Peter Feldmann & The Very Lonesome Boys
California bluegrass mainstay Peter Feldmann will begin his 51st season of concerts with a show.
When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, 8 p.m.
Where: St. Mark's-in-the-Valley Episcopal Church, Nojoqui and Alamo Pintado aves., Los Olivos, CA
Cost: $12 - $27
Age limit: Not available
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.
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.
Tickets may be bought online.
Event posted Oct. 15, 2013
Last updated Oct. 15, 2013