Tom Corbett is a mandolin and guitar playing singer songwriter who has toured and recorded with some of the best musicians in the folk and roots musical world. He toured and recorded with The Acousticats which featured Phil Salazar and Cyrus Clarke (Cache Valley Drifters) which lead to him working with John McEuen (Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) and The String Wizards. Corbett recorded several albums with John as well as the award winning DVD John McEuen & Jimmy Ibotson-Nitty Gritty Surround on AIX Records. During his stint with John he played and recorded with Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Jennifer Warnes, Vassar Clements, Laurie Lewis and John Sebastian. After working with John for several years Tom then toured with Robin and Linda Williams from Garrison Keillor’s Prairie Home Companion. He also played mandolin on Mike Ness’s (Social Distortion) solo CD “Cheating At Solitaire.” Plus on guitar the great Mike Mullins from Cache Valley Drifters with tons of musical credits, and Bill Knopf with his rock solid bluegrass banjo playing.
Since the release of their first CD, Burning Heart Bluegrass has appeared at major Bluegrass festivals in California, Arizona, and Nevada, as well as numerous local Southern California venues. This past summer, the band was a featured artist at The Topanga Banjo*Fiddle Contest and headlined the LagunaBeachLive! annual BBQ and Bluegrass. Selected as a 2017 California Showcase Band by the California Bluegrass Association, in June BHB performed at CBA’s Fathers Day Bluegrass Festival at Grass Valley, a performance that will be included in their soon to be released CD, “Burning Heart Bluegrass Live!” Meanwhile, the band continues it’s active schedule with upcoming performances at The University of Redlands Homecoming, Saddleback Church, and a return engagement at Boulevard Music. Featuring Jeff Fleck on mandolin, Don Cunningham on guitar, Keith Chagnon on banjo, Ron Vance on upright bass, and Steve Rosenstein on fiddle.
Tickets may be purchased in person at Blvd Music or by phone (310) 398-2583 using a major credit card. A $1 service charge per ticket is added on phone orders. All ticket sales are final. They are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Please note all shows start at 8pm and doors open at 7:30pm unless indicated otherwise. People who already have their tickets (purchased them in advance) get in first when doors open at 7:30 pm. After the people who already have their tickets are admitted any remaining tickets will go on sale.