Concert: Red-hot Bluegrass with Randal Hill, Sat Oct 16

RandalHill_Oct16_2010_650.jpgSaturday October 16 at 8 pm, at Artword Artbar, 15 Colbourne Street. Tickets $15. An evening of dynamite bluegrass music with mandolinist and vocalist Randal Hill. On guitar and vocals, the rock-steady Johnny Frame. John McNaughton will provide the deep foundation, acoustic bass and vocals. On banjo, one of the finest blue grass banjoists on the planet, Charlie Street. Stepping in for Suzie Sweetman (who can’t be here) is Rocky Hill, guitar and vocals, and the other half of the renowned Hill Brothers.

Randal Hill’s bio: A professional band leader and sideman ( for 33 years and counting ) in touring Canada, the U.S. and Europe. Randal is also an in-demand recording session musician. His wide range of styles include Bluegrass, Celtic, Rockabilly, Swing and Rock. A unique stylist on mandolin, banjo, acoustic and electric guitars.
Nine time winner of Canadian Bluegrass Mandolinist of the year. Randal has performed and/or recorded with Sylvia Tyson, Ian Thomas, Graham Townsend, Prairie Oyster, Big Redd Ford, Tom Wilson, Mac Wiseman, Crooked Jack, Willie P. Bennett, Garnet Rogers, Colleen Petersen, Caitlin Hanford, etc. Randal€™s superb musicanship mixed with his different sense of humour makes for an entertaining show.

Charlie Street: Founding member (along with Randal) of pioneering Canadian Bluegrass band “Streets and Hills. ” Banjo player for award winning band “Haldiman County Line”.

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