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Friday, May 31st, 2013




Airs Thursday, June 6th at 8:30pm on WTVP-HD 47.1.

Woody Guthrie

– A Star-Studded Centennial Celebration in Honor of the Legendary Folk Musician –

Join John Mellencamp, Jackson Browne, Tom Morello, Donovan, Ani DiFranco, Rosanne Cash, Old Crow Medicine Show and more for a special centennial celebration of the birth of the great American folk singer/songwriter, Woody Guthrie. Recorded live at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, DC, this concert honors the music and the man, with performances of “This Land Is Your Land,” “This Train Is Bound for Glory” and many other Guthrie greats. Produced and directed by four-time Emmy® Award-winning filmmaker Jim Brown, the centennial concert was produced in collaboration with The GRAMMY Museum Foundation, Woody Guthrie Publications, and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. WOODY GUTHRIE AT 100! LIVE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER airs Thursday, June 6th from 8:30-10:00 p.m. on WTVP-HD 47.1.

WOODY GUTHRIE AT 100! LIVE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER features these performances:

  • “Union Maid” – Old Crow Medicine Show
  • “Ramblin’ Reckless Hobo” – Joel Rafael
  • “Pretty Boy Floyd” – Rosanne Cash with John Leventhal
  • “I’ve Got to Know” – Sweet Honey in the Rock
  • “Ease My Revolutionary Mind’ – Tom Morello
  • “Riding in My Car” – Donovan
  • “Deportee” – Ani DiFranco with Ry Cooder and Dan Gellert
  • “Do Re Mi” – John Mellencamp
  • “You Know the Night” – Jackson Browne with Rob Wasserman
  • “So Long, It’s Been Good to Know Yuh” – The Del McCoury Band with Tim O’Brien
  • “This Land Is Your Land” – All Performers
  • “This Train Is Bound for Glory” – All Performers


Membership Thank You gifts
  CD Woody Guthrie at 100 Live at the Kennedy Center $75 Get this Thank You Gift Now
  DVD Woody Guthrie Live at the Kennedy Center $100 Get this Thank You Gift Now
  COMBO: CD + DVD $150 Get this Thank You Gift Now



For complete list of programs, air times and membership Thank You gifts. [Click Here]



Producers: Jim Brown Productions
Executive Producers: Nora Guthrie, Bob Santelli, Garth Ross and Jim Brown
Produced and Directed by: Jim Brown


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For further information contact Linda Miller, WTVP Vice President of Programming, at (309) 495-0591 or linda.miller@wtvp.org



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