Outpost in the Burbs Presents Joe Purdy with Special Guest Garrison Starr

Saturday, February 4, 2017 @ Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Montclair, NJ


MONTCLAIR, N. J. -- Outpost in the Burbs presents celebrated singer-songwriter and independent artist, Joe Purdy (LA), on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at 8 p.m.  Opening the show will be Garrison Starr (LA).  This concert will take place at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 67 Church Street.

Arkansas-born, Los Angeles-based artist Joe Purdy has releasing music through his label Mudtown Crier Records.  Purdy sold a staggering one million direct track downloads in the United States on iTunes.  His latest album, This American, is rich with haunting imagery and filled with warm, American folklore and storytelling.  Purdy has had many of his songs used in television, film, and commercials, including the song “Wash Away” which was chosen by J. J. Abrams for the third episode of the hit TV show Lost in its first season.

Singer-songwriter Garrison Starr will open the show. Originally from Mississippi, she is now based in Los Angeles.  All proceeds from her recent single, “Put Your Weapon Down,” support the National Center for Victims of Crime to benefit the victims of the Orlando tragedy.

How to Get Tickets:  Tickets: $28 in advance/$32 at the door, available at Keil’s Pharmacy, 732 Valley Rd., Upper Montclair, 973-744-2113;  Studio042 – Super Business Printer, 423 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, 973-509-7591;  online at https:// outpost.ticketleap.com/joe-purdy-2017/dates/Feb-04-2017_at_0800PM

About The Outpost:  The all-volunteer Outpost is a nonprofit outreach organization in Montclair dedicated to building community through music, community service, and cultural events.  The Outpost has presented more than 350 concerts by internationally known artists such as Judy Collins, Roger McGuinn, Dave Mason, Jorma Kaukonen, Jimmy Webb, Richie Havens, J.D. Souther, and Dar Williams.  In addition to promoting and staffing concerts, Outpost volunteers have donated many hours of their time through programs affiliated with Habitat for Humanity, Toys for Tots, the Human Needs Food Pantry of Montclair, MESH (Montclair Emergency Services for the Homeless), the Community Food Bank of N.J., Dress for Success, and a soup kitchen run by Outpost volunteers in Orange, NJ.

For more information, visit www.outpostintheburbs.org or call 973-744-6560. 


Gail Prusslin
Outpost in the Burbs

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