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CHRIS CERNA & BLUEGRASS REPUBLIC + ROCKY NECK 2.0
Saturday, February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$25
Tonight Boulevard music presents two fine bluegrass bands that feature fabulous playing and fine vocals. Chris Cerna and The Bluegrass Republic (featuring Patrick Sauber on banjo) plus Rocky Neck 2.0
Chris Cerna, formerly the mandolinist with the Lonesome Otis Band, brings his new great band The Bluegrass Republic, down to the Boulevard featuring experienced players performing clean instrumentals accompanied by fine vocal harmonies. This band is guaranteed to satisfy even the most critical of bluegrass music aficionados. They are a dedicated band that specializes in hard-driving, traditional bluegrass. Their set lists include traditional, gospel and the bands fine original songs performed by Chris Cerna – mandolin, vocals; Celeste Cerna – Bass, vocals; David Dickey III – Guitar, vocals, Patrick Sauber banjo.
Plus Rocky Neck 2.0 Bluegrass Band. The Southern California based group with a current lineup featuring Devitt Feeley—guitar/mandolin vocals, John McDuffie—dobro/guitar/vocals John Rosen—banjo/vocals, plus Ron Vance—upright bass. Rocky Neck started in the bluegrass music field by winning first place in the 2009 Topanga Banjo and Fiddle “Band Contest”. In January of 2012 they took first place in the California Bluegrass Association’s “Great 48 Showcase Showdown”, competing against the top bluegrass bands from across the state. Their first recording, “Rocky Neck Bluegrass Band” released in November of 2010, was recorded in a 1920’s cabin in the mountain community of Big Bear, CA, and was mastered by legendary bluegrass engineer Billy Wolf in Arlington, VA. Their bluegrass arrangement of Neil Young’s “Comes A Time” as well as the fresh arrangement of “Girl I Left Behind Me” have been receiving regular airplay on radio stations across the country. There blend of fresh bluegrass arrangements, original tunes, traditional music is attractive to fans of not only bluegrass but also blues, country, and folk-oriented listeners.
Online tickets sales close at 6pm the night of the show. Any remaining tickets are for sale at Boulevard Music when doors open At 7:30pm unless noted otherwise. Tickets may also be purchased in person at Blvd Music or by phone (310) 398-2583 using a major credit card.
A $3 service charge per ticket is added to online and phone orders. All ticket sales are final. They are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. For online ticket purchases, you will need to provide the ticket barcode for entry. Please print your ticket or display the barcode on your phone.
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.
Please note that taking photos or any other type of recording is not allowed during performances at Boulevard Music.