Doors, Bar & Restaurant open at 5:30. Music at 8:00. No Cover. Donations encouraged.
Saturday February 8
Interpreting the music of Jerry Garcia from his earliest Jug Band days, through Old & In The Way, JGB, Garcia/Grisman and to The Grateful Dead
Multi-instrumentalist Matt Turk and Grammy award winner C Lanzbom joined forces to form Deadgrass, a string band adventure through Jerry Garcia’s musical world.
Matt Turk: mandolin/lead vocals
All Music Guide, calls Matt Turk “an artist to be reckoned with.” - a seasoned recording artist and multi-instrumentalist, and veteran player who has performed and recorded with Pete Seeger, opened for Judy Collins, The Doobie Brothers, Fiona Apple and the Grateful Dead's Mickey Hart, throughout the USA and Europe appearing at the Clearwater Festival, Gathering of the Vibes, Atlanta's Music Midtown, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Beacon Theatre and The Capitol Theatre. Matt has recorded for Warner Bros Records with Gaby Moreno & Matter Music.
C Lanzbom: guitar/vocals
Grammy award winner C Lanzbom is a touring and studio guitarist with producing, performing, writing and engineering credits with Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen, American Idol finalist Crystal Bowersox, Shlomo Carlebach and Soulfarm. C's studio, Sherwood Ridge, is a state of the art recording facility just north of New
York City. C has numerous television and film song placements. His affection and passion for Jerry Garcia's music has been a major influence. He has absorbed Israeli-Arabic musical rhythms from travelling in the region as well as the rock and roll he grew up with along the Jersey shore.
Dave Richards: bass
By the age of 17 bassist Dave Richards was playing jazz five nights a week in Orlando, Florida with Billy Peebles, the drummer for Ray Charles on many classic Atlantic recordings. Richards performs in Hamilton on Broadway and has recorded and performed with The Indigo Girls, Rosanne Cash, Buster Poindexter, Madeline Peyroux, Jewel and Richie Havens. He has toured Europe, Canada and the US, appearing at Ottawa Jazz, Toronto Blues festival, The Hollywood Bowl and Austin City Limits.
Russell Gottlieb: banjo
Banjo player Russell Gottlieb brings a wistful and propulsive sound to the banjo, drawing on influences from rock to jazz, bluegrass to minimalism. Russell has toured extensively in the US as a founding member of the New Jersey-based band The Brummy Brothers, appearing at the Gathering of the Vibes, Catskill Chill, Philadelphia Folk Festival, Brooklyn Bowl, Nectar's, and World Cafe Live, opening for Melvin Seals and JGB, Leftover Salmon, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams.
Michael Barrett Donovan: fiddle
Fiddler Michael Barrett Donovan is a student-composer, music educator and multi-instrumentalist from northern California currently living in Brooklyn. He employs his skills in writing music for composition competitions, copy-work, teaching lessons and gigging.