Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands are coming to Monterey for a night of exciting music, ranging from good old fashioned bluegrass to inventive original compositions. The band features Tom Rozum on mandolin and vocals, Patrick Sauber on banjo and vocals, Brandon Godman on fiddle and Sam Grisman on bass and occasional vocals.
Grammy Award-winning musician Laurie Lewis is internationally renowned as a singer, songwriter, fiddler, bandleader, producer and educator. She was a founding member of the Good Ol’ Persons and the Grant Street String Band and has performed and recorded since 1986 with her musical partner, mandolinist Tom Rozum. Laurie has twice been voted IBMA’s Female Vocalist of the Year and has won the respect and admiration of her peers. Since her debut in 1986, Laurie has recorded nearly 20 albums in a number of musical formats. Her latest album with her band the Right Hands, The Hazel and Alice Sessions, was nominated for the Best Bluegrass Recording Grammy in 2017.
The event includes a public jam, with pickers and grinners welcome from 4pm and a lasagna dinner at 6pm. The cost for the meal is $10 in advance and $15 at the door and benefits the church.
“One of the contemporary acoustic music scene’s most skilled and enduring performers.” – Acoustic Guitar
“Singer-songwriter Laurie Lewis has long been a purveyor of some of the most artful and sophisticated folk and bluegrass music.” – Relix