Newport News, VA
Venue Address (Get Directions)The Rock Garden
Date and Time
Saturday, February 2nd, 2013 at 1:00pm
Women's Music Legend Tret Fure in Palm Springs Benefit Tret Fure, Women’s Music legend, performs a benefit concert for the LGBT Community Center of the Desert at The Rock Garden in Palm Springs on Saturday, February 2nd at 1PM. Proceeds will go to support women’s programs at The Center.
Tret is currently touring her hit single, Blackberry Blues from her latest album, The Horizon, the title track of which debuted at #1 on the OutVoice website. A celebrated player in the Women’s Music movement in the early 80’s, Tret performed with and produced the most preeminent artists of the day, including the legendary CD, Meg & Cris at Carnegie Hall. Working as a duo with the venerable Cris Williamson throughout the ‘90’s, they toured worldwide and released 3 CDs together.
Now after 5 acoustic releases on her own label, Tomboy Girl Records, Tret has established herself as a solo artist in the folk world, winning the 2004 South Florida Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter Competition. “Women’s music legend Tret Fure continues to turn out marvelous albums….” Gregg Shapiro, Chicago Free Press
Tret also markets of her own line of clothing named after her popular song, Tomboy Girl, and is President of the Local 1000 Traveling Musicians Association – a union geared toward securing pensions for folk musicians.
Tickets are $25. For more information go to www.thecenterps.org
The Rock Garden is located at 777 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA "Join us for great music, meet and greet, and chances to win free CDs, tee shirts and memberships." Tret Fure