Give Thanks for Bluegrass at the Grateful Ball at Cervantes’

Grateful Ball Cervantes

The Grateful Ball will not only bring legendary musicians together, but one could say the origin of its name may be legendary as well as it possibly came from Ronnie McCoury’s reference at DelFest in 2015 just before playing “Loser” by the Grateful Dead. Apparently, the one and only Jerry Garcia told The Travelin’ McCourys that in 1963, when he witnessed the son’s father (better known as Del McCoury) play, he claimed “That’s the picture in my mind when I hear the Bluegrass Boys.”

Grateful for the legend, grateful for the fans, and most certainly grateful for the music, Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom and Inside Out Presents are beyond words about the upcoming performance on April 15th.  This will be your ONLY chance to see the band featuring Leftover Salmon’s Drew Emmitt, Andy Thorn, and Greg Garrison, along with Yonder Mountain String Band’s guitarist, Adam Aijala. It’s folklore at its finest.

With such a rare opportunity to have this many names in bluegrass play together, we turned to E-How on the in’s and outs of what it takes to dance to bluegrass (Here). While the fast tempo and lively beat guide your feet and enrich your listening experience, it’s important to remember that you can always “use your moves to attract a crowd and make friends, and that these skills can even be used to meet ladies” according to this guy:

But never forget that it’s all about the entertainment. Checkout the latest bluegrass practice playlist we put together just for you and right in time.

Be sure to purchase your tickets today before prices go up to $30 on the day of the show. Yee-Haw!

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