Jordan Tice & Horse County will put on the June 10 edition of Lambeth Live (heard each Friday night from 8-9 on WTJU), and you are invited to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert broadcast!
350 Emmet St N, Charlottesville on ye olde GPS will get you to the large lot (do NOT use Lambeth Lane or Google Maps). Just park in the lower lot, and head up the stairs to the central building where WTJU is on the second floor.
For those unable to be part of the studio audience for this FREE concert, you can also listen around Charlottesville at 91.1 FM, 102.9 FM in the Richmond area, and on-line at wtju.net.
Jordan Tice and Horse County is an all-star group of bluegrass pickers that focuses their efforts around the original music of Jordan Tice. Drawing on bluegrass, folk, and blues and Influenced by the likes of John Hartford, Bob Dylan, and Norman Blake, Horse County combines memorable melodies and hooks with killer grooves and hot improvisational picking for a sound that is adventurous yet familiar. In a Horse County set you’ll hear everything from traditional sounding fiddle melodies with a modern twist to songs that fall right in line with the traditions and conventions of American folk music songwriting.
The band consists of some of the best pickers on the bluegrass scene. Jordan Tice is an acclaimed guitarist and a prolific composer of acoustic tunes and songs. He has released 4 records of original music to critical acclaim both solo and as a part of the acoustic power trio, Haas Kowert Tice. As a sideman, he has worked with the Dave Rawlings Machine, Tony Trischka, Steve Martin, Mark Schatz and Friends, and The Duhks.
Mike Witcher is one of the preeminent voices on the dobro in bluegrass music today. A much-in-demand session player in LA and Nashville, he has worked with such artists as Dwight Yoakam, Dolly Parton, Bette Midler, Peter Rowan, Sara Watkins (Nickel Creek), Laurie Lewis, John Paul Jones (bassist of Led Zeppelin), Joan Osborn, The Gibson Brothers, Willie Watson (Old Crow Medicine Show), and Fernando Ortega among others. He has played the Grand Ole Opry and A Prairie Home Companion many times, and you can hear him on hundreds of records, sound tracks, commercials and tv shows. Michael is also a gifted and caring teacher and has written two instructional books (Resonator Guitar— Tunes Techniques and Practice Skills, which has become a standard, and the recently released Resonator Guitar—20 Bluegrass Jam Favorites).
Though only 25 years old, mandolinist Dominick Leslie has spent every one of those years immersed in bluegrass and acoustic music, and his innovative style and musical curiosity are informed by these deep roots. He has studied with mandolin masters David Grisman, Mike Marshall and Chris Thile, won numerous mandolin championships, and performed abroad with several different musical configurations. He has toured with The Deadly Gentlemen, Missy Raines, The Bee Eaters, The Grant Gordy Quartet, Noam Pikelny and Friends, The Infamous Stringdusters, Tony Trischka and can currently be seen performing with The Brotet also featuring Sam Grisman, Alex Hargreaves and Nathaniel Smith.