This is going to be cool. If you like: Johnny Cash, Justin Townes Earle, Bruce Springsteen, Wilco then this is a concert for you.
John Francis will share his social justice inspired music at Casa Mariposa on Thursday starting at 7 pm. 340 S. 3rd Ave.
Enjoy dessert and a private concert with this ASCAP award-winning artist. $10 all to the artist.
Listen to his music and an interview with him here: http://www.ascap.com/network/audioportraits/John%5FFrancis/
His rockabilly sounds infuse country, gospel, rock and roll, and folk music. He made his latest album, Better Angels, with Johnny Cash’s son at the famous Cash Cabin Studio in Nashville. Francis was honored by ASCAP (THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS) as the recipient of two national lyricist awards. The prestigious Sammy Cahn Lyricist Award, for his song “Love Came to Me Dressed in Red”. (Previous winners include John Mayer and
Josh Ritter.) And recently he received the Jay Gorney Award for socially conscious lyrics for his poignant song, “Who?”
Listen to Francis singing Who? live, here on You Tube.