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Roy Book Binder | Pedro y Zooey

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Date: Saturday, March 16, 2024
Time: 8:00 pm

Roy Book Binder / Pedro y Zooey | Saturday, March 16, 8 p.m. | Doors open at 7 p.m.

Tickets: $22 members; $26 not-yet-members; $13 students (13+)

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Roy Book Binder has been rambling around the world for the past 45 years! He gave up his Greenwich Village “pad” in the early 1970s and lived in his “Tour Bus” for the next 15 years crisscrossing the U.S. and appearing at festivals throughout Canada and Europe.

Book Binder, traveled with the legendary Rev. Gary Davis in the late 1960s….. The Book, recorded his first solo acoustic Blues album in the ’70s, which was the first to receive 5 stars in DOWNBEAT magazine! In the late 80s ‘The Book’ was part of Bonnie Raitt’s East Coast Tour, which included an appearance on The Grand Old Opry which led to almost 30 appearances on NASHVILLE NOW’s, Ralph Emory Show! In the ’90s he often appeared with JORMA KAUKONEN (who recorded 2 of Book Binder’s songs).

THE GOOD BOOK, Book Binder’s latest release of all original songs, reached #3 on AirPlayDirect’s Americana charts! #1 was Guy Clark & #2 was the late Townes Van Zandt. Folkdj.org had Roy in the top 3 artists for July.

Book Binder has the goods: the original, the bare-knuckle, the low-down . . . blues. Who can say they were friends with the Rev. Gary Davis, Pink Anderson and Robert Lockwood? And toured with Arthur Big Boy Crudup, Hot Tuna, JJ Cale & Bonnie Raitt? Book Binder can. He has the stories, the licks, and the mystery of timeless music in his fingers. He’s been featured on a PBS special and interviewed by Terry Gross on “Fresh Air.” He’s also a regular at Fur Peace Ranch, where he teaches along with Jorma Kaukonen. When he brings his ‘Tour Bus’ to town, a one-man blues-fest ensues. He plays and he entertains, feeding us music and stories, and the evening is a celebration for us all. We’re privileged to have Roy here to preserve–and extend—the tradition of great American blues music. (JAMES HIPP)

Pedro y Zooey bring you an exotic blend of roots music from all corners of the globe, bringing a nostalgic atmosphere of timeless, soulful music with a contemporary twist. They perform as a duo, trio, or full band, and their sound goes from haunting ballads to colorful dance numbers inspired by catchy pieces collected from around the world. You’ll hear delta blues, Latin, calypso, reggae, Americana, swing, and other feels from around the world, as well as their own charming originals, to create a sentimental vibe of timeless music.
Formed in 2018, Pedro & Zooey is a project that blossomed from the musical expressions of multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter, Pedro Arevalo (who explores all manners of stringed instruments, including dobro, guitar, slide, and bass), and Zooey Seraphine on violin, vocals, & other inspirations

Paid for in part by Sarasota County Tourist Development Tax revenues

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