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Julie Clark in concert in Williamsburg, VA


Julie Clark  one of the region’s top singer-songwriters, will play a local show Aug. 8, 2009 at Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists headquarters. The show is part of the Live Off Five! concert series.

Clark’s latest CD "Change Your Mind," released back in January, is a tuneful, honest, well-crafted disc, one that can stand toe-to-toe with releases by big-label, national artists.

Clark is a Norfolk , VA resident and a past winner of the Kerrville New Folk Songwriting Competition. Here are some of her other awards: 

WINNER: Great American Song Contest: 1st Place, Folk/Acoustic Category
WINNER: Cornucopia Music Festival – Best  Audience Response
WINNER: Virginia Music Awards: Folk/Acoustic Artist of the Year
WINNER: Mid-Atlantic Songwriting Contest: 1st Place, Folk Category
WINNER: Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Song Contest – 2nd Place

 

If you like songwriters in the vein of Tracy Chapman and Shawn Colvin, go and check her out.

Live Off Five! concerts are presented by Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists at 3051 Ironbound Road—about a quarter mile south of Rt. 5, also known as John Tyler Highway. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., and the performance begins at 7:30. Individual concert tickets are $10, $5 for students. Call 757.220.6830 for reservations.

Listen to Julie Clark here

Explore her website here

Saturday 8/8/2009: Williamsburg, VA.

 Live Off Five! Concert Series, Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists, 3051 Ironbound Road. Doors open at 7 p.m. Concert starts at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students. Call (757) 220-6830 to purchase tickets in advance. For more information, email liveofffiveinfo@wuu.org

Check out the Live Off Five Concert Schedule here

Some of the other artists appearing in the series are Amy Speace, Peter Mayer ,John Flynn and others.

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