Sonni G and The Basement Boys
Sonni G and The Basement Boys, a five-piece band, will be playing at Ellwood Thompson on February 9 from 5 to 7pm, and at CrossRoads Coffee and Ice Cream on March 9 from 7:30 till 10:30 pm. This cover band plays everything from The Beatles and Stevie Wonder, to Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor and Billie Holiday.
Sounds of China
Led by artistic director and composer Ma Jiuyue, Sounds of China features an outstanding ensemble of contemporary Chinese folk musicians blending the ancient and modern by combining traditional Chinese music with modern arrangements. The group incorporates traditional Chinese instruments such as erhu (a two-stringed spike fiddle), liuqin (a four-stringed Chinese mandolin), xun (a globular, vessel flute), pipa (a plucked four-string lute), and guhzeng (a Chinese zither) with Western orchestral instruments. With critically-acclaimed performances throughout the United States, Sounds of China has been recognized for increasing and cultivating the appreciation and understanding of traditional Chinese music and culture. February 1 at 7:30pm. Camp Concert Hall, (804) 289-8980