After all our great shows in Washington and Oregon recently I just had to get the band back to the area. This new room will make history I bet! We want to be a part of that. Come see us in the best new venue in Oregon.
John McEuen and the String Wizards
Short description of John McEuen’s ‘Circle’ show –
McEuen - brings his banjo, guitar, fiddle, and mandolin - to share his music and memories of his 55-year life in music. Covering the story of landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken* platinum album (initiated by John), and his career with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with narrative and music, NGDB co-founder and multi-instrumentalist John takes us on his incredible journey. Together with his unique cast of Americana string wizards, interwoven with favorites from his legacy, hot bluegrass, rarely heard NGDB early classics, Carter Family music - all in a multi-media presentation that features archival footage. And, some new classics from his recent album on Chesky Records – Made in Brooklyn. - which was Stereophile Magazine's Record of the Month, and winner of the Independent Music Award’s Best Americana album.
John McEuen banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, vocals
Les Thompson (also an original NGDB member) bass/vocals
Matt Cartsonis guitar/mandola, vocals
John Cable (a previous NGDB member) guitar/vocals
Songs may include:
Mr. Bojangles Some of Shelly’s Blues Keep on the Sunny Side Will the Circle Be Unbroken Dance Little Jean Long Hard Road House at Pooh Corner Wreck on the Hiway Earl’s Breakdown Way Downtown Cannonball Rag Dismal Swamp I Saw the Light Acoustic Traveller Fingerbuster Buy for Me the Rain She Darked the Sun The Grand Ole Opry Song
Blue Ridge Cabin Home Wildwood Flower Okie Boogie
* “One of the most important records to come out of Nashville...” Chet Flippo Rolling Stone
John was recently inducted in to the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame
check out www.johnmceuen.com
John’s first book, The Life I’ve Picked has 40 5 star reviews on Amazon.