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StringShot: Badi Assad, Roy Rogers, Carlos Reyes
November 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$30 – $50
The Center for the Arts presents StringShot — Badi Assad, Roy Rogers and Carlos Reyes — at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, at the Grass Valley Elks Lodge. For members, general admission seats are $30 and $45 for premium reserved seats. For the general public, $34 for general admission and $50 for premium reserved. The first 50 premium ticket buyers will receive a StringShot CD. These three artists have joined together to form a musical “tour-de-force”, blending their artistry and talents to create a new synthesis of Blues and Latin music. This unique combination of musicians – all virtuosos in their own right – features an amazing interplay and repertoire that promises to dazzle audiences! Roy Rogers is one of the world’s great slide guitarists – an 8 time Grammy-nominated producer and recording artist – renowned for his live performances around the world as well as his collaborations with John Lee Hooker, Bonnie Raitt and Ray Manzarek, among others. Badi Assad (from Brazil) was ranked by Rolling Stone Magazine as one of the world’s great guitarists. Classically trained, she has received numerous international awards in her prolific career. As a vocalist and percussionist, she is a true innovator, not only in technique but in performance. She has appeared in a variety of musical settings – from classical concerts with The Assad Brothers to jazz festivals with Pat Metheny and Larry Coryell. Carlos Reyes is well known for his supreme virtuosity, not only on the violin but on the Paraguayan stringed harp. Classically trained as well, he has performed in many diverse genres of music worldwide – with his own band, in symphonies and featured with such artists as Steve Miller and Arturo Sandoval.