Crosstown Arts and Folk All Y’all present Crys Matthews in The Green Room.
The Green Room at Crosstown Arts
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Doors open at 7 pm | Show begins at 7:30 pm
Already being hailed as “the next Woody Guthrie,” DC resident Crys Matthews is among the brightest stars of the new generation of social justice music-makers. A powerful lyricist whose songs of compassionate dissent reflect her lived experience as what she lightheartedly calls “the poster-child for intersectionality,” Justin Hiltner of Bluegrass Situation called Matthews’s gift “a reminder of what beauty can occur when we bridge those divides.” A former drum major and classically-trained clarinetist turned folk singer, Matthews is using her voice to answer Dr. Martin Luther King’s call to be “a drum major for justice.” Crys Matthews’s thoughtful, realistic and emotional songs speak to the voice of our generation and remind us why music indeed soothes the soul.
The show is at 7:30 pm with doors opening at 7 pm. The minimum ticket price is $20 but you can name-your-own price above that if you’re feeling it or donate a ticket to someone who isn’t in a position to buy one. 100% of ticket revenue goes to our artists (you can see where any fees go in the check-out breakdown). Yep, all of it. Folk All Y’all is volunteer-run and subscriber-supported.