Bent on Bluegrass Concert & BBQ with The Crunchy Western Boys and The Gordon Stone Band
Saturday, July 23, 2011 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EDT)
Bent on Bluegrass: Concert & BBQ
BBQ 6 PM ~ Concert 8 PM
Gordon Stone Band
For over 30 years, on banjo and pedal steel guitar, Emmy-award winning, Gordon Stone has been writing his genre-crossing music, recording 6 studio albums of his own original material. Gordon was named "Best Instrumentalist" three years in a row and won an Emmy for Jay Craven's VPT series, "Windy Acres" soundtrack in 2005. He has recorded and performed with some of the country's most influential musicians in the bluegrass and jam world - Tony Trischka, Vassar Clemmens, Sam Bush, Peter Rowan, Phish, Mike Gordon, moe, Strangefolk, Max Creek, to name only a few. “Stone has always pushed the limits of his main musical weapons, taking the pedal steel and banjo to places no mere humans normally tread.” - Jambands.com
Crunchy Western Boys
The forefathers of “crunchy western” music Jim McHugh, Morris Manning, Steve McBrian, and Jacob Stern deliver a homegrown, crunchy cookin’ performance with mandolin, bass, fiddle, guitar, dobro, banjo, and vocals. Their unique, smooth sounds are sure to tame the wildest beast or maybe even awaken the spirit within! Performances include original, crunchy, bluegrass, folk, and Americana tunes. Winners Northwest String Summit (in Oregon) band competition 2009: the CWB were the first band ever to be invited to compete east of the Rockies!