Musician Mike Farris, a 2015 Grammy Award winner, will perform at the
University of Minnesota Crookston on
Wednesday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m. The concert
in Kiehle Auditorium, recognizes Recovery Month and admission is free.
Farris became the first artist to receive a Grammy Award for Best Roots Gospel
Album, for his “Shine for All the People.” Farris was presented the award
by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences at the 57th annual Grammy
Awards ceremony held on February 8, 2015, in Los Angeles. Best Roots Gospel
Album is a new Grammy Award category that recognizes ‘roots’ gospel albums, the
heritage of this music, and the growing interest and support of these genres.
Farris has performed with the who's who of American music legends including
Stevie Ray Vaughan, the Dave Matthew's Band, Sheryl Crow, and Bob Dylan. With a
personal history that includes alcohol and drug addiction, Farris' music
celebrates his freedom from chemicals and his faith in God.
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