April 2, 2020
– 6:00 pm
- April 2, 2020 – 6:00 pm
Music at the Frist: World Music of Mondo Bistro
FREE ~ Cafe
Mondo Bistro is an ensemble inspired by the music of many countries and the musicianship and composing talents of artists such as Django Reinhardt, Antonio Carlos Jobim, and traditional American songs.
Al Goll has been a dedicated dobroist for 40+ years, adept at many different styles of music. He has performed from coast to coast in the U.S. and in Europe and Eastern Europe. He has performed with Emmylou Harris, Janie Fricke, Lynn Anderson, Sylvia, and many others.
George Pearce is a multi-instrumentalist who will be holding down the rhythm on tenor guitar, mandocello and bouzouki. George has performed with Merle Haggard, Steve Earle and Townes Van Zandt.
Antoinette Olesen, an award winning songwriter, has toured internationally and shared the bill with many artists including Sheryl Crow, Paula Abdul, Gloria Estefan and on occasion has been invited to lend backing vocals to artists including Martha Reeves, Ronnie Spector, The Doobie Brothers and Bonnie Raitt.
Kristin Weber has performed with many artists including Eminem, Lorde, Kacey Musgraves, Lee Ann Womack, Cage The Elephant, Evanescence, Trampled By Turtles, and Eric Church,
Versatile, in-demand bassist Avent Lane has performed with with Annie Sellick, Dallas Starky, James Mckinney, Mac Wiseman, Kitty Wells & Johnnie Wright, Billy Walker, and has opened for Ricky Scaggs, Jimmy C. Newman.
And joining the ensemble tonight, the incomparable Milly Raccoon!