Where: Santa Ynez Valley Grange Hall, 2374 Alamo Pintado, Los Olivos, CA
When: Saturday, December 15th, 8:00 PM
Tickets at door: $15.00
Peter Feldmann & the Very Lonesome Boys, one of California's finest bluegrass bands, will continue the celebration of his 50th year in the music business by appearing at the S.Y. Valley Grange Hall, 2374 Alamo Pintado, in downtown Los Olivos, California on Saturday evening, December 15th at 8:00 PM.
Peter, who just completed a very successful show celebrating his Golden Anniversary in Music at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara, will present a new music program at the Grange Hall. The show will feature bluegrass standards, songs of the West, classic fiddle tunes, and a number of 1920s-30s country songs adapted to the bluegrass format. Advance tickets, priced at $12.00, are available on-line at BlueGrassWest.com and at The Book Loft at 1680 Mission Drive in Solvang. Doors open at 7:30 PM. Tickets at the door, if available, are $15.00.
Tom Lee, David West, Peter Feldmann & Blaine Sprouse
A singer and multi-instrumentalist with many years' performing experience throughout California and the West, Peter Feldmann has been presenting bluegrass, folk, string band, and related musics since the early 1960's, and is known as the founder of the Santa Barbara Old Time Fiddler's Convention, and the original Bluebird Café in Santa Barbara, a music club highly influential on the Southern California Music scene. Peter's tribute CD to Uncle Dave Macon, "Grey Cat On The Tennessee Farm", was named to the nation's Top Ten Bluegrass albums of 2005 by Dave Ryoko of the the Chicago Tribune. In 2008, Peter was awarded "Music Legend Award of 2008" by the Topanga Banjo/Fiddle Contest organization of greater Los Angeles.
The Very Lonesome Boys band includes bassist Tom Lee, veteran of the Cache Valley Drifters and The Bluegrass Cardinals, The banjo duties are ably handled by record producer David West (Play Ball Productions), known also for his song writing and engineering skills, and Blaine Sprouse, master bluegrass fiddler, formerly with Bill Monroe, Jimmy Martin, Jim & Jesse, and many other great bluegrass bands will preside on fiddle. The band has performed throughout Southern and Central California at festivals, clubs, and college concerts.