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Join us July 16th at 8 pm for a night of great Bluegrass music! John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band – J2B2 – is American roots music at its finest!
J2B2 is acclaimed for “warmth and storytelling” along with incomparable songwriting and harmony vocals. These best string players in the world” are led by John Jorgenson, joined by fellow music legends Herb Pedersen, Mark Fain and Patrick Sauber.
It’s a new concert experience in your own car, at a custom Drive-In with a HUGE elevated stage, light show, multi-media entertainment, LED screens and great sound from your own stereo system via FM radio. The fabulous combination will ensure a good viewing experience for everyone all in a beautifully run, socially-distanced, audience-safe environment.
Pack a picnic basket and get ready for an unforgettable performance at the Ventura Fairgrounds. Get your ticket now, ONE PER CAR is all you need, starting at $50 per car!
Here’s John in our Music Connects series giving us a sampling of J2B2.
And here’s what Nuvi has to say about John, J2B2 and what to expect on July 16th.
VMF is honored to partner with CBF Productions . CBF is one of California’s largest traveling boutique festival production companies. CBF produces Boots & Brews Country Music Festivals, Tequila & Taco Music Festivals and Winter & Spring Wine Walks! For further info, visit cbfproductions.com or concertsinyourcar.com.
John Jorgenson portrayed Django Reinhardt in the 2004 Hollywood feature film Head in the Clouds and won a Grammy© in 2008 for Best Country Instrumental with Brad Paisley (he was also nominated for Best Bluegrass Album with Earl Scruggs).
Herb Pedersen was a member of legendary bluegrass band The Dillards as well as bluegrass super-group Old and In the Way. A sought-after singer and musician, he has worked with such music legends as Gram Parsons, John
Prine, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt, Tony Rice and Jackson Browne.
Mark Fain has toured and recorded as bass player for Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder for 13 years as well as the Dixie Chicks, Alan Jackson, Travis Tritt, Dwight Yoakam, Allison Krauss and Dolly Parton. He’s also produced many artists in jazz, country, bluegrass and gospel genres.
Patrick Sauber has quickly made a name for himself in the world of bluegrass and old time music. Equally adept on guitar, mandolin and banjo, he has toured with Peter Rowan and Laurie Lewis.