Tickets: $5 cover at the door.
Peter Wilson & John Girton swap songs in the gallery at the Miners Foundry Cultural Center in historic Nevada City, California on Friday evening. Enjoy!
John Girton is well known throughout the world for his work as lead guitarist with the group Dan Hicks and the Hot Licks. John recorded 3 albums with the group, and also wrote and arranged material for them. He was also featured as guitarist, saxophonist, clarinetist, and occasional mandolinist with the popular vocalist, Maria Muldaur for many years. His own group, the “Girtones” played a blend of jazz, swing, and blues sometimes including singer Maria Muldaur as a member.
Peter Wilson has toured and performed since 1978 in coffeehouses, colleges, trains, and nightclubs across the US and Canada. He’s a member of the Deadbeats – a long-running tip-of-the-hat to the music and songs of the Grateful Dead. He’s a founding member of Paul Emery’s 1000 Kisses Deep – The Songs of Leonard Cohen. Along with his songwriting cohorts, Mountain John Hilligoss and Moe Dixon, they’ve written scores of songs, toured and released a studio CD – Troubadour Camp. At home in Grass Valley, California Wilson has hosted radio variety shows and open mic. nights. His production company, Strings Concerts, presents events and provides support services for presenters and festivals on the west coast.