Chris Smither
Thu, Mar 8, 7:30 - 9:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
"A profound songwriter, Chris Smither draws deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets, and philosophers. Reviewers continue to praise his dazzling guitar work, gravelly voice and songwriting. “Smither is an American original – a product of the musical melting pot and one of the absolute best singer-songwriters in the world.”—Associated Press
It is with pleasure that we welcome old friend Chris Smither back to the Jaqua Concert Hall. Having distilled his own signature sound of blues and folk for 50 years, Chris Smither is truly an American original. Chris continues to draw deeply from the blues, American folk music, modern poets and philosophers. From his early days as the New Orleans transplant in the Boston folk scene, through his wilderness years, to his reemergence in the 1990s as one of America’s most significant acoustic performers, Chris Smither continues to hone his distinctive sound. He has always traveled his own road, eschewing sophisticated studio tricks and staying true to his musical vision. He has developed and maintained loyal friendships over the years with kindred-spirited musicians like Bonnie Raitt and the late Stephen Bruton while at the same time throughout his career been inspired by and inspiring to today’s next-generation of musicians.
Ticket/Venue Info
Chris Smither Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
A34.00  30.75  29.00  27.25  17.00 
B30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  15.00 
C26.00  23.50  22.25  21.00  13.00 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000
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Thursday Mar 8
6:00 pmDinner before Chris Smither
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