...with The Saddle Cats featuring Bobby Black, Big Lou's Polka Casserole featuring David Phillips, and Joe Goldmark and the Seducers
A steel guitar extravaganza like no other in recent Freight memory, In the Steel of the Night brings together three of the area's finest steel guitar players and the bands with which they regularly perform—Joe Goldmark & the Seducers, Big Lou's Polka Casserole featuring David Phillips, and The Saddle Cats featuring Bobby Black.
Legendary steel player Bobby Black, backed by the Saddle Cats, featuring famed fiddler Richard Chon, take songs from the golden era of Western swing and bring them into the new century with finesse, abandon, and exuberant spirits. Steel Guitar Hall-of-Famer Bobby Black's talent for successfully blending country, pop, and rock has led him to a long career that included gigs with Commander Cody and the Lost Planet Airmen, Asleep at the Wheel, and the New Riders Of the Purple Sage.
Big Lou the Accordion Princess, known for stints with Polkacide and Those Darn Accordions, continues to shake up the polka world with Polka Casserole's unique blend of accordion, horns, and steel guitar. Steel player David Phillips, a Georgia native, is equally at home playing polkas or standard weepy country western tunes, not to mention bringing his unique sound to back artists such as Tom Waits, Frank Black, and John Wesley Harding.
After stints with Dallas Wayne, Jim Lauderdale, David Byrne, Peter Rowan, and many others, Joe Goldmark continues his tradition of bringing the pedal steel guitar into high-energy reinterpretations of rock and soul music with his hot band, the Seducers, spotlighting numbers from his 10th CD, Seducing the 60s.
Official Website: http://www.thefreight.org/2007/0705-may/info_070531.html
Added by billholdens on May 21, 2007