If you’re in the Nashville area this Friday, June 18th, you won’t want to miss our Summer NAMM Bash, featuring the Adam Nitti Band at 3rd & Lindsley. Joining me will be Keith Carlock (drums), Mike Whittaker (keys), Tom Hemby (guitar), & Jeffrey Scot Wills (sax).
Also appearing: Kira Small featuring Bryan Beller, and Doug Johns Duo, so it’s going to be an incredible night of music!
Doors open at 6pm, with music starting at 7pm. You’ll want to get there early to reserve a good seat!
It’s Summer NAMM-mania this week in Nashville! I’ll be appearing at 3 different events this week as music instrument and equipment manufacturers and vendors from all over the world converge on Music City for the 2010 Summer NAMM Show at the Nashville Convention Center.
I’m super excited to be a part of three performances this week:
Thursday, June 17th @ 8pm:
Low Notes For Nashville Benefit Concert Douglas Corner
2106 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN, 37204
This an all-star show to benefit Low Notes For Nashville, a bassist-led relief effort for Nashville’s recent flood victims. The event’s featured performer will be the incredible Steve Bailey. I’ll also be performing a couple of tunes accompanied by Derico Watson on drums, Mike Whittaker on keys, and Tom Hemby on guitar. Also appearing: Motown legend Bob Babbit, Bryan Beller, Sean O’Brien Smith, Vail Johnson, Roy Vogt, and many others. We also have some ‘surprise special guests’ appearing that you DEFINITELY won’t want to miss!!! Tickets for this amazing night of earth-shuddering lows are only $15 at the door.
Friday, June 18th @ 7pm:
Adam Nitti Band, featuring Keith Carlock, Mike Whittaker, Jeffrey Scot Wills, and Tom Hemby 3rd & Lindsley
818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN, 37210 It’s our Summer NAMM Concert Bash, featuring Keith Carlock (drums), Mike Whittaker (keys), Tom Hemby (guitar), & Jeffrey Scot Wills (sax). Also appearing: Kira Small featuring Bryan Beller, and Doug Johns Duo! Doors open at 6pm. Come out and enjoy some fantastic contemporary jazz and funk with us at 3rd & Lindsley!
Saturday, June 19th @ 8pm:
All Star Guitar Night, featuring Muriel Anderson, Alex Skolnick, Joe Dalton, James Burton, and many others The Wildhorse Saloon 120 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN, 37201
Starring Muriel Anderson, James Burton, Tierra Negra, Reeves Gabrels, harp guitarists Stephen Bennett and Andy Wahlberg, Brent Mason, Alex Skolnick, Joe Dalton, as well as surprise guests and the Yamaha rhythm section featuring Eddie Bayers and Adam Nitti. Benefiting the Music for Life Alliance, All Star Guitar Night features an amazing line-up of the world’s top acoustic and electric guitar players, all of whom donate their time and talent to support the cause! Join us for an unforgettable evening of acoustic and electric guitar music, plus our popular silent auction featuring an amazing array of guitars being auctioned off during the evening to help us put musical instruments into the hands of kids across America!
May 26, 2010 – NASHVILLE, TN – Low Notes For Nashville announced today it will host a benefit concert to raise funds for their relief efforts. Iconic bassist Steve Bailey will headline the event, which will also include performances by many top bassists from around the world. The concert will take place 8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 17, at Douglas Corner (2106 8th Ave. South).
Created less than three weeks ago by Nashville bassist Sean O’Bryan Smith and his close friend Lane Baldwin (Lane on Bass), the charity has gathered an amazing team of professional bassists from around the world to offer relief to fellow musicians devastated by the recent Nashville flood.. While their web site offers numerous ways for visitors to get involved, the benefit concert is the organization’s highest profile event to date.
The show will be hosted by Smith, Baldwin, and Dave Pomeroy, an iconic bassist and writer, now president of the Nashville Musicians Association. All three will perform, and Baldwin will MC the event.
More players are signing up for the concert daily. To date, the concert will feature performances by numerous top bassists, including Vail Johnson, Roy Vogt, Bryan Beller, Adam Nitti, Doug Johns, and legendary player Bob Babbitt.
“You can expect to hear more top bassists on this bill than almost anywhere else,” said Smith. “We’re reaching out to everyone we know to invite their participation.”
Those interested can keep up to date on all Low Notes For Nashville activities by visiting the group’s web site (www.LowNotesForNashville.org). The charity also has a pair of official Twitter streams and a Facebook Fan Page. More than fifty top bassists and over a dozen music industry manufacturers have joined the joined the cause, making monetary and gear donations to help Nashville musicians in need.
“For Sean and I, this is an excellent opportunity to combine our call to serve others with our desire to strengthen the bonds in the bass community,” said Baldwin. “We’re thrilled that so many top players and companies have joined our efforts, and the concert is going to be one huge bass-centric party.”
The concert will be held Thursday, June 17, at Douglas Corner. The event will begin at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are only $15 per person and will be available at the door. Space is limited so it’s best to arrive early.
Low Notes For Nashville is a community of bassists from around the world committed to providing relief to Nashville musicians devastated by the recent flood. For more information, visit www.LowNotesForNashville.org.
The historic Nashville flooding that took place in my hometown of Nashville left behind over 1.5 million dollars in damage and devastated the lives of thousands. The city is still working to recover, but it is going to be a long road. However, you can help musicians who were affected by the flood by donating to Low Notes For Nashville.
Our mission is to provide support and assistance to Nashville musicians affected by the devastating flood. We are a community of bassists focusing on helping Nashville musicians to get back on their feet. We are proud to work with the Nashville Musicians Association, and MusiCares to identify musicians in need and coordinate assistance. We sincerely appreciate their cooperation with our efforts. Please consider visiting our site and making a donation to this worthy cause.
All donations go to those in need. Our staff is not paid or compensated in any form. In fact, all of our staff is donating to the cause in some way.