Thursday Live at the Davis Odd Fellows Hall

Updated: February 18, 2020

March 5, 2020. Thursday Live! 

The March 5, 2020 Davis Odd Fellows Thursday Live! features the LORIN ROWAN TRIO with Ken Emerson & Dick Bright.

The Odd Fellows Hall is at 415 2nd St. in downtown Davis. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 7:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Thursday Live! shows are free, but donations are encouraged to support the musicians.

“Progressive Americana” featuring guitarist/singer-songwriter Lorin Rowan (Rowan Brothers) with his finger pickin’ acoustic roots in folk/rock and world music, complementing his clear tenor vocal, backed by fellow musicians Ken Emerson (dobro,<lap steel) and violinist/fiddler<Dick Bright. Together they create an exciting sound with powerful melodies, intriguing lyrics, and dazzling instrumental interludes.

Lorin’s songs have been recorded by major artists;<“Soldier of the Cross” is the title track of Ricky Skaggs’ Grammy-winning Gospel/Bluegrass CD; “Gold” sung by Marty Balin/Jefferson Airplane/Starship. His original music is also heard on TV; NCIS, The Young & Restless, Sons of Anarchy, and film Ed Hardy: Tatoo You.

Ken Emerson is one of the world’s most highly regarded traditional Hawaiian slack key & steel guitarists living today. Emerson’s unique playing style reflects the Hawaiian guitar’s grassroots origins of over a century ago. Ken has recorded with many artists such as Todd Rundgren, Donald Fagen/Steely Dan, Daryl Hall, Pablo Cruise Band, Graham Nash, Charlie Musselwhite Blues Band, Jackson Browne, Dave Mason, Boz Scaggs, Kingfish, The Rowan Brothers, Bob Weir & Bill Kreutzmann (Grateful Dead), Elvin Bishop, Norton Buffalo, David Lindley, and Freddie Roulette.

Dick Bright is a multi-talented musician, bandleader, and actor, He has been entertaining Bay Area audiences for many years. Dick founded The Dick Bright Orchestra a thirty-piece rock and roll orchestra backed such luminaries as Bonnie Raitt, Carlos Santana, and Huey Lewis for twelve years running. A professional actor, Dick has appeared in such films as “Mrs. Doubtfire” with Robin Williams and “Metro” featuring Eddie Murphy. Currently, Dick Bright runs several bands including the Dick Bright Orchestra, Club 90, and SRO,<a nineteen-piece contemporary R&B show band.

Thursday Live! is sponsored by the Davis Odd Fellows Music Committee with support from KDRT radio. It’s a continuous music series that happens the first Thursday of most months.

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