Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Live music

Brewery to host 2 days of good times in Hailey


By SABINA DANA PLASSE
Express Staff Writer

Bluegrass band Pert Near Sandstone to play Whiskey Jacques’ on Friday, April 8. Courtesy photo

The Sun Valley Brewery is holding a two-day music fest in Hailey. On Thursday, April, 7, at 8:30 p.m. enjoy live music by the Hillbilly Hellcats. The band returns to the brewery with surf guitar guru Chuck Hughes and his upright bass. Will he do a repeat performance of "Beauty?" Attend the show and find out.

More music at the Sun Valley Brewery will take place on Friday, April 8, at 8:30 p.m. with America's top Santana tribute band, Abraxas. Salt Lake City-based Abraxas is inspired by Carlos Santana, known for his combination of electric blues-rock guitar and Afro-Cuban rhythms. The seven-member band performs a tribute to Santana complementing and re-creating Santana's greatest works.

Opening for Abraxas will be a new band called Those Guys, led by the valley's own Johnny Valenzuela. Those Guys will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For details, call 788-0805.

Other live music around the valley will by Hanger 17 at the Silver Dollar in Bellevue on Friday, April 8, at 9 p.m. All shows at the Silver Dollar are free.

At Whiskey Jacques', Pert Near Sandstone will play on Friday, April 8. Pert Near Sandstone is a traditional bluegrass band from Minnesota with great string instrumentation. Bluegrass lovers should take some time to see this band.

For a complete listing of music events in the valley, see the Music, Dance and Theater section of the Calendar on Page C5.

—Sabina Dana Plasse

Sabina Dana Plasse: splasse@mtexpress.com




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