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Carnegie Lecture Hall, Oakland

Phil Wiggins House Party

Saturday, April 14th at 7:30 PM Buy Tickets

Join us for a concert by Phil Wiggins and Friends, an all-star blues and dance group.

The House Party is an acoustic blues ensemble that reunites the dance tradition with the Piedmont and other country blues styles. Phil Wiggins is joined by the D.C. based Piedmont picker and longtime friend, guitar player Rick Franklin and Marcus Moore, a fiery jazz violinist steeped in the black string band tradition. They joined forces with urban dancer, Junious Lee Brickhouse, who understands the African American cultural reconnection of the act of dance with the dance music that is the blues.

“Phil is among a very small handful of virtuosos whose command of his instrument takes my breath away. His talent rivals that of any artist I’ve encountered in my career in Classical music, in my view placing him in the company of the Yo-Yo Mas and the Joshua Bells of the world.” – Scott Freck, Vice President for Artistic Operations & General Manager North Carolina Symphony

Check out his website here.

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