Friday, July 29; Kiva Auditorium (21 and older): There's a line from the first track on John Prine's new album, Fair and Square, that's a rather sound description of the man himself: "Oh the glory of true love/Is it will last your whole life through/Never will go out of fashion/Always will look good on you."
Prine's been making albums since Steve Goodman brought Kris Kristofferson to hear him in a bar. And through 19 albums of country-
To make your ticket even more worth the cash, Prine will share the stage with Kathleen Edwards, the 25-year-old roots-based rock ’n' roller from Canada who pushed to the front of the roots music scene with her 2003 release, Failer. Between that and her new release, Back to Me, Edwards has already written an impressive retrospective about traveling between heartbreak, places and mistakes.
After all these years, a hiatus from songwriting and a battle with neck cancer, Prine's shows are as high-class as ever and his band is always right on. Don't miss a chance to see some prime Prine.