"I go for the heights with my voice and melodies; I paint the landscape with my words."
San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) March 06, 2013
An exceptional night of music as bluegrass heavyweight Peter Rowan takes the stage with the Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band. The Grammy-award winner and six-time Grammy nominee, Peter Rowan brings his band of outstanding musicians that cover over 100 years of combined recording and performance experience performers for on night only at the Osher Marin JCC.
The Peter Rowan Bluegrass Band has graced the stages of Hardly Strictly, Grey Fox, Merlefest, and so many more festivals domestic and abroad, entertaining audiences with original and traditional songs executed in vibrant harmony.
Their 2010 debut album ”Legacy” received a Grammy nomination.
What: An evening of Bluegrass music featuring the legendary Peter Rowan. Concessions including light snacks, beer & wine for 21+.
What: All are welcome, need not be a JCC member. Tickets are $20 in advance $25 day of at http://www.marinjcc.org/arts.
When: Sat. April 6 at 8:00
Where: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 North San Pedro Road, San Rafael
Parking: Ample free parking. Accessing the Osher Marin JCC from Highway 101 is effortless, ¼ mile E off 101.
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 David Grisman and 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 – Bass, Vocals 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 Kanbar Center is the Performing Arts Department within the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California. For over 20 years we have spread the power of music, voice, humor, taste, culture, movement and words throughout the community by presenting classical music, club style dancing events, comedy, musical concerts, theater and performance in the grand Hoytt Theater. Lectures, chats and demonstrations in the Kurland lounge and great world music & dancing for all ages outdoors under summer skies on Swig Field. All are welcome; no membership is required to attend. The Center is centrally located in Marin County and just 1/4 mile east off Hwy 101.
5/25 – An Evening with Paula Poundstone – presented at Angelico Hall
6/22 – An Evening of Jewish Humor with Andy Kindler & Cathy Ladman
7/13 – Hot Buttered Rum
7/20 – Rupa and the April Fishes
7/27 – Hapa
8/3 – LoCura/ Los Pinguos
8/10 – Andrea Thierry & Zydeco Magic