Boone Saloon
489 W King St, Boone, NC 28607
Phone: 828-264-1811
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Howdy folks,
A fabulous February full of freaking awesome tunes rolls own this weekend with a pair of Saloon favorites. TONIGHT, February 20th, Athens, Ga-based Cosmic Charlie will be back in the house to burn it down with two loooong sets of high energy Grateful Dead classics. Come drink some heady brews and get your twirl on (just watch out for people shooting pool).

On Friday, February 21, the rowdy and renown Mike Dillion Band will return to deliver yet another patented dose of hard hitting schizophrenic punk funk hip-hop jazzy funk rock!! READ ON...

Thursday, February 20
Cosmic Charlie
10:30 p.m.

$8

About Cosmic Charlie:
Cosmic Charlie gives you everything you are looking for a "Live Dead" experience. Two drummers, exciting improvisatory interplay between the band members, stellar song selection. Come enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead played with vim, vigor, and dead-ication! The band has performed over 300 shows at theatres, clubs and festivals across the contiental USA. From Oregon to Colorado to Ohio to the Carolinas, Cosmic Charlie's unique take on the Dead has garnered the attention of luminaries from the Grateful Dead extended family.
Some who have joined Cosmic Charlie on stage include:
-Grateful Dead keyboardist Vince Welnick
-Ratdog/Other Ones guitarist Mark Karan
-Grateful Dead archivist/radio guru David Gans
-Ratdog bass player Robin Sylevester
-Grateful Dead keyboardist Tom Constanten

(As you may recall, Cosmic Charlie was also on stage for Boone Saloon's most incendiary night of live music ever, when fire erupted behind the stage during one of the band's sets. It should be noted that the band has returned several time since and has managed not to burn the place down.)

Friday, February 21
Mike Dillon Band
10:30 p.m.

$8

About The Mike Dillon Band:
The amazing Mike Dillon has been crushing stages all over America for more than two decades with various outfits including Les Claypool's Flying Frog Brigade, Critters Buggin', The Dead Kenny Gs among others. Now he's got his on band and they are, to use an overused but applicable phrase, a force of nature. The band has played the Saloon nearly a half dozen times in the last two years and has never ceased to leave crowds dazed and amazed.
"We released our debut Record "Urn" on royal potato family in september of 2012. We have been living in a van and have toured with Fishbone, Umphery's MCGee and Marco Benevento. Mike has been destroying percussion and touring since 1989. This band Features the powerful Carly Meyers." -MDB Facebook page

As always, thanks so much for supporting live music in the High Country. Please help us spread the gospel of groove by forwarding this newsletter to like-minded locals!!
 -BS
 
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