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Otis Gibbs (USA) USA

A guitar, a really good raw voice and, okay, a good beard also do wonders for the complete picture, but that's all singer-songwriter Otis Gibbs needs to transport you from your Valhalla chair to another world.

His songs are about real people, about wanderers and other nomads he met during his travels, the people in rural Indiana where he grew up, the unexpected heroes from the slum or the everyday things he sees around him in East Nashville.

His raw voice is his trademark and musically he is somewhere between Steve Earle, Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash and Billy Bragg. Otis Gibbs' performances are an experience in themselves. Not just because of his performance. Also because of the stories he tells in between.

Fellow singer Billy Bragg calls him 'The real deal'. Mart Smeets describes him as 'A left-wing activist with a beautiful musical accompaniment'. De Volkskrant wrote: 'Raw, unscented folk shit with great storytelling gifts' and Lust For Life tops it all off by summarizing Otis as 'the greatest working-class poet currently roaming the globe'.

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Sun 9 Mar 15:00 - 17:00 Canteen Valhalla Buy tickets

Sunday 9 March

15:00 - 17:00
From € 17,50
Canteen Valhalla -  Veerlaan 11, Feijenoord
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