ARLEN ROTH / JED PARISH (Gravel Pit) / JIMMY WARD (Steelheart)
Fernando Pinto Presents a spectacular night three singer songwriters - Guitar Legend Arlen Roth joined by Jed Parish (The Gravel Pit) & Jimmy Ward (Steelheart)
Arlen Roth + Jed Parish (The Gravel Pit) + Jimmy Ward (Steelheart)
Sunday June 3, 2018, at Cafe Nine, NewHaven, CT
Tickets $17. Adv. $20. DOS
Doors 7pm - Showtime 8pm
There is so much to say and tell about Arlen Roth as a musician and as a man, it would be impossible to write it in one short Bio. (He is, however, currently working on a real autobiography of his life!)
This guitar legend is considered one of the most influential guitarists of all time, Arlen has toured the world with countless acts and recording with them as well. This includes artists such as Simon and Garfunkel, Bob Dylan, John Prine, Phoebe Snow, Levon Helm, Ry Cooder, John Sebastian, Janis Ian, Eric Andersen, The Bee Gees and so many more. His teaching and creation of Hot Licks Video pioneered music and guitar education all over the world, and his videos have sold in excess of 2.5 million copies. His current online lessons and blogs for Gibson.com have over 1 million followers! Arlen was also the man behind the legendary Blues film, Crossroads, creating the guitar parts, directing the guitar scenes, and working alongside Ry Cooder and Ralph Macchio for seven months in Mississippi and in L.A. He was voted in the Top 50 Acoustic Guitarists of All-Time by Gibson.com, and in the Top 100 Most Influential Guitarists of All-Time by Vintage Guitar Magazine. He has 8 best-selling books to his credit, and his book Hot Guitar, is a compilation of 10 years of his wildly popular column for Guitar Player Magazine of the same name. From 2007 to 2012, Arlen was also the creator of over 1000 online lessons and blogs for Gibson Guitars.
+ JED PARISH (singer of the Gravel Pit)
Jedediah Parish has been the singer, organist and songwriter for The Gravel Pit from 1987 to the present. The Pit released five full-length albums including two produced by Mike Denneen (Fountains of Wayne, Aimee Mann) and one recorded in Memphis by Jim Dickinson (Big Star, Replacements, Scruffy the Cat), and shared stages with Cheap Trick, Guided by Voices, Morphine and Nada Surf. Their latest was Serpent Umbrella, released in 2015. Hes released three albums as a solo artist as well as performing & recording with rockers like Mike Viola, Miracle Legion, The Figgs, They Might Be Giants & electronic artist Pretty Lights. Hes also been part of Essential New York fixture Losers Lounge since 2002, sang at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and performed with the cabaret group Citizens Band, including a slot opening for White Stripes. Hes currently working on an album to be released on his 50th birthday in Spring of 2019.
+ JIMMY WARD
Jimmy Ward, founding member and contributing songwriter of the platinum selling Rock band Steelheart has finished recording a 5 song EP of brand new material. Jimmy will be promoting his new release with a solo acoustic tour starting in June 2018.
Cafe Nine (View)
250 State St
New Haven, CT 06510