Pot Luck: 6:00 Open Mic: 6:30 - 7:30 Concert 7:30 - 9:30 Donna Lynn Caskey, Randall Lamb, and Steve Werner will play two featured sets songwriters-in-the round style that will likely include a few collaborative numbers. A rose between two thorns? We'll let Randall be the rose. Song circle to follow if enough are interested. Come for part or stay for all, feel free to bring food, drinks, instruments, and songs to share. Donations enforced to the full extent of Clarita, the security chief.
Bear Market Riot. Special guest performers include Stephanie Croff, and Randall Lamb. We will also have three performers from the 2015 Banjo Babes Calendar & Album: Erin Inglish, Donna Lynn Caskey, and Sharon Martinson (of The Littlest Birds). http://banjobabescalendar.com/ Songwriters At Play is held Thursdays 6:30-9:30pm at the Shell Cafe, 1351 Price Street, Pismo Beach, (805) 773-8300. No cover charge, but a tip bucket is passed around for the featured act. Our Thursday showcase is a co- production with Madeline Royal of Love Live Music. - See more at: http://songwritersatplay.com/calendar#post-1192
Live Streaming Birthday & Banjo-versary Show - 12 p.m. PDT/3 p.m. EDT Streaming All Over the World Directly to You! Price: pay what you want starting at $1 I will stream a show in real time celebrating my birthday and lucky 13 years playing the banjo. Tune in from anywhere in the world. Tickets available now starting at $1 here: http://www.concertwindow.com/shows/7184-donna-lynn-caskey-birthday-banjo-versary-show
I will share an approximately 40 minute set of tunes on the East Coffee Patio of the Pasadena Central Library as part of their Tuneful Thursday series. Chauncey Bowers is also on the bill. Free of charge, though tips and CD sales most welcome!
The Breaking Banjos Tour returns to Ventura for Music Week!!! Champion traditional banjo songstress Donna Lynn Caskey will open the show followed by the honky-tonkin' good times of Big Tweed and their banjo-slinger Christian Gallo. To top it all off, some rip-roarin banjofied fun with 50 Sticks!!! As with all Breaking Banjos shows, there will be cross-collaboratin', booty-shakin', and good times to be had by all!!!
Sounds Like: Gillian Welch, Doc Watson, Joni Mitchell, Iris DeMent, Peggy Seeger
Bio: Donna Lynn Caskey takes a pure, timeless sound to heartfelt, comforting and sometimes edgy new places. Her original songs honor the venerated five-string banjo while stretching its boundaries.
Stretching boundaries comes naturally to Donna Lynn, who received a scholarship for an intensive “Clawh...See Full Bio
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“Nameless Heart is the album of an accomplished musician—a banjo player of extraordinary skill and imagination. Donna Lynn Caskey is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of the John C. Campbell Folk School in Brasstown, NC, where she received a scholarship to take the class “Clawhammer Banjo by Ear.” Her old-time roots are evident throughout, but she has taken the banjo into a vast new territory as well, where her songs often modulate between major and minor keys, shift rhythms without hesitation, and always find the perfect note to meld tune and meaning together into a seamless whole. As Emerson said to a certain Good Grey Poet who had requested him to review his first edition of Leaves of Grass: 'I greet you at the beginning of a great career.'”