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Upcoming Events

June 13, 2023 | 7:00 PM | Clinton Davis Stringband @ San Luis Obispo, CA 
Venue: Octagon Barn Center  Cost: $20 adv./ $25 door 
Address: 4400 Octagon Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Clinton Davis is an old time folk musician currently based in San Diego, California. A fifth-generation Kentuckian, Davis grew up in rural Carroll County. His repertoire spans fiddle and banjo music native to his family home, the exuberant ragtime piano and guitar of early 20th-century New Orleans, and ballad songs and dance music of the Southwest. Davis’ prowess across instruments and traditional American styles has gained notice from the standard-bearers of previous generations, and earned him a place amongst a new generation of American folk musicians. Stefan Grossman, renowned authority of American roots guitar, has called him “a master…carrying on the traditional music torch of Mike Seeger.” No Depression has called his work “a joyous and soulful restoration of one of the lost treasures of American musical tradition.” Deering Banjos has called his playing “simply sublime.” In 2022, in recognition of his work as a performer and educator, Davis was named a Kentucky Colonel, the highest civilian honor bestowed by the state of Kentucky. Links: Clyde Davis Octagon Barn 

Sept 15, 2023 | 09:00 AM | Pickin’ in the Pines @ Flagstaff, Az 
Venue: Pepsi Amphitheater  Cost: See Website 
Address: 2446 Ft Tuthill Lp, Flagstaff, AZ 86005
17th Annual Pickin’ in the Pines SEPT. 15–17, 2023 Flagstaff, Arizona Pickin’ in the Pines is an award-winning bluegrass & acoustic music festival first held in 2006. It was founded by FFOTM members in the beautiful mountain town of Flagstaff, Arizona. The festival honors the interests of the diverse membership of FFOTM, featuring the best traditional and contemporary bluegrass music, complemented by other styles of acoustic music and dance 

Oct 8, 2023 | 8:00 PM | AJ Lee & Blue Summit @ Morro Bay 
Venue: The Siren  Cost: $18 Advance Pre-Sale 
Address: 900 Main St, Morro Bay, CA 93442
AJ Lee and Blue Summit made their first appearance in Santa Cruz in 2015. Led by singer, songwriter, and mandolinist, AJ Lee, the bluegrass band has performed all over the world, but finds home in California’s Bay Area. In 2019, they released their debut album, Like I Used To. Their second full length project, I’ll Come Back, came out August 2021 - with national touring in support of the record ongoing. Although falling loosely under the bluegrass label, AJLBS generally plays sans banjo, with Sullivan Tuttle and Scott Gates on steel stringed acoustic guitars, AJ on mandolin, Jan Purat on fiddle, and Chad Bowen on upright bass - a configuration effectively used to create unique space and texture in the arrangements not as commonly found in the music of their peers. Drawing from influences such as country, soul, swing, rock, and jam music, the band uses the lens of bluegrass as a vessel through which to express and explore the thread that binds and unifies all great music. Link: 

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