Turn Up From Home Episode 7 Debuts 18 July
Episode 7 Features Performances from Katie Kissoon, Citizen Cope and Kenny Wayne Shepherd
Turn up for Recovery is a charitable movement raising awareness of abstinence-based recovery, tackling the stigma of addiction and helping make treatment affordable to people struggling with alcohol and drug addiction. Founded by Melia Clapton, she announced the movement during Eric Clapton’s 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festival.
On 18 July, at PDT 11:00am, EDT 2:00pm and BST 7:00pm, Episode 7 of the Turn Up From Home concert series will debut on TUFR's YouTube Channel. The episode features Katie Kissoon, Citizen Cope and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
The Turn Up From Home concert series was launched by TUFR in response to the Coronavirus Pandemic. New episodes of Turn Up From Home are posted at www.youtube.com/turnupforrecovery. Previous episodes are also archived on the channel for later viewing. Don't forget to subscribe here ... you never know who will turn up for recovery!
ABOUT THE PARTICIPATING MUSICIANS:
Katie Kissoon - Katie started her career as part of a successful duo, Mac & Katie Kissoon. After going their separate ways, Katie has worked and recorded with artists such as Van Morrison, Roger Waters, Chris Rea, George Michael, Robbie Williams, Jamiroquai, George Harrison, Mark Knopfler, Take That, to name just a few. Katie first worked with Eric Clapton on studio sessions for Roger Waters in August 1983. Her long association with Eric’s touring and recording bands started in 1986 and continued for the next 13 years, the only exception being the blues tour and album of 1994-1995. In 1999, Katie sang back-up for Eric at the Crossroads Concert at Madison Square Garden. She rejoined Eric's band in 2019 and was on stage at the Crossroads Guitar Festival in Dallas, Texas last September. She is currently planning her album, with her son Seb Stone, who will be producing and co-writing.
Citizen Cope - Clarence Greenwood, better known as Citizen Cope, is an American songwriter, producer and performer. His style has been described as "urban folk". Cope's compositions have been recorded by Carlos Santana, Dido, Pharoahe Monch, Sheryl Crow and Richie Havens. The Washington Post has hailed him as “DC’s finest export since Marvin Gaye,” while Rolling Stone raved that his “uncommon chords and harmonies combine delicate dissonance with unexpected flashes of beauty.”He currently records and produces for his own record label, Rainwater Recordings, which he founded in 2010. On March 1, 2019, he self-released his first album in six years, Heroin and Helicopters. Cope has been a guest at the 2010, 2013 and 2019 Crossroads Guitar Festivals.
Kenny Wayne Shepherd - The Louisiana native launched his recording career at 16 and in the 27 years since, has established himself as an immensely popular recording artist, a consistently in-demand live act and an influential force in a worldwide resurgence of interest in the blues. As a teen, he burst onto the music scene with the release of his 1995 debut album Ledbetter Heights, which produced the radio hits "Deja Voodoo," "Born with a Broken Heart" and "Shame, Shame, Shame." In 2013, Shepherd further expanded his musical horizons by teaming with veteran rockers Stephen Stills and Barry Goldberg to form The Rides, whose first album Can't Get Enough helped to expand his audience further. Kenny's 9th studio disc, The Traveler, arrived in 2019.
Watch previous episodes of the Turn Up From Home concert series here.