Time: July 20, 2017 from 7:30pm to 11:30pm
Location: Fremont Theater
Street: 2393 NE Fremont
City/Town: Portland, Or
Website or Map: http://bpt.me/2936682
Event Type: concert
Organized By: Oregon Bluegrass Association
Latest Activity: Jun 29, 2017
The Robert Mabe Band
Show date: Thursday, July 20
Location: Fremont Theater, 2393 NE Fremont
Concert at 7:30, doors at 6:30
For advance tickets:
OBA Members $15, General $18
Presented by Oregon Bluegrass Association
Robert Mabe is a stellar banjo player, singer/songwriter. As a young banjo player in North Carolina, Robert had the opportunity to learn from and perform with many great bluegrass and old time banjo players as the area was and still is a hot-bed of musicians. His unique style cover a wide range of music from straight ahead bluegrass to jazz, Irish, and roots music. After moving to West Virginia in 2006, Robert joined bluegrass band, Drymill Road (2010-Present) with current members Sean Loomis, Doug Road, and David Hurt.
In 2016 Robert released his latest album, "Somewhere in the Middle". The album, written and produced by Robert, showcases Roberts versatile songwriting skills and includes an all star cast of musicians. "Somewhere in the Middle" also caught the attention of Bluegrass Today and Bluegrass Unlimited who both published rave reviews and high praise of the project.
Robert has been touring steadily for several years both in the US and abroad. He has recorded and shared the stage with some of the greats in bluegrass music.
In addition to playing dozens of festivals each year, including the 2016 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards on September 30th, 2016, Robert has performed at Carnegie Hall, The Canadian Embassy, IBMA 2016, and private events for Secretary Madeline Albright.