Native American singer Joanne Shenandoah performs Nov. 16 in Potsdam
Monday, November 15, 2010 - 2:41 pm

POTSDAM -- Community Performance Series in Potsdam will host Native American singer and songwriter Joanne Shenandoah Tuesday, Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in Hosmer Concert Hall, SUNY Potsdam.

Grammy Award and 12-time Native American Music Award-winning artist Joanne Shenandoah has been hailed by the Associated Press as one of the "most acclaimed Native American recording artists of her time." Her music is a blend of traditional songs and melodies featuring both traditional and contemporary instrumentation.

Since emerging into the music industry in 1990, Shenandoah has performed at esteemed venues and concerts such as Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Woodstock '94, and the White House, and has released 15 albums. She has worked with artists including Willie Nelson, Dave Matthews, Bruce Springsteen, Ray Charles, John Denver and Chuck Berry.

As part of the CPS "Meet The Arts" series, Shenandoah will travel to St. Regis Mohawk School and Salmon River Elementary School on Monday, Nov. 15 for two education outreach performances.

Tickets can be purchased at the CPS Box Office, Snell Music Theater, SUNY Potsdam, or Northern Music & Video in downtown Potsdam.

Tickets start at $6 for youth, $10 for seniors and students and $12 for adults. Tickets are available by calling the CPS Box Office at 267-2277 or by purchasing online at