The Common Ground on the Hill
Baltimore Concert Series


Presented at Brown Memorial Woodbrook Presbyterian Church
6200 North Charles St., Baltimore, Md. 21212

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Held Monthly November - April
Seating begins at 7:30 PM; Showtime 8:00 PM

Concert Dates:

  February 3, 2017:
Caleb Stine/Caleb Vaughn
March 3, 2017:
Eric Byrd Trio
April 21, 2017:
The High Ridge Ramblers

 

*All tickets purchased online will be available for pick-up at Will-Call the day of the show*

Ticket Information

Individual Concert Tickets: $25; $22 Seniors 65+/Teens with appropriate ID
(Please bring your printed receipt and ID with you to the concert)

Group Rate Tickets ONLY Available by calling Common Ground on the Hill at 410-857-2771
Available to groups of 6 or more. MUST be purchased as a block.  Tickets are non-refundable. Group rate applies to regular admission tickets only.

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Rambling Tunes & Country Blues

Caleb Stine
Lynchpin of the Baltimore Folk Scene

Opening:

Caleb Vaughn
Folk Roots from Georgia

February 3, 2017

The Baltimore Sun has called Caleb Stine the “lynchpin of the Baltimore folk scene.” Like his Baltimore home, Stine keeps the music honest– hardworking, genuine, and unafraid to tell it like it is. To date, Stine has released over ten albums, scored music for films, acted Off-Broadway, and traveled the country singing his songs. Filmmaker Michael Patrick O’Leary filmed the Stine’s album making process, from writing stages in Baltimore to recording at Verdant Studios in rural Vermont, with the resulting film It Would Not Let Me Be set to premiere at The American Documentary Film Festival in Palm Springs.

Georgian Country blues/roots/folk guitarist Caleb Vaughn grew up listening to classic country artists such as Hank Williams, Jimmie Rodgers and Patsy Cline. He is known for his song interpretation and exacting guitar skills.

 

Watch Caleb Stine video HERE!

Watch Caleb Vaughn video HERE!

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Jazz Embassadors

Eric Byrd Trio

March 3, 2017

For almost two decades, The Eric Byrd Trio (EBT), pianist/vocalist Eric Byrd, bassist Bhagwan Khalsa, and drummer Alphonso Young, Jr., have traveled the world as enthusiastic ambassadors of jazz. Rooted in swing and be-bop, The Trio also embraces gospel and the blues as core elements of their expansive performance style. Collectively, they have played with jazz trumpeters Wynton Marsalis and Randy Brecker, jazz guitarists Charlie Byrd and Mike Stern, jazz saxophonists Bob Berg, Buck Hill, David “Fathead” Newman, and Cecil Payne, jazz pianists George Colligan and Kenny Drew, Jr., gospel vocalist Yolanda Adams, Cuban American singer/songwriter Jon Secada, and many more.

Eric, Bhagwan, and Alphonso have been sponsored by the United States Embassy as Kennedy Center/U.S. State Department Jazz Ambassadors touring South America, Central America, the Caribbean, Eastern & Western Europe, and the Middle East. The Trio has also delighted audiences across the globe at the historic Montreux Jazz Festival and in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Dubai, Estonia, Honduras, Italy, Peru, Scotland, and Trinidad and Tobago.

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West Virginia Old-Time Masters

The High Ridge Ramblers

April 21, 2017

The High Ridge Ramblers are Dave Bing, Andrew Dunlap, and Mark PayneWith fiddle, banjo, and guitar, the trio plays West Virginia mountain music the way they feel it. These experienced West Virginia musicians formed the trio not long ago for fun and to enjoy their appreciation of the sound of the three instruments playing this kind of music. That includes twisty mountain tunes, early bluegrass, ballads, and old-time songs. And it has been said that they know their way around a hard-driving fiddle tune.

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Join the Old-Time Workshop
with The High Ridge Ramblers!

Saturday, April 22 from 1 - 4 PM
at McDaniel College, Westminster, MD

Get hands-on with traditional West Virginian music, including old-time, bluegrass, gospel, ballads, and country! Dave Bing, Andrew Dunlap and Mark Payne will explain how to take an old-time fiddle or banjo tune and make it into a string band tune. Learn the techniques to approach old-time music, and have a chance to jam with the band!

Information & Registration HERE

 

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