Founding member of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with special guest: award-winning blues singer/guitarist Mary Flower 'playing Maybelle Carter".
Presented by Bend Surgery Center
Live At The Tower 2017-2018 Season
Tickets Reserved Seating $45, $55, $65
McEuen - brings his banjo, guitar, fiddle, and mandolin - to share his music and memories of his 55-year life in music. Covering the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken platinum album (initiated by John), and his career with the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band together with his unique cast of Americana string wizards. With narrative and music of early years, co-founding member and multi-instrumentalist John takes us on his incredible journey - interwoven with favorites from his legacy, hot bluegrass, rarely heard NGDB early classics, Carter Family music, all in a multi-media presentation that features archival footage - and some new classics from his recent album on Chesky Records – Made in Brooklyn. - which was Stereophile Magazine's Record of the Month.
John was recently inducted
check out www.johnmceuen.com
John McEuen: banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, vocals
Les Thompson: (an original NGDB member) bass/vocals
Matt Cartsonis: guitar/mandola, vocals
John Cable: (a previous NGDB member) guitar/vocals
Plus, special guest blues guitarist/singer Mary Flower will be "playing the part of Maybelle Carter" and bringing her award-winning talents to the show. Songs may include:
Mr. Bojangles Some of Shelly’s Blues Keep on the Sunny Side Will the Circle Be Unbroken Dance Little Jean Long Hard Road House at Pooh Corner Earl’s Breakdown Wreck on the Hiway Cannonball Rag Dismal Swamp Way Downtown I Saw the Light Acoustic Traveller Fingerbuster Buy for Me the Rain She Darked the Sun The Grand Ole Opry Song
Blue Ridge Cabin Home Wildwood Flower Okie Boogie
“One of the most important records to come out of Nashville...” Chet Flippo Rolling Stone