The Kentucky Twisters
The Kentucky Twisters is a six-piece bluegrass band.
All six musicians are members of the
California Bluegrass AssociationÂ
and have been playing together for some ten years
entertaining folks here in the Bay Area.
TheyÂ say they’re “what you would call a Strictly Bluegrass Band.”
Their material covers the best of bluegrass
released in the 1940s and 1950s.
You might say they draw the line at the Korean War.
Frank Holmes on guitar and vocals — from Louisville, KY & San Francisco
Lou Felthouse on guitar and vocals — from San Francisco
Steve Breen on banjo and vocals — from San Francisco
Tom Cline on dobro — from El Cerrito
Bruno Brandly on mandolin and vocals — from Oakland
Emil Nishi on bass — from Oakland
Here’s a little video ofÂ the KentuckyÂ Twisters…Â https://www.y
And Elvis will be in the house!
with his associate Dorol Conrad
Tara de Moulin, too!
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site