Redwood Bluegrass Associates is pleased to announce that the
remaining four concerts in its 2004-05 season are part of a special
All concerts take place on Saturday evenings, starting at 8:00 pm, at the
First Presbyterian Church, 1667 Miramonte Ave. (at Cuesta Dr.),
Tickets: $15/advance, $18/day of show; series subscription $48/all 4
Half-price for teens, free for under 12.
Series tickets are avalible by mail-order only.
Ticket and other information: http://www.rba.org,
Jan. 15, 2005
Kathy Kallick Band
Megan Lynch & Ron Stewart
An album release celebration for "Warmer Kind Of Blue," with the
now-familiar mix of affecting, inspired material (often composed by
Kathy), intense and thrilling vocals, dazzling instrumental
inventiveness, and a distinctive, memorable presentation. Kathy is
joined by band-mates Tom Bekeny (mandolin), Avram Siegel (banjo), Amy
Stenberg (bass), and Brian Wicklund (fiddle).
The dynamic duo of Megan (multiple National Fiddle Champion and
member of Due West and Copper Canyon) & Ron (the top instrumentalist
in contemporary bluegrass and IBMA Fiddler of the Year Award winner).
Feb. 12, 2005
John Reischman & the Jaybirds
Mandolin master and fellow "top-notch musicians and singers deliver
an unusual repertoire of originals, bluegrass classics, and old-time
music" (Acoustic Guitar Magazine) and celebrate the release of their
third album --- and John's return to the Bay Area. Other Jaybirds
are Jim Nunally (guitar, vocals), Trisha Gagnon (bass, vocals), Nick
Hornbuckle (banjo), and Greg Spatz (fiddle).
March 1, 20052
Mac Martin & the California Travelers
The first West Coast trip for a 50-year veteran of traditional
bluegrass, an influential bandleader and songwriter who rarely
performs outside Pennsylvania. Mac has a new release and three
recent compilations of his music, and has had his songs recorded by
Longview, Open Road, King Wilkie, James King, and Bob Paisley, among
others. For this show, he'll be joined by an all-star band of
veteran California bluegrass musicians.
April 23, 2005
Hit & Run
The band of 20-somethings that recently won the Rockygrass Band
Competition and Telluride Bluegrass Festival Band Contest, making
them the first and only group to win both. Sally Van Meter says,
"Tight arrangements, clear high harmonies, and effortless energy
abound in this band that speaks of love for tradition alongside a
passion to bring a new feel to the music of bluegrass."
All shows will be held at the Fellowship Hall of the First
Presbyterian Church of Mountain View, 1667 Miramonte Ave (at the
corner of Cuesta Drive) in Mountain View. Doors open at 7:00 PM;
shows start at 8:00 PM and tickets are general admission.
Tickets are available from Ticketweb (see our web site at www.rba.org
or call toll-free 866-468-3399); in person at Gryphon Stringed
Instruments, 211 Lambert St., Palo Alto; or by mail order from
Redwood Bluegrass Associates, P.O. Box 390515, Mountain View,
CA 94039-0515; please enclose a self-addressed stamped regular-size
envelope with your mail order. Tickets are usually avilable at Gryphon
starting about one month before the show; all shows are available on
Ticketweb as soon as they are announced.
Advance ticket prices are $15 for each show. Tickets purchased on
the day of the show go for $3 per ticket more. Tickets for children
(ages 5-17, accompanied by a paying adult) are half price and are
available from Ticketweb or by mail order only.
For more information, visit our web site at http://www.rba.org/
Thank you for your interest in our bluegrass concert series.
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