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Arlo Guthrie performs a tribute to his father, Woody Guthrie, at Paramount

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Arlo Guthrie pays homage to his father, Woody Guthrie, in a tribute upon the centennial of Woody's birth. See him Nov. 11 at Paramount Theatre.

Arlo Guthrie honors the music and legacy of his legendary father upon the centennial of Woody Guthrie's birth with an unforgettable night of songs and stories which confirm that the folk tradition started by Woody remains alive and well through the music of his son. Arlo Guthrie performs at The Paramount Theatre on Sunday, Nov. 11, at 6 p.m.

Throughout his own career Arlo Guthrie has honored his father in song as well as in life. With the centennial of Woody's 100th birthday approaching, Arlo continues the celebration of Woody Guthrie's immeasurable contributions to the landscape of American folk music.

Since childhood, Arlo was amazed by the creative genius of his father and his friends that would drop by: Leadbelly, Brownee McGee, and Cisco Houston to name a few. Not surprising, Arlo drew from those experiences and he in turn became a delineative figure for a new generation. Arlo has long paid homage to his dad with his own renditions of Woody's songs, but of equal importance - Woody's legacy is well defined in Arlo's own works: in his humor, his political and social activism, and his undeniable gift for storytelling.

Arlo's exceptional solo shows are a unique and inspiring experience providing an intimacy with the audience that is unparalleled. Here Comes the Kid will run nationwide through 2013 in select venues, and will celebrate the legacy of Guthrie's father in a manner to make any parent proud: to take what his dad started, and make it his own.

Tickets ($44.50 - $54.50) are available online at ParamountLive.org and at The Paramount Theatre Box Office located in downtown Rutland. Charge by phone orders can be placed by calling 802-775-0903.