Jon Spear Band & BiG!
Venue: The Ante Room
Address: 219 W. Water St. Charlottesville, VA 22902
Jon Spear Band– Nominated by Blues Blast Magazine for the prestigious Best Live Blues Recording of 2016 award, the Jon Spear Band is a collaboration of some of Central Virginia’s finest and most dedicated blues musicians. The release of their 2nd CD caps off a year of increasing success which saw the band receive extensive airplay, numerous favorable reviews, and opportunities to appear with several major artists, while their first CD “Old Soul” captured the #35 spot on the Roots Music Report’s Top Contemporary Blues Album Chart for 2015. Although their ages span several generations, the band’s members share a common determination to use their exceptional talents to create unique and memorable music. Members include Dara James (guitar, vocals and harmonica), Andy Burdetsky (bass), John Stubblefield (drums), and Jon Spear (guitar and vocals).
BiG! – Gary, JR, and Rob (from Ice House Road) come to The Ante Room with BiG! Acoustic Rock and Blues. Original Rock and Blues and unique interpretations of classic songs with a focus on raw emotion and energy.
All Ages // $10 // 7 PM Doors // 7:30 PM Show