7th Annual California Banjo Extravaganza with Bill Evans, Ned Luberecki & Chris Coole and Their All-Star Band (John Reischman, Chad Manning, Jim Nunally, & Sharon Gilchrist)
Bill Evans, Ned Luberecki, Chris Coole, John Reischman, Chad Manning, Jim Nunally, Sharon Gilchrist
Saturday, November 10th
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pmFreight & Salvage Coffeehouse
$32 ADV / $36 DOOR (plus fees)
- All tickets are subject to an additional $4 per ticket facility fee.
Bill Evans is an internationally recognized five-string banjo life force. As a performer, teacher, writer and composer, he brings a deep knowledge, intense virtuosity and contagious passion to all things banjo, with thousands of music fans and banjo students from all over the world in a music career that now spans over thirty-five years.
Canadian guitar, clawhammer banjo player and songwriter who has worked with many bands/duos: One Horse Town, The Foggy Hogtown Boys, Duo With Ivan Rosenberg, The David Francey Band, The Lonesome Ace Stringband, Duo With Arnie Naiman, Duo With Ken Hamm, The Good Right Arm Stringband
John Reischman is one of the premier mandolinists of his generation: an understated visionary whose music is virtuosic without ever being flashy and who is renowned for his impeccable taste and tone. A Juno-nominated and Grammy award-winning artist, John is a founding member of California’s Good Old Persons who is also celebrated for his work with the Tony Rice Unit as well as leading his own band John Reischman & The Jaybirds.
Chad Manning is flat out one of the best fiddlers in the world, plain and simple. These days, Chad along with his wife Catherine, teaches hundreds of folks out of the Manning Music studio in Berkeley. In addition, Chad performs with the David Grisman Bluegrass Experience, the David Grisman Sextet and Bangers & Grass, featuring Bill Evans and Jim Nunally. Along with John, Bill and Sharon, Chad also teaches online via Peghead Nation (www.pegheadnation.com).
Sharon Gilchrist (bass and mandolin) performs regularly with John Reischman and guitarist Scott Nygaard, in addition playing with Scott Law and the Bay Area-based band The Flatliners, which includes Keith Little and Avram Siegel. She is also known for her work with Peter Rowan & Tony Rice and the old-time band Uncle Earl.