Grandpa Banana's Band, and Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players
The San Francisco Bluegrass & Old Time Festival presents Grandpa Banana's Band and Snap Jackson & The Knock on Wood Players.
After several years in the east coast folk/bluegrass scene, Banana co-founded The Youngbloods with Joe Bauer, Jesse Colin Young, and Jerry Corbitt. The band moved from New York City to West Marin in the San Francisco Bay Area in 1967. Along with co-producing The Youngbloods records with Joe Bauer, and many other records on his own, he produced the first two High Country albums for Butch Waller which were released by Warner Bros. Records in the early 1970's. This introduced California bluegrass to a worldwide audience. Over the years, he has played with too many famous people to list here.
As Grandpa Banana's Band with David Thom on mandolin and Sam Page on bass, he plays five string tenor guitar and presents a vast repertoire of great songs old and new.
Snap Jackson & the Knock on Wood Players are an acoustic quartet hailing from Stockton, California. These four gentlemen effortlessly blend Americana, Bluegrass, Soul, and Old Time Music to create a unique, fresh, and energetic sound. It is obvious from the moment this group takes the stage that they are ready to have a good time. They have been featured on the same bill with such notables as Old Crow Medecine Show, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Punch Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass, and Vince Gill, to name a few. Whether it's a street corner, theatre, house concert, or outdoor festival, these boys are sure to leave a lasting impression.
Studio 55 Marin (View)
1455-A East Francisco Blvd.
San Rafael, CA 94901
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|