Guitar legend Leo Kottke is coming to Fargo on Friday, November 22nd, and you could WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS to the show, courtesy of Schmitt Music and Jade Presents.
The Fargo Theatre presents “An Evening with Leo Kottke” on Friday, November 22, 2019; 8PM show, 7PM doors; all ages welcome. Simply stop in to Schmitt Music Fargo and fill out a form or enter online for your chance to win a pair of Main Floor seats – ENTER NOW!
Check out this clip of Leo Kottke Live at the Lensi on 7/31/19 in Sante Fe:
Acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke was born in Athens, Georgia, but left town after a year and a half. Raised in 12 different states, he absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age 11.
After adding a love for the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt to the music of John Phillip Sousa and Preston Epps, Kottke joined the Navy underage, to be underwater, and eventually lost some hearing shooting at lightbulbs in the Atlantic while serving on the USS Halfbeak, a diesel submarine.
Kottke’s 1971 major-label debut, “Mudlark,” positioned him somewhat uneasily in the singer/songwriter vein, despite his own wishes to remain an instrumental performer. Still, despite arguments with label heads as well as with Bruce, Kottke flourished during his tenure on Capitol, as records like 1972’s “Greenhouse” and 1973’s live “My Feet Are Smiling” and “Ice Water” found him branching out with guest musicians and honing his guitar technique.
His collaboration with Phish bassist Mike Gordon, “Clone,” caught audiences’ attention in 2002. Kottke and Gordon followed with a recording in the Bahamas called “Sixty Six Steps,” produced by Leo’s old friend and Prince producer David Z.
Kottke has been awarded two Grammy nominations; a Doctorate in Music Performance by the Peck School of Music at the U of Wisconsin, Milwaukee; and a Certificate of Significant Achievement in Not Playing the Trombone from the U of Texas at Brownsville with Texas Southmost College. Visit leokottke.com to learn more, or BUY TICKETS HERE.
ENTER THE GIVEAWAY!
Please fill out the form below for your chance to win a pair of Leo Kottke tickets from Schmitt Music:
*Leo Kottke at the Fargo Theatre Giveaway Rules – By participating in this giveaway, entrants agree to these rules, terms and conditions:
Giveaway open to legal residents of the United States, 18 years of age or older. Contest ends Monday, November 18, 2019 at 12:00 p.m. No purchase necessary. Prize is two tickets to be claimed at Schmitt Music Fargo.
Entries are submitted through in-store or online form; one entry per person. One winner will be randomly selected and notified via phone or email on Monday, November 18th. Winner agrees to release of liability and use of name, city, biographical data and likeness for promotional purposes prior to receiving the prize.