JOHN MCEUEN & The String Wizards

John McEuen performing at Cafe Eleven

Feb 24 & 25, 2019

8:00pm


$35 advance

General Admission Seated Show

Sunday 2/24/2019

SOLD OUT

SECOND SHOW ADDED

Monday 2/25/2019

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McEuen – with his banjo, guitar, fiddle, and mandolin – brings his unique cast of Americana string wizards to share the music and memories of the landmark Will the Circle Be Unbroken platinum album (initiated by John) and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s incredible 50-year career.  With narrative and music of early NGDB, John (a founding member) takes us on their incredible journey – interwoven with Nitty Gritty favorites, hot bluegrass, rarely heard NGDB early classics, Carter Family music, all in a multi-media presentation that features archival footage, and some new classics from his recent album on Chesky Records, Made in Brooklyn. The album was Stereophile Magazine’s Record of the Month and the Independent Music Awards honored the ‘Brooklyn’ album with ‘Best Americana album’ last April at NYC’s Lincoln Center. John was recently inducted in to the American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame check out www.johnmceuen.com
John McEuen         banjo, guitar, mandolin, fiddle, vocals
Les Thompson        (also an original NGDB member)  bass/vocals
Matt Cartsonis      guitar/mandola, vocals
John Cable            (a previous NGDB member) guitar/vocals
 
Songs may include:
Mr. Bojangles         Some of Shelly’s Blues       Keep on the Sunny Side          Will the Circle Be Unbroken     Dance Little Jean         Long Hard Road            House at Pooh Corner            Wreck on the Hiway    Earl’s Breakdown       Way Downtown       Cannonball Rag        Dismal Swamp       I Saw the Light        Acoustic Traveller         Fingerbuster            She Darked the Sun                The Grand Ole Opry Song  Buy for Me the Rain          Blue Ridge Cabin Home    Wildwood Flower         Okie Boogie
 
“One of the most important records to come out of Nashville…” Chet Flippo, Rolling Stone

 

 

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