FREE TICKETS: James Vincent McMorrow & William Elliott Whitmore @ Slim's, SF 9/23/11

September 16. 2011 | By Mayumi Okamoto

You have to have three names to be on the bill at Slim's on 9/23/11. It's a requirement. Coming off of a late spring tour opening for Civil Wars, Irish folk artist James Vincent McMorrow will begin his fall tour this month as a headliner complete with an accompanying five piece band in tow. Iowa native and banjo slinger William Elliott Whitmore will join McMorrow for his San Francisco and Los Angeles dates.

Though their vocal styles vary significantly, with McMorrow's on the whispy soft side and Whitm

ore's on the gruff and rustic edge, these guys are wonderful storytellers exemplifying what great folk songwriting is all about – artfully conveying the human experience. One night in a room with these guys will make a fan out of anyone guaranteed. Don't believe us? Just drop us a line below telling us who your all-time favorite storyteller is for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the show. After you see these guys, you can tell us if we were right or not. Contest ends 9/22.

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