Jeff Black, who has forged a reputation as a true folk troubadour entertaining audiences globally for over three decades, will open this Winter Wind Season at The Depot, 200 S. Jones, on Sunday, September 29, 2019, at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $20.
"His words and voice hold down center stage with a craft so deeply in the artistic pocket that it obscures anything outside,” No Depression. says. Boston’s WUMB listeners voted Jeff Black as one of the top 100 most important Folk artists of the last 25 years. Black's songs have earned GRAMMY recognition, radio chart-topping stats and numerous BMI awards.
Although flying below the radar as a performer himself, Black has been recognized by NPR as a musical pioneer in the digital age. His flagship podcast "Black Tuesdays" circa 2005-2007 are classic imprints on the format and his catalogue of critically acclaimed albums continues to grow.
Composing music for film and television, Black’s credits include numerous indie-film soundtracks and a repertoire of songs cut by artists as diverse as Alison Krauss & Union Station, Waylon Jennings, BlackHawk, Dierks Bentley, Jon Randall, John Oates, Jerry Douglas and Sam Bush.
A master songwriter and performer in the tradition of the great storytellers, Black’s passionate, soul driven live performances of songs from his vast catalog are not to be missed. His latest release "A Walk In The Sun" is slated for release in January 2020.
Jeff braved a dangerous winter storm in February 2006 to drive from Tennessee to Norman to be a part of the very first Winter Wind Concert season. Welcome back Jeff!
Winter Wind Concerts are made possible in part by the City of Norman Parks and Recreation Department and by grants from the Oklahoma Arts Council and the Norman Arts Council.