & Mary” and “Folk Legends” which feature folk-pop favorites by JT, Cat, Joni, Simon & Garfunkel, Gordon Lightfoot etc. Monroe’s award winning instrumental soundtracks have been featured on PBS/CBC, Toronto Enviro/New York Indie Film Fests in the documentary, “Chased By The Light” presenting Jim Brandenburg’s stunning photography.For the past 15 years Monroe has been presenting his music at his Log Cabin Concerts in his home with his manager/wife on the Grand Marais North Shore and they’ve been featured on KSTP’s Jason Davis’ On The Roadand in Cabin Life Magazine.