« Week of July 21, 2013 »
Start: 07/21/2013 8:00 pm

David Thom BandDavid Thom has rounded up the best in California bluegrass for this evening of traditional bluegrass classics, featuring songs from the King of Bluegrass, Jimmy Martin and his Sunny Mountain Boys. With Annie Staninec on fiddle, Butch Waller on mandolin, Joe Kyle, Jr. on bass, Larry Cohea on banjo, Mike Witcher on dobro, David on guitar, and the James King Band this is a group that can do justice to a king!

Start: 07/23/2013 8:00 pm

MilkDriveThey call their music jazz-grass, and it’s loose, tight, thoughtful, improvisational, fun, and full of life. The band features Brian Beken on fiddle and lead vocals, Noah Jeffries on guitar and harmony vocals, Dennis Ludiker on mandolin and harmony vocals, and Matt Mefford on double bass. Brian, Noah, and Dennis met as youngsters competing in the National Old Time Fiddlers’ Contest in Weiser, Idaho.

Start: 07/24/2013 8:00 pm

Pete AndersonPete Anderson is a multi-platinum, Grammy-winning record producer and groundbreaking guitarist who melds blues and country to forge a style all his own. Known as a pioneer in roots rock and an early champion of Americana, he had a hand in introducing the world to such artists as Lucinda Williams, Jim Lauderdale, Rosie Flores, and, perhaps most famously, his musical partner of 20 years, Dwight Yoakam.

Start: 07/25/2013 8:00 pm

The Beth Custer EnsembleThe Beth Custer Ensemble features a who’s who of outstanding Bay Area musicians playing a unique musical melange of beguiling melodies, surreal lyrics, and sophisticated orchestrations that draw from a wide range of genres and inspire a multitude of moods.

Start: 07/26/2013 8:00 pm

Bill Kirchen“Bill Kirchen rules, it’s just that simple,” says the Austin-American Statesman. “His no-nonsense guitar attack, powered by great, booming, bottom-heavy licks still covered with axle grease, is undoubtedly the real thing, scattering scorching guitar runs in all directions.