Tret Fure will be performing at WAV (Working Artists Ventura) on Friday, February 8 at 8:00 pm. WAV is located at 175 S Ventura Ave in Ventura. Tickets are $15 advance, $18 day of show. For tickets call Shepherd at (818) 885-8857. You can also purchase tickets online through PayPal by going to www.tretfure.com and clicking on the concert page
One of the most prolific artists in the contemporary singer-songwriter arena, Tret Fure has released 13 albums and CDs over the course of her 40 year career. In addition to being a gifted songwriter, Fure possesses an uncanny mastery of musical technology. Over the past 40 years, Fure has engineered and produced countless recordings by a variety of artists, including her own work.
In 2004, Fure took top honors at the South Florida Folk Festival Singer/Songwriter Competition. She won 2 out of 3 awards, Best Overall and Best Up-Tempo Song. 2004 also brought her recognition with the prestigious Jane Schliessman Award for Outstanding Contributions to Women’s Music. In 2009, Tret was voted “Pride In The Arts Favorite Female/Lesbian Musician”. In the same year she received the Janine C Rae Award for her work in Women’s Music.
Her acclaimed solo releases include “Tret Fure”, “Terminal Hold”, “Edges of the Heart”, “Time Turns the Moon”, “Back Home” (which took both album of the year and single of the year awards for 2001 from OutVoice Top 40), “My Shoes”, in which Sing Out! Magazine says "Fure's new solo venture signals her intent to do more than just move on. This album soars...She has never sounded better...This mature effort surely ranks among Fure's finest works and will be savored by old-time fans and new fans alike.", “Anytime Anywhere”, her 2005 release that continues her commitment to fine lyrics married to beautiful melodies and in 2007, the release of “True Compass”, a beautiful collection of songs of love and passion lived in the top 20 charts of Outvoice for over a year. The latest CD “The Horizon” has been in the top 10 charts since fall 2010 and her title song “The Horizon” placed #1 in the Dec 2010 charts. In the 1990s, Tret also released 3 duo albums with Cris Williamson.
Fure also markets of her own line of clothing named after her popular song “Tomboy girl”. In addition, while not on the road, Tret teaches guitar and songwriting individually and in workshop settings. An accomplished cook, Fure has also published a cookbook, Tret's Kitchen, featuring her own recipes. Along with bridging the marketing, production, and music worlds, Tret serves as President of Local 1000, The Traveling Musicians Association--a union geared toward helping traveling musicians find security and longevity.
Come hear Tret live. Her songs and storytelling are not to be missed!!
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