Darol Anger/Joe Walsh & FriendsRichmond Free LibrarySunday, November 25, 2012
This concert brings together four of the finest musicians found anywhere in the acoustic string world for a night of musical conversations. Darol Anger (fiddle), Joe Walsh (mandolin), Grant Gordy (guitar), and Karl Doty (bass) will draw on decades of collective experience with and mastery of bluegrass, jazz, old time and numerous string band styles to create a sound uniquely their own.
Tickets ($15 in advance, $20 day of show, children 16 and under $7/$10) are available by contacting Don Sheldon at
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For the uninitiated here are some bios on the great lineup that'll be performing this one time show. For those who already know of these guys, no introduction is required.Darol Anger
Wildly adventurous Grammy-nominated fiddler Darol Anger is one of the most influential string players of the past fifty years, and is widely known for his own work as well as his collaborations with Bela Fleck, Willie Nelson, and Tony Rice, amongst many others.Joe Walsh
Joe “not the guy from the Eagles” Walsh holds down the mandolin chair in the world-renowned bluegrass band The Gibson Brothers, with whom he recently won the “Entertainer of the Year” award at the International Bluegrass Music Awards conference, beating out Steve Martin and Alison KraussGrant Gordy
Denver based Grant Gordy is one of the most creative voices to emerge on the guitar scene in decades. Gordy is the guitarist in the legendary acoustic string band proving ground the David Grisman Quintet, and like his boss David Griman, Gordy has mastered jazz, bluegrass, and swing stylesCarl Doty
Upright bassist Karl Doty bridges the classical music and bluegrass worlds, and brings his impeccable musicianship to both. A founding member of both the pop-grass band Joy Kills Sorrow and the chamber orchestra A Far Cry, and frequently performs with Prairie Home Companion’s Heather Masse and the Grammy Award-winning Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.