|an enjoyable evening of acoustic music, featuring Christine Bonner, Joe Craven, Rob Bonner, and friends. Saturday, August 1st at 7:30 p.m.
Christine is one of the area’s most popular folk harpists, and has performed for many years in concerts and special engagements throughout the West Coast. Christine’s debut album Sand Castles attained a number 1 ranking on the “Americana” charts at KVMR radio. Her musical style includes a wonderful blend of Celtic, Latin, Classical, and Jazz.Rob, a long time Sierra foothills musician, is well known for his work with The South Loomis Quickstep, a Bluegrass band that toured all over the country, and in Europe. Rob has released a new compact disc, “Violet’s Old Guitar, a Musical Journey”, a retrospective look at his career that has spanned over forty years.Christine and Rob will be joined by their friend and world renowned multi-instrumentalist, Joe Craven, on violin, mandolin and percussion. Joe has kept impressive musical company over the years, as a former member of the David Grisman Quintet. Joe also performed with Jerry Garcia, Stephan Grapelli, Bonnie Raitt, Darol Anger, and many others.The trio will be joined by two very special guests and dear friends: Guitarist, songwriter Bill Edwards, who over the years has worked with many bands including The South Loomis Quickstep, Way Out West, and currently with Webster, Walton and Edwards.
Also joining on the bass will be Brett Cole. Brett is well known for his work with the Pyronauts, a very popular “surf” band from the Auburn area, he is also a veteran of numerous jazz and classical ensembles, and currently working with the Bob Woods trio as well.