Wednesday, April 13, 2022
Grammy nominated acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age 11. Influences range from the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt to the music of John Phillip Sousa and Preston Epps.
Amy Grant has built a long, successful career on music that matters. Ever since she burst on the scene as a fresh-faced teenager bringing contemporary Christian music to the forefront of American culture, the Nashville native gained a reputation for creating potent songs that examined life’s complexities with an open heart and keen eye. Thank you to our sponsor, Nevada City Winery.
With a particular joy for bridging musical styles, Ayla’s songs seem a genre unto their own, as she weaves between vocal looping, produced beats, live drumming, orchestral string arrangements, Celtic melodies, disco rhythms, electronic soundscapes, and even dashes of hip-hop wordplay. Calling us to listen deeper, her songs are elegant masterpieces of lucid storytelling, with lyrics ringing as anthems for planetary healing, human potential, beauty, and compassion.
After winning a Grammy for his “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer-songwriters rooted in the rich ground of American rhythm and blues, soul and gospel.
Wings of Courage is an original play with music by Mad River Theater Works, based on the life of Eugene Bullard, the first African-American combat military pilot. Using storytelling, music, and drama, Wings of Courage shows how Bullard’s determination and perseverance helped him to overcome discrimination throughout his remarkable life.
WHO: Keith Greeninger Unveils New Song ‘22 Angels’
WHAT: Free Show for Veterans
WHEN: Sunday, November 10th. Doors open at 3pm; Show from 4pm – 6pm
WHERE: 998 Plaza Drive, Grass Valley, CA 95945