Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie

soundtrack, actor, composer

Arlo Guthrie was born on Jul 10, 1947 in USA. Arlo Guthrie's big-screen debut came with Alice's Restaurant directed by Arthur Penn in 1969, strarring Arlo. Arlo Guthrie is known for Relativity directed by Mark Piznarski, Kimberly Williams-Paisley stars as Isabel Lukens and David Conrad as Leo Roth. The upcoming new movie Arlo Guthrie plays is Labor Day which will be released on Jan 31, 2014.

Arlo Guthrie was born July 10, 1947, in Brooklyn, New York; the son of legendary folk artist Woody Guthrie and Marjorie Mazia Guthrie, a professional dancer with the Martha Graham Company and founder of the Committee to Combat Huntington's Disease. Arlo grew up surrounded by renowned folk musicians: Pete Seeger, Leadbelly, Cisco Houston, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, and the Weavers.Since his first public performance at the age of thirteen, Arlo became absorbed in the music that was shaping the world. By the age of 20 Arlo was touring overseas. He was attracting and surprising audiences all over the world with his unique folk style. Arlo is a natural-born storyteller as well as an accomplished musician playing the piano, 6-string and 12-string guitars, and harmonica. He offers a great selection of old and new, original and traditional songs that are as varied as his audiences. Arlo's career soared with his debut of "The Alice's Restaurant Massacree" at the Newport Folk Festival in 1967. Later that year, Arlo was nominated for a Grammy in the Best Folk Performance category.Although he had not performed "Alice's Restaurant" for years, Arlo put it back on the menu for the Alice's Restaurant Massacree 40th Anniversary Tour, June 2005-May 2006. Arlo toured with members of his family for the Guthrie Family Legacy Tour, June 2006-May 2007. The legacy tour brought together the best of the Guthrie songs and stories from Woody, through the four generations of his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren (depending on mood and availability).In January 2015 Arlo put "Alice's Restaurant " back on tour to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the actual events that led to the song. The tour made 132 theatrical stops across the USA. The live show was filmed for PBS in Pittsfield, Massachusetts May 21, 2015 at The Colonial Theater. PBS aired the show the following November. Due to the overwhelming success of the road tour, the show was updated and took to the road again this time billed as the "Alice's Restaurant - Back By Popular Demand" tour, which played 90 venues in the USA and overseas from October 2018 to November 2019.Guthrie's 2020 tour began as usual, but after only 10 shows, was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic and the closing of venues nation-wide.

  • Birthday

    Jul 10, 1947
  • Place of Birth

    New York City, New York, USA
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