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PACE Presents Welcomes Justin Townes Earle, 10/26 & 27

Justin Townes Earle brings a contemporary eye to the Guthrie canon on the year of Woody Guthrie's centenary These concerts mark a unique step forward for Earle outside his popular club appearances as he curates multiple artist and multi-date shows in a performing arts hall. Each date will reveal a different side of both Earle and Guthrie; the show on October 26 will be a three man affair with Earle performing beside his friends Joe Pug and John McCauley of the band Deer Tick. On October 27, Earle will perform alongside a full band with special guests Joe Pug and the band The Low Anthem. Special guest Joe Klein, political and music journalist, will read from his book Woody Guthrie: A Life at both shows.

Part of Pace Presents' Music Series, the performances take place at The Michael SchimMel Center for the Arts. Doors / Lobby Bar at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm. Tickets: Gold Circle Orchestra Center: $50 / Orchestra: $35 / Balcony Center: $35 / Balcony: $25.

Join Pace Presents for two very special evenings with exceptional singer and songwriter Justin Townes Earle as he performs his original songs in the context of the continuing legacy of Woody Guthrie on the occasion of Guthrie's centennial celebration year. Justin Townes Earle, son of the great American troubadour Steve Earle, won the coveted "Song of the Year" award at the Americana Music Awards in 2011. Earle's latest album, "Nothing's Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now," has garnered significant critical acclaim, with Rolling Stone noting "(t)hat Earle breathes life into those well-worn ideas [love, legacy, life as a road] is a tribute to the rough-hewn elegance of his writing and his voice."

For more about Earle, visit www.justintownesearle.com. For more about Joe Pug, go to www.joepugmusic.com. For info on The Low Anthem, visit www.lowanthem.com, and for more about Deer Tick, follow this link: www.deertickmusic.com.

Pace Presents performances take place at The Michael SchimMel Center for the Arts located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan. Wine is served in The SchimMel Center lobby from our cash bar starting one hour prior to show.

Subscription series tickets are now available by visiting schimmel.pace.edu, by phone via The Ovation Tix Call Center at (866) 811-4111. In person in advance at The Michael SchimMel Center Box Office, open Mon-Fri from 1pm-6pm beginning August 27th. Day of Show at The Michael SchimMel Center starting two hours before curtain.

Located one block east of City Hall and immediately adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge, The SchimMel Center's 670-seat theatre regularly hosts academic and community events in addition to its yearly schedule of the world's finest music, theatre and dance. Over the past twelve years, The SchimMel Center has served as a founding venue for The River-to-River Festival (2002), hosted both The Tribeca Film Festival and The Tribeca Theatre Festival (2001), provided a headquarters for The National Actors Theatre (2002 to 2004), presented the only Democratic Presidential Debate to present all ten candidates for the 2004 election, and actively hosts James Lipton's award-winning Bravo series Inside The Actors Studio, taped on the Schimmel Theatre's stage since 2005.

For more than 100 years, Pace University has helped prepare students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. Pace has three campuses in New York City, Westchester and White Plains. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls approximately 13,500 students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, via its rapidly growing Performing Arts Department, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and School of Law.

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