RockON’s Guitar Orchestra, Eddie Van Halen and more..

Saturday the 14th 9-12 ~ The Citizens at Spice ~ No cover

The CitizensSpice Dragon presents The Citizens, playing a range of great stuff from Dave Matthews to Funkadelic. Featuring …
Benny “Fingers” Kohn: Keys & Vox
Kali Baba McConnell: Percussion, loops & Vox
Dan Esko: Bass & vox
Downtown Davey Brown: Guitar, vox

Saturday, January 14 @ Spice Dragon
297 North Street Pittsfield

Saturday Jan 21st at The Spectrum Theater, Lee, MA.

Robin O’Herin, Vicki True and more @ Blues and Gospel Fundraiser for RaisingTheBlues.org      7-9 pm  ALL AGES

RockON’s Guitar Orchestra gears up for a benefit blues show on Saturday Jan 21st at The Spectrum theater in Lee, performing with Robin O’Herin with Molly McGuigan on vocals. The Guitar orchestra, who backed Mary Verdi at the Colonial Theatre in December, features RockOn alums Josh Casella, Collin Sears, and Andrew Goodfellow, directed by Jay Fruet.

There may be a few surprise guests still to be added… There will be a presentation short by RaisingTheBlues as well as a raffle for one of their diddlybows, and a student blues jam.

Tickets: $19.00 online, $20 at the door  To learn more, visit http://www.RaisingTheBlues.org or call 413-243-2271.

Sunday 1pm-3pm ~ Open Mic & Songwriters’ Workshop ~ FREE

Juice N’ Java invites you to sprinkle a little music on your Sunday with Dana Welts’ Open Mic & Songwriters’ Workshop. Share your work or simply relax and enjoy the performances! If you are planning to participate, please arrive early or email Dana at drwelts@gmail.com to sign up!

 Juice N’ Java – 216 Elm Street , Pittsfield, MA 

Rock News

Today, Rolling Stone reported that Eddie Van Halen donated 75 guitars from his personal collection to L.A.-area schools in a collaboration with the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. “Music education and families are dealing with the economic times,” said the guitarist in a statement, “and I wanted to help them.”

eddie van halenPassing along a part of the good life playing music has provided for him, Van Halen said, “Music kept me off the streets and out of trouble and gave me something that was mine that no one could take away from me,” he hopes to share that gift.

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