Jim Hurst in Guitar Concert, The Strum Shop, Roseville, September 28


Date: September 28, 2014guitar

Time: 5:00 pm

Jim Hurst’s unique picking style and mastery of bluegrass guitar wows audiences and is revered by both novice guitar players and his musical peers. His eclectic career has made him a remarkable performer, an experienced instructor and a highly sought after session musician. His affability and gregariousness make him one of the most approachable musicians of his caliber.

The product of a musical family, Jim honed his musical style after being influenced by the likes of Tony Rice, Clarence White and Jerry Reed. He got national exposure with Holly Dunn’s Rio Band playing acoustic guitar and mandolin, and singing harmonies; followed by several high profile television and radio appearances while touring with Trisha Yearwood playing acoustic and electric guitar, and harmony vocals. Jim also experienced performances with Travis Tritt, and Sara Evans. Check out Jim’s web page for much more about Jim: http://www.jimhurst.com/

The Western Lights Trio, Opening for Jim Hurst include the three founding members of the 5 member Western Lights band, a band that has been performing for more than 20 years in the Sacramento area with 2 Great CD’s to their credit.  They describe their music as “Bluegrass and Beyond”.  Check out their web page to learn more about their music and what can expect to hear in their set to open the show for Jim. http://westernlightsband.com/trio.htm

Location: The Strum Shop, 408 Roseville Square, Roseville, CA

For More information contact Bill Ward, leader and guitar player for The Western Lights trio, 769-0280, e-mail:  bluegrassbillward@gmail.com.