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Wally Barnick and the Trail Boss Troubadors featuring Wally who has been, since 1975 and remains today a member of the well-known California urban-bluegrass group known as The Cache Valley Drifters, (and at least a half-dozen other bands!). Tonight’s show is American music, ranging from straight ahead Bakersfield country music, to folk and bluegrass. Wally will be joined onstage by another original Cache Valley Drifter member David West on guitar and banjo, and Kenny Blackwell on mandolin. Tonight's show will…Find out more »
EXTRA, EXTRA, EXTRA. . . THUNDER DAN WINS IBMA SONG OF THE YEAR! Sideline was the recipient of the 2019 Song of the Year Award at the 30th Annual International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Awards. The IBMA Awards Ceremony was held in Raleigh, North Carolina at the Duke Energy Performing Arts Center. Awards were voted on by the professional members of the IBMA. Sideline is a pedigreed six-piece powerhouse whose style has set the pace in Bluegrass for over two…Find out more »
Variety Night (Hosted by that Mandell guy since 1974) presents special guest singer/songwriter/unique instrumentalist Sean Pawling plus as always our talented sign-ups to fill out the bill. This month we will begin taking sign-ups for Variety Night on Sunday, March 1 at 1pm. Sign-ups are taken until all eight slots have been filled. Variety Night-See it or be it. Do it or review it. A fun night out.Find out more »
If a voice as rich, supple, and vibrant as Missy Andersen’s could come out of a bottle – not that it hasn’t been tried – every blues singer would be dripping deep soul.” – DAVE RUBIN, Author & Journalist. Missy Andersen and her accompanist/husband, Heine Andersen, love what they do. Keeping a heavy touring schedule, the tenacious twosome performs as a duo which showcases the couple’s individual and combined talents. In the absence of other instruments, listeners find a greater…Find out more »
Performing on 6-string, 12-string, slide guitar or Acoustic Hawaiian Lap Slide, Gerhard captivates his audiences with virtuosity, generosity and sly humor. Known for his gorgeous tone and compositional depth, Gerhard can move a listener with a single note. Scott Alalrik of the Boston Globe said it best when he wrote ‘Gerhard does not write instrumentals. He writes songs only a guitar can sing. Gerhard’s relationship with the guitar began at age 10, when he happened upon classical guitar master Andrés…Find out more »
Richard Smith is one of the greatest guitar players on the planet. Incredible fingerstyle player (National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion) and, also, one of the hottest Bebop/Django/Flatpicking players in the world. Tonight Richard Smith presents an evening of Travis picking, ragtime, jazz, and classical. The playing ranges from amazing to flashy and beautiful. Here are a couple of quotes regarding Richard from Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. “The most amazing guy I know on the guitar. He can play anything I…Find out more »
"David Grier is one of the best flatpicking guitarists on the planet earth"—GM. Check the dog in the picture. He isn’t sleeping he just got blown away by David’s playing. David is amazing, one of the planets great flatpickers. Born in Washington, D.C. in 1961, a family move to Nashville at age 3 fully immersed David Grier into the bluegrass music world, and at age 6, he began playing the guitar. Today, he is regarded as one of the premier…Find out more »
The blues is life itself to Bernie Pearl. A guitarist with an upbeat, finger-poppin’ picking style he learned at the elbows of bluesmasters Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, Mississippi Fred MacDowell, and others. Yet, Bernie Pearl is no hidebound traditionalist. As music critics and aficionados have said for years, he is a craftsman who packs his songs with melodic interpretations that are new and personal each time he picks up his vintage Martin or National. To hear him tell it,…Find out more »
Rick Ruskin started playing guitar in 1962 and in just one year became a respected professional musician in his native Detroit, Michigan. In 1964, while still in Jr. High School, he was chosen to open the bill for the Reverend Gary Davis at Detroit's legendary Retort Coffee House. This engagement resulted in a fast and permanent friendship with the master blues, ragtime, and gospel guitarist. Rev. Davis was so taken by the young Ruskin's skill and eagerness, that he invited Rick…Find out more »
Variety Night (Hosted by that Mandell guy since 1974) presents a special guest plus as always our talented sign-ups to fill out the bill. This month we will begin taking sign-ups for Variety Night on Sunday, April 5 at 1pm. Sign-ups are taken until all eight slots have been filled. Variety Night-See it or be it. Do it or review it. A fun night out.Find out more »
Online tickets sales close at the night of the show. Any remaining tickets are for sale at Boulevard Music when doors open At unless noted otherwise. Tickets may also be purchased in person at Blvd Music or by phone (310) 398-2583 using a major credit card.
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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.
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