Acoustic Brew Concerts FALL 2010 Bookmark and Share
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6 The Allegheny Ridgerunners 2 Rod Picott & Amanda Shires 23 The Guy Mendilow Band 20 The Craven Family Band 1 Mark O'Connor

Monday Sept. 6 at the Lemont Village Green, $ FREE

3:00 p.m. Potluck, 4:30 p.m. Concert, and a jam following the concert!

The Brew continues our tradition of FREE Labor Day concerts with the high and lonesome bluegrass sounds of local favorites The Allegheny Ridgerunners. Potluck before and jam afterwards - bring your instrument! Rain or shine: we'll move to the Granary if the weather is inclement.


You'll like the Ridgerunners if you like The Kruger Bros., The Fox Hunt, Hickory Project, The Hillbilly Gypsies, Ralph Stanley, Bill Monroe…

Saturday Oct. 2 7:30 p.m. CWB $16

One of today's most highly-regarded performing songwriters teams up with one of Texas's finest fiddlers for a tasty slice of Americana acoustic folk.


You'll like Rod and Amanda if you like Sons of the Never Wrong, We're About Nine, Erik Balkey, Gillian Welch, Danny Schmidt, Slaid Cleaves…

Saturday Oct. 23 7:30 p.m. WPSU $16

Israeli peace songs and Sephardic canticas meet Bahian street beats in the dynamic, textural world music of Mendilow, featuring overtone singing and instruments such as the munnharpa, cajon and berimbau.


You'll like Guy Mendilow if you like Alash Ensemble, Galitcha, Le Vent du Nord, Barachois, Armor & Sturtevant …

Saturday Nov. 20 7:30 p.m. CWB $16

There's nothing like the sweet sounds of family harmony! Kim, Oliver (Adrienne Young Band) and Tim Craven (Rustical Quality String Band) perform both traditional and original folk fare.


You'll like The Cravens if you like Ralph Stanley, Rustical Quality String Band, Norman & Nancy Blake, Adrienne Young Band, Laurie Lewis…

Wednesday Dec. 1 7:45 p.m. WPSU, $32

SOLD OUT!  Watch the live telecast on WPSU TV!

One of the finest musicians to ever grace our stage, Grammy® winner O'Connor will be joined by Frank Vignola and Hans Holzen on guitars, Gary Mazzaroppi on bass, and vocalist Jane Monheit for a powerhouse concert at the WPSU studios. Join us in the studio audience to hear a master of the fiddle in his swing configuration.


You'll like Mark if you like David Grier, Scott Nygaard, Nickel Creek, Ricky Scaggs, David Grisman, Stéphane Grappelli…


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