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Roy Book Binder CD Release
w MSG Acoustic Blues Trio
Monday, September 18, 2017, 7:30 pm.
Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD, 20852 (Directions)
Tickets: $20 advance, $25 at the door
Students (with ID) and Children: $15 adv / $20 door
$2 per ticket box office fee added to all purchases. All tickets are general admission.

Roy Book Binder Roy Book Binder
Roy Book Binder
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M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio
l-r: Jackie Merritt (harmonica, guitar and bones), Miles Spencer (guitar) & Resa Gibbs (vocals, percussion)
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Roy Book Binder was born October 5, (Queens, New York), in 1943 and is a laconic living treasure of American Blues, Ragtime and Old Timey music - and it is an honour to be the home of not only Roy Book Binder's latest CD release, but to be the site where it was recorded. In addition, Roy will be joined by our own local M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio.

About Roy Book Binder:
Roy has the goods: the original, the bare-knuckle, the low-down . . . blues. Who can say they were friends with the Rev. Gary Davis, Pink Anderson and Robert Lockwood? And toured with Arthur Big Boy Crudup, Hot Tuna, JJ Cale & Bonnie Raitt ? Roy can. He has the stories, the licks, and the mystery of timeless music in his fingers. He’s been featured on a PBS special and interviewed by Terry Gross on “Fresh Air.” He’s also a regular at Fur Peace Ranch, where he teaches along with Jorma Kaukonen. When he brings his 'Tour Bus' to town, a one-man blues-fest ensues. He plays and he entertains, feeding us music and stories, and the evening is a celebration for us all. We’re privileged to have Roy here to preserve–and extend—the tradition of great American blues music. (JAMES HIPP)

About M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio:
MSG performs traditional Piedmont blues. Their style of music has been influenced by the likes of Archie Edwards, Etta Baker, and Cephas & Wiggins. This band can raise the roof with some old-fashioned house party tunes, make you laugh with their witty originals and then make you weep with blues ballads! They all perform with the Archie Edwards Blues Heritage Foundation Band. They have performed at numerous regional festivals including: Blues in the 'Burg, Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Artscape, and Bayou Boogaloo. They have also had the honor of performing on the Kennedy Center's Millennium Stage


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"It Coulda Been Worse" by Roy Book Binder. Part of the 2014 concert series at Jorma Kaukonen's Fur Peace Ranch!