The Old-Time Tiki Parlour is presenting an evening of Old-Time Music on Saturday, March 12 starting at 8 p.m. featuring Mike Compton and Joe Newberry — Sausage Grinder is very excited to be opening for these master musicians.
The concert is $20 and is at Timewarp Records, 12204 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066. This is a great venue – David’s CD release party was held there a few weeks ago and we had a great time.
Get tickets here.
In addition, Joe Newberry will teach a banjo workshop at the Old-Time Tiki Parlour at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 11.
Mike Compton will teach a mandolin workshop at Timewarp Records before the concert at Timewarp Records at 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 12.
Workshop seats are very limited, so contact David Bragger ASAP to reserve your seat. More info at the Old-Time Tiki Parlour.
Very exciting news —
Grinder David Bragger’s latest project, the Old-Time Tiki Parlour, is coming to fruition and the first DVD release is now available!
The Tiki Parlour project will be a series of DVDs featuring performances from some of the best in old-time music, with high quality video and sound. Take it from us they look and sound beautiful.
The first release features father-daughter duo Rafe and Clelia Stefanini and you can get a copy for only $18 at County Sales’ website.
More releases are coming soon (Dan Gellert will be the next one) and this project will only get more exciting as time goes on — do not miss this DVD!
The 43rd Annual Fiddlers’ Festival (this year also the 10th Annual GVAA Art Festival) is Sunday, October 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Chris and David are teaching banjo and fiddle workshops (respectively) at 11 a.m. The festival is always a great time with lots of jamming, performances and of course the annual instrumental and singing contest.
Come by a workshop or jam and wish Chris a happy birthday!
More info on the festival here.
We’re doing another concert for FolkWorks, this time at the Talking Stick Cafe in Venice on Saturday, March 22 at 8 p.m. Our last FolkWorks concert sold out, so get your tickets in plenty of time.
$18 for general admission, $16 for FolkWorks members (includes preferred seating). We’ve got some new songs and tunes plus plenty of your favorites so please come and join us! Ticket details are below.
Thanks to Mark Burgin and the Portland Old-Time Gathering, you can see our January 17 show on YouTube. Yo, check it out!
Photo by Steve Morgan
Sausage Grinder is very excited to be traveling to Portland, Oregon, later this month to be part of the Portland Old-Time Gathering. The festival runs from January 15 to 19 and features all kinds of jamming, concerts, dancing, parties and more.
We’re playing Friday night, January 17, starting at 8 p.m. at a concert at the Scottish Rite Center, followed by Alice Gerrard with Tom and Patrick Sauber and a reunion of the Dickel Brothers. A square dance follows at 10:30.
It’s going to be a heck of a week and we can’t wait! For all the information you need to know about the Gathering, go to their website.
David’s got all kinds of cool video equipment and we made two videos at his Old Time Tiki Parlour (aka his dining room) for your listening and viewing pleasure. Enjoy!
Black Eye Blues:
October means it’ll soon be time for the Goleta Old-Time Fiddlers’ Convention and Festival, always a great time with lots of jamming, great performances and of course the annual instrumental and singing contest. The festival is Sunday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sausage Grinder will be playing from 11 a.m. to noon on the main stage, and Chris and David will be teaching banjo and fiddle workshops (times to be announced).
Other acts include Rafe & Clelia Stefanini, Hay Dudes with Dennis Caplinger, The Brothers Comatose and more. For more info on the festival visit their website.
Hope to see you on the 13th!
We had a blast last Saturday at the Santa Monica History Museum playing a concert for Folkworks (thanks Leda and Steve!) to a sold-out crowd.
Check out this great review by Jonathan Shifflett on the Folkworks site! And here’s a video from the concert, too — you can find more on YouTube and we’ll share more here soon!