Young guitar phenom will show them what he's got.Byline: Carolyn Lamberson The Register-Guard
When Brooks Robertson and Buster B. Jones team up tonight at Luna, cameras will roll.
A crew from Oregon Public Broadcasting Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) is the primary public broadcasting network for most of Oregon as well as southern Washington, with (as of 2006) over one million viewers throughout that region and an average of over 380,000 radio listeners each week. will stop by to record the show for an upcoming segment of the weekly series "Art Beat." The show begins at 8:30 p.m., and the cover is $10.
Robertson, Jones' teenage protege pro·té·gé
One whose welfare, training, or career is promoted by an influential person.
[French, from past participle of protéger, to protect, from Old French, from Latin , last year won the "Talent 12 to 20' contest on National Public Radio's "A Prairie Home Companion." That gig helped him land a slot at the National Folk Festival The National Folk Festival is the name of several festivals that celebrate the folk music of a particular nation.
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Robertson's goal this year, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. a news release, is to win the National Fingerpicking Championships in Kansas this fall.
Jones, nicknamed "The Machine Gun" for his blazing speed on the guitar, has recorded several albums. He won the finger-picking national title in 1990.
Global Funk Council
Today, Cozmic Pizza
Global Funk Council is one of those bands that might be categorized as being "on the rise."
After all, it was named "band to see live in 2005' by Jambase magazine. Local fans will get a chance to do that at 9 p.m. today when Global Funk gets funky at Cozmic Pizza, 199 W. Eighth Ave. Admission is $5.
The music on Global Funk's latest album, "Bogo," mixes jazz, rock 'n' roll rock 'n' roll: see rock music. and improvisation for a boogie-down vibe. The California-based quartet has opened for artists such as Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Ozomatli, Garaj Mahal Garaj Mahal is a four piece band, based in the United States, playing a fusion of jazz, Indian music, rock, and especially funk: Kai Eckhardt (bass), Fareed Haque (guitars), Alan Hertz (drums), and Eric Levy (keys). , Spearhead and the Isley Brothers.
Saturday, Agate Hall
Sometimes, a news release arrives that is too good to pass up. Take this one, for example.
`This just in! The Black Mountain Army makes preparations to deploy from Canada for a full-scale invasion next month. Oneida comes to Eugene's defense; Department of Homeland Security Noun 1. Department of Homeland Security - the federal department that administers all matters relating to homeland security
executive department - a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States raises rock-alert status to `HEAVY!' '
OK, so we did eliminate a certain curse word from that paragraph, but you get the idea. The invasion is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday at Agate Hall, 1787 Agate St. The cover is $8.
Playing the role of Switzerland will be headliner Kinski.
Saturday, Cozmic Pizza
There's no questioning Norma Fraser's reggae credentials. As a teenager in Jamaica, she was among the first artists signed to the Studio One label, where she met and befriended Bob Marley.
After bucking the male-dominated reggae community in Jamaica, Fraser formed her own label, Gyftt Records. She now lives in Eugene and most recently released a CD called "C'mon Baby."
Fraser will perform her lively roots-reggae on Saturday at Cozmic Pizza. The grooves will begin at 8 p.m.
The cover is $4.
Monday, WOW Hall
The guys of Pepper may be from Hawaii, but that doesn't they're all about the slack-key guitar Slack-key guitar is a fingerstyle genre of guitar music that originated in Hawai‘i. Its name refers to its characteristic tuning: the English term is a translation of the Hawaiian kī hō‘alu, which means "loosen the [tuning] key". and the hula.
This power trio The power trio is a rock and roll band format popularized in the 1960s. The traditional power trio has a lineup of guitar, bass and drums, leaving out the rhythm guitar or keyboard often featured in other rock music. from Kona, on the Big Island's sunny west coast, serves up dancehall dance·hall
1. or dance hall A building or part of a building with facilities for dancing.
2. See ragga.
a style of dance-oriented reggae , reggae, punk, hip-hop and pop into a luau of sound. Oregon fans can dive in for a taste when Pepper spices up the WOW Hall, 291 W. Eighth Ave., at 8:30 p.m. Monday.
Also on the bill is the Mesa, Ariz., band Authority Zero and the Australian (male) trio Beautiful Girls.
Tickets are $13, available in advance at the WOW Hall and at CD & Game Exchange, CD World, House of Records, Taco Loco and the Erb Memorial Union ticket office.
Thursday at Cozmic Pizza
When it comes to classic 1960s rock 'n' roll, the Divers know a thing or two. And they use cool, vintage instruments to boot. The band will headline '60s Retro Night at 8 p.m. Thursday at Cozmic Pizza.
The cover is just $2.
Global Funk Council was chosen as a top band to see live by a music Web site. See for yourself today at Cozmic Pizza. Pepper is a power trio from Kona, Hawaii, that you definitely won't want to hula to. The group will perform Monday at the WOW Hall.