His remarkable voice whirls like a shrill wind." - Washington Post
San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2012
Thurs, Mar. 1 @ 7:30
The legendary Grammy-award winner and six-time Grammy nominee, Peter Rowan brings The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band for a very special evening of music presented by the Kanbar Center of the Performing Arts at the Osher Marin JCC, ready to thrill audience with original and traditional songs executed in vibrant harmony. In September 2010, the Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band released their debut album for Nashville’s Compass Records- Legacy; the new album, featuring traditional and original compositions, was produced by Compass owner/recording artist Alison Brown and includes Ricky Skaggs, Gillian Welch, David Rawlings and Del McCoury and received a Grammy nomination in 2010.
Peter Rowan is a bluegrass singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of bluegrass patriarch Bill Monroe, Peter’s stint in Old & In the Way with Jerry Garcia and his subsequent breakout as both a solo performer and bandleader, Rowan has built a devoted, international fan base through his continuous stream of original recordings, collaborative projects, and constant touring.
Nationally acclaimed bluegrass musician Keith Little with Banjo, Vocals
Paul Knight’s driving acoustic bass has been part of recordings and live performances with a wide range of musicians, he also adds to vocals and is well known in these parts for his own music series in Pt Reyes Station, Michael Witcher – Dobro, Vocals
of the “The Witcher Brothers” has recorded or toured with Dwight Yoakam, Fernando Ortega, Laurie Lewis, Tyler Hilton, John Paul Jones, Sara Watkins, The Gibson Brothers, Dolly Parton, Joan Osborn, Willie Wat¬son (Old Crow Medicine Show), and Chris Jones among others. Known for his rich tone and lyrical phrasing, Michael is also a highly sought after instructor.
The evening opens with The Pine Needles blend acoustic stringed instruments and drums with jazz, rock, world, bluegrass, classical, and northern california jamband sensibilities. In their seventh exciting year of adventures in this unique brand of nor cal acoustic eclectic, the players include Josh Needleman, Rami Ziadeh, Tristan Arnold, and David Boyden.
For Tickets & more info or 415.444.8000
Cabaret table seating:
Advance: $20/$15 JCC members ~ Day of: $25
ABOUT THE VENUE:
Epitomizing the essence of Marin, with a range of authentic cultural experiences enjoyed by many generations, the Osher Marin JCC offers award-winning facilities, including The Kanbar Center, which has established a strong and well respected reputation within the community as a Center for the Performing Arts in Marin County. Originally known as CenterStage, this performing arts department within the Osher Marin JCC has been presenting a stunning lineup of world-class performances from emerging and established performers annually since 1990. Venues include the grand Hoytt Theater, the intimate Kurland Lounge and outdoor venue, Swig Field. Performances offer concessions including cocktails for those 21+ We invite all to come early, get to know each other and celebrate with us.
More Music Coming:
3/15 – African Music - The Nigerian Brothers
4/21- From Argentina- Los Pinguos
5/3- World Jazz - Meklit Hadero/ Quinn DeVeaux
5/19- Swinging Singer Songwriter- Tony DeSare
The Osher Marin JCC
200 N San Pedro Rd.
San Rafael, Ca
¼ mi East off 101
Ample FREE Parking