Von Johin.. “BLUES-GRASS” from the French Quarter this week on Live n Kickin

MUSICIAN AND VOCALIST VON JOHIN HAILS FROM NASHVILLE, TN AND GREW UP IN THE SOUTHERN USA PLAYING JUKE JOINTS ALL ACROSS THE CHITLIN’ CIRCUIT. AN ARDENT FOLLOWER OF THE GREATS FROM THE WORLD OF BLUES MUSIC, VON JOHIN DELIVERS HIS POWERFUL SHOWS EVERY WEEK ALL AROUND SECOND LIFE.

RAISED PLAYING BLUES AND BLUEGRASS, AN INTERESTING COMBINATION IF THERE EVER WAS ONE, VON SORTED OUT EARLY ON THAT THE BIGGEST DIFFERENCE IN THE TWO GENRES WAS THE TEMPO AND THE SWING. HE FUSES TOGETHER THESE TWO MAJOR INFLUENCES IN HIS LIFE, SOMETIMES DELIVERING A “BLUES-GRASS” TYPE OF THANG THAT FOLKS SEEMS TO LIKE WHEN HE DOES IT.

VON’S REAL LIFE AVATAR HAS RECORDED AND PERFORMED WITH MEMBERS OF HOT TUNA/JEFFERSON AIRPLANE, JOE LOUIS WALKER, JERRY GARCIA BAND, FLEETWOOD MAC,, HE WAS MENTORED IN MUSIC BY THE LATE, GREAT MERL SAUNDERS. PLAYING WITH MERL FOUND HIM PERFORMING WITH NARADA MICHAEL WALDEN, ROB WASSERMAN, VINCE WELNICK, MELVIN SEALES, BILL KREUTZMANN, PLUS ENJOYING MANY AN INTRODUCTION WHEN ALSO OPENING SHOWS BY THE ONE AND ONLY WAVY GRAVY.

More about Von at his website and check out the Rolling Stone Magazine Article here

There is no better place to present Von than his own little bar in the French Quarter of Second life and its gonna be a great time with great music and fun!

When: 9PM PST (SLT) Tuesday March 2, 2010

Where:  http://slurl.com/secondlife/French%20Quarter/248/57/23

Theme: BluesGrass

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