From: Peter Feldmann
Post Office Box 614
Los Olivos, California 93441
(805) 688 9894
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org website: www.bluegrasswest.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 17, 2008
What: The Very Lonesome Boys Bluegrass Show
Peter Feldmann & the Very Lonesome Boys, one of California's finest bluegrass bands, will appear at the Santa Ynez Valley Grange Hall, 2374 Alamo Pintado Avenue, in downtown Los Olivos, California on Saturday evening, November 22nd at 8:00 PM.
The program will feature bluegrass standards, songs of the West, and a number of 1920s-30s country songs adapted to the bluegrass format. Advance tickets, priced at $12.00, are available on-line at BlueGrassWest.com and at The Book Loft in Solvang. Doors open at 7:30 PM.
A singer and multi-instrumentalist with many years' performing experience throughout California and the West, Peter Feldmann has been presenting bluegrass, folk, string band, and related musics since the early 1960's, and is known as the founder of the Santa Barbara Old Time Fiddler's Convention, and the original Bluebird Café in Santa Barbara, a music club highly influential on the Southern California Music scene. Peter's tribute CD to Uncle Dave Macon, "Grey Cat On The Tennessee Farm", was named to the nation's Top Ten Bluegrass albums of 2005 by the Chicago Tribune and he was awarded a "Music Legend Award of 2008" by the Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Contest organization earlier this year.
The five-piece Very Lonesome Boys band includes bassist Tom Lee, veteran of the Cache Valley Drifters and The Bluegrass Cardinals, Mike Nadolson, head of Tricopolis Records in Orange County plays Martin flat-top guitar. The banjo duties are ably handled by record producer David West (Play Ball Productions), known also for his song writing and engineering skills, while Tommy Marton, a leading exponent of Texas contest style fiddling as well as bluegrass music, will preside on fiddle. Together now for ten years, the band has performed throughout Southern and Central California at festivals, clubs, and college concerts.
Visit: http://www.BlueGrassWest.com/press.htm for photos and further information.
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