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Presidential Lecture & Performance Series Continues with Martha Redbone Roots Project

Cara Vandergriff

February 24, 2016

The second PLPS event of 2016 will feature award-winning indie singer Martha Redbone.

Martha Rebone

WHAT: Martha Redbone Roots Project

The 10th anniversary spring season of Texas Tech's Presidential Lecture & Performance Series continues with a performance by Independent Music Award-winning singer Martha Redbone. Renowned for blending music from her Native and African-American background, Martha Redbone combines R&B grooves, blues and Appalachian folk to earn herself the title of “charismatic indie-soul diva.” She launched the Martha Redbone Roots Project with the release of her 2012 album “The Garden of Love – Songs of William Blake,” a compilation of 18th century poems set to the music of Appalachia. 

Tickets to the Martha Redbone Roots Project performance are $18 and are available through Select-A-Seat at (806) 770-2000 or www.selectaseatlubbock.com. Texas Tech students may receive one free ticket with a valid student ID. A CD signing will follow the performance.

WHEN: 7 p.m. March 4

WHERE: Texas Tech University Allen Theatre, Student Union Building

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CONTACT: Jo Moore, director, Presidential Lecture & Performance Series, Office of the President, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-5261 or jo.moore@ttu.edu