And for more local music news from Joseph at Shake Rag!Hello Everyone
all is well
Here's the latest concert news!! They will be coming Once a
month with a short reminder before each event.
I'm thrilled to be bringing the original Wailers from Bob Marley and
The Wailers to The Jam downtown Gainesville with stereo Vudu and
and to The Standard in St
22nd "The Original Wailers"
@ The Jam Downtown Gainesville
with "Stereo VuDu" & "Famato"Thursday May 30th
2013 Grammy Nomination for their EP "Miracle". Look forward to
an amazing show!
Gainesville's own Wester Joseph brings his signature Vudu
Rawk, an Iconic blend of sound that will keep you dancing.
authentic African percussive band )
Led by Amo Soumah, Famato is a Susu word
that means "come and see." West African drums, balafon, bass, and vocals make
for high-energy grooves!
------<Doors Open at 8pm>------At the Door
817 W. University AVE., Gainesville, Florida 32601
· Get Directions
And for my St
Augustine friends I'm happy to be joining with THE STANDARD On These Upcoming
Fri 5/17 The Standard Presents
Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm
200 Anastasia Blvd St Augustine, FL 32080
Sat 5/18 The Standard Presents
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm
Anastasia Blvd St Augustine, FL 32080
Willie Green@ The Historic Thomas Center of
The Thomas Center Galleries
announces the BLUES PIONEERS and their Progeny exhibition in the
Mezzanine Gallery Thursday, May 30 through Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. The
opening reception is Thursday, May 30 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the historic Thomas
Center and is accompanied by a performance from locally-based blues star Willie
Green at 7:30 p.m. in the Spanish Court. The opening reception and performance
are free and open to the public.
The BLUES PIONEERS and their Progeny exhibition will
feature more than 40 colorful folk-art style illustrations of many of the
20th century’s giants of the blues, as well as other legendary
musicians whose style was influenced by these trailblazers. Each
portrait will be accompanied by a brief description of the
musicians’ lives and their significant accomplishments. In addition, viewers
will be able to access a representative recording on their smartphones from each
of the artists’ musical catalogues via grooveshark.com at grooveshark.com/bluespioneers.
To mark the exhibition’s opening, the Shakerag Culture
Center, Inc. is collaborating with Thomas Center Galleries to present singer,
guitarist and harmonica player Willie Green in concert. Green is a beloved
Delta-style bluesman, who now calls Ocala home. He worked as a migrant farm
worker from 4th grade to the age of 40 and, before gaining fame as a
musician, made a living as a truck driver, pipe-layer and lawn maintenance man.
He learned the blues in his early teens when he would hitchhike or hop a freight
train to hear the old blues masters playing in juke joints in other towns. He is
self-taught on both harmonica and guitar. Now a widely respected artist, Green
has opened shows for John Hammond, Jr. (who calls Green "the real deal"), John
Lee Hooker, Jr., James Cotton and many others including the legendary Eric
The Thomas Center Galleries are located at 302 NE Sixth Ave.,
Gainesville, FL 32601. 352-393-8532 or go to www.gvlculturalaffairs.org.
Sat July 13th
Flagship Romance and The Currys @ The Historic Thomas Center
Shakerag Culture Center Inc. and The
City of Gainesville, Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
thrilled to announce a double treat of harmonies and upbeat music that truly
will be a night to remember. I can't say enough about this show. These are both
feel good harmony based artists that will leave you uplifted and a smile on your
face.. a very reasonable priced double bill..
FLAGSHIP ROMANCE will be
opening the show.
of course: ' THE CURRYS '
who I've had so many
requests to bring back since the amazing show they did for us last year at
Doors open 6:30 pm, tickets 15.00 at the
The Historic Thomas
302 Northeast 6th Avenue, Gainesville, FL
Sat June22nd @ the Standard in St Augustine "The Bob Patterson Tribute"
extremely happy to announce a tribute concert for the incredible Bob Patterson
who's graced us with his music since the early 60's. As well as being an
incredible musician Bob's an incredible human being..Many of his friends are
showing up to give Bob a night to remember and to pay tribute to a long time
friend who's done way more fro the community than we could ever give back. I'll
keep you updated on this but so far here's some of the artists who will perform
, Lis and Lon Williamson, Jamie Defrates and Susan Brown, Jim Carrick, The Sweetest Punch, Chuck Nash
Flagship Romance, for
now. If you want to participate in any way please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org (
thanks Joseph )
Blvd St Augustine, FL 32080
Sat Aug 17th "Sam
Pacetti" @ The Historic Thomas Center Gainesville
Sam is one of the best acoustic guitar players in the country
and has people from coast to coast who will attest to it. He's also one
incredible songwriter and has promised us an intimate evening of some of his
more heartfelt compositions. this is one to mark on your calendars.
Thomas Center Galleries are located at 302 NE Sixth Ave., Gainesville, FL
32601. 352-393-8532 or go to www.gvlculturalaffairs.org.
open 7pm adm. $15.00
Shake Rag appreciates your support!