Well, we did it. We made it to the show for the tenth year in a row. It got real hot, but we delivered! And we certainly weren’t alone! So many fine musicians and wonderful performances! Here are some pics:
Greg & Randall Morton and band – top notch bluegrass.
Our friend from the Northwest, Dan Weber
The fabulous Eric Ramsey (slide blues don’t get better than this)
Sabre Faulk and the Angel Band – they packed the house at La Cocina and knocked us all out!
The Wayback Machine! With John Coinman! doing John’s song “All the Way from Memphis” – Outstanding.
Eric Schaffer & the Other Troublemakers – These guys are pros – great set!
Our dear friends JC & Laney getting ready on the Plaza stage with some help from Matt Rolland on fiddle.
The Robby Roberson Band – well three of them. And what a job they did on their harmonies. Saaweet.
Greg LaCosse with his 12-string and some fiddle by Lex Browning. Fun stuff.
Yours truly. I’m doing a rendition of “Die Workin'” after having tried a new one “Meat & Potatoes”. I barely survived.
The Great Don Armstrong – 50-years of professional Folk Music – yes, he’s broke. With Lex browning and Jim Lipson
Eb Eberline with Jim Lipson. Eb will be touring this summer and might make it to my town.
a better shot of Eric Ramsey. Guitar players and songwriters can learn from this man.
Eric Schaffer and the Other Troublemakers delivering the goods. I love this band.
JC & Laney singing their magnificent harmony with Jim Lipson providing percussion.
Another photo of Arizona’s best duo. JC & Laney.
The Robby Roberson Band delivering original inspired music in 3-part harmony. Ed Garnero, Arlienne Scofield, and Robby Roberson.
More RRB – take a close look at Ed’s bass. He made that one.
My grand daughters. They were my favorite dancers.
The Determined Luddites! a Tucson institution! “Making America Drunk Again” I don’t know how they ended up playing so far from the beer. That has NEVER happened before. L-R Dan Davis, Gabe Hostetler, Kevin Schramm, and Daniel Hostetler
Darrell Elmer Rodgers Trio with Rick Heyman on bass and Michael Parker on drums
Darrell Elmer Rodgers Trio
Darrell Elmer Rodgers Trio – With Cliff Cordes from Chandler AZ doing the harmonica work on “Hard to Believe” – it got folks dancing!
Darrell Elmer Rodgers Trio – making America dance again.
Darrell Elmer Rodgers Trio – see my favorite dancers down front? Katie & Emily cutting a rug.
That’s all for now,
Darrell Elmer Rodgers
Singer, Songwriter, Performer, Humorist