by Andrew Frisicano

Guthrie Family...
Guthrie Family

Okay, so 40 years ago, August we were at Woodstock. Then that September, Jackie and I bought the farm (as it were), and we're still here. Later, that October we got married on the farm, still married too. Then later in November, Alice's Restaurant (the movie) was released! There hasn't been a four month stretch like that since then! So we're celebrating a lot of 40th things this year. -Arlo Guthrie opines on his 40ths

As previously mentioned, Arlo Guthrie will host his annual Thanksgiving show at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, November 28th. Dubbed "The Guthrie Family Rides Again," the show will feature three generations of Guthries including "Arlo, son Abe, daughters Cathy, Annie and Sarah Lee, son-in-law Johnny Irion, grandson Krishna, and assorted other children, grandchildren and guest artists." Tickets for are still on sale. The show also comes to Newark, NJ's NJPAC on Sunday, November 29th. Tickets to that are on sale too.

Come 2010, Arlo & family have expanded upon their already planned US tour dates to stretch through July. The first date of that tour is a February 20th show at the McCarter Theater in Princeton, NJ. Tickets are on sale. The next night (2/21) is on Long Island at The Patchogue Theater (with tickets available too).

The Thanksgiving-themed song that started it all, "Alice's Restaurant," and all tour dates are below...

Arlo Guthrie/Alice's Restaurant *

Alice's Restaurant Group W Bench

Alice's Restaurant (TrAiLer) - 1969

Alice's Restaurant Massacre Guitar - Arlo Guthrie With tabs

Or, learn the song via this tab.

Arlo Guthrie & Family - 2009/10 Tour Dates
11-28 New York, NY, USA Carnegie Hall
11-29 Newark, NJ, USA NJPAC
02-19 Alexandria, VA The Birchmere
02-20 Princeton, NJ The McCarter Theater
02-21 Patchogue, NY The Patchogue Theater
02-23 Wilmington, DE The Grand Opera House
02-25 Hampton, VA The American Theater
02-26 Hampton, VA The American Theater
02-27 Charlottesville, VA The Paramount
03-01 Newberry, SC The Opera House
03-03 Asheville, NC The Diana Wortham Performing Arts Center
03-04 Asheville, NC The Diana Wortham Performing Arts Center
03-05 Atlanta, GA The Ferst Center
03-15 Stuart, FL, USA The Lyric Theater
03-16 Stuart, FL The Lyric Theater
03-20 Bartlett, TN Bartlett Performing Arts & Conference Center
03-23 Houston, TX The Miller Outdoor Theater
03-26 St. Louis, MO The Sheldon Concert Hall
03-27 Overland Park, KS The Carlsen Center Yardley Hall
03-31 Austin, TX The Long Center
04-03 Albuquerque, NM The Journal Theater
04-08 Wickenburg, AZ Del E Webb Center
04-09 Tucson, AZ Centennial Hall
04-10 Mesa, AZ The Mesa PAC
04-14 Escondido, CA California Center for the Arts
04-16 Los Angeles, CA Royce Hall
04-17 Irvine, CA The Barclay Theater
04-20 Arroyo Grande, CA The Clark Center
04-21 Davis, CA UCD Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
04-22 Davis, CA UCD Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts
04-23 Berkeley, CA Zellerbach Hall
04-24 Modesto, CA The Gallo Center
04-28 Grants Pass, OR The Rogue Theater
04-29 Corvallis, OR La Selles Center
05-01 Kent, WA Kent Events Center
05-02 Mt. Baker, WA Mt. Baker Theater
05-04 Spokane, WA The Fox Theater
06-17 Boston, MA Symphony Hall
06-18 Boston, MA Symphony Hall
07-02 Rudolstadt Germany Rudolstadt Festival
07-18 Lenox, MA Tanglewood Music Festival

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