January 24, 2012
What: The Very Lonesome Boys Bluegrass Show
Where: St. Marks In The Valley, 2901 Nojoqui Avenue, Los Olivos, CA
When: Saturday, February 18th, 8:00 PM
Visit: http://www.bluegrasswest.com/tickets.htm for advance Tickets: $12.00
Peter Feldmann & the Very Lonesome Boys, one of California's finest bluegrass bands, will mark the beginning of his 50th year in music by appearing at St. Marks In The Valley, 2901 Nojoqui Avenue, in downtown Los Olivos, California on Saturday evening, February 18th at 8:00 PM.
The program will feature bluegrass standards, songs of the West, classic fiddle tunes, 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 on Mission Drive in Solvang. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Suggested donation at the door is $15.
Tom Lee, David West, Peter Feldmann & Blaine Sprouse ( click here for hi-res photo).
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 Dave Ryoko of the the Chicago Tribune. In 2008, Peter was awarded "Music Legend Award of 2008" by the Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Contest organization of greater Los Angeles.
The Very Lonesome Boys band includes bassist Tom Lee, veteran of the Cache Valley Drifters and The Bluegrass Cardinals, The banjo duties are ably handled by record producer David West (Play Ball Productions), known also for his song writing and engineering skills, and Blaine Sprouse, master bluegrass fiddler, formerly with Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, Jim & Jesse, and many other great bluegrass bands will preside on fiddle. 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.