Jan. 20: Gamble Rogers Concert Series at Whitney Laboratory
David Mallett will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 20 at Lohman Auditorium at Whitney Lab as part of the Gamble Rogers Concert Series. Larry Magnum will open the concert. Tickets are available at www.gamblerogersfest.org.
Singer-songwriter David Mallett, is one of America’s true original troubadours. In a career spanning four decades, he has recorded 14 albums, had several hundred covers of his songs, including the American folk classic Garden Song [Inch by Inch, Row by Row] and performed in clubs, concert halls and festivals across the United States, Canada and Europe.
He has appeared on numerous broadcasts, including National Public Radio’s A Prairie Home Companion. Known for his carefully written, poetic offerings, his body of work has provided material for an eclectic list of artists that includes Alison Krauss, Pete Seeger, Hal Ketchum, Emmylou Harris, John Denver and the Muppets.
Doors will open at 6 p.m., and the music will begin at 7 p.m. at Lohman Auditorium, located behind the Whitney Lab, 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd. General admission seating begins at 6:30 p.m.
Larry Mangum will open the concert. Larry makes regular appearances at the Florida Folk Festival, Will McLean Festival, South Florida Folk Festival, Sarasota Folk Festival, Gamble Rogers Folk Festival, Barberville, Lake County Folk Festival, Riverhawk and many more. He is also host and co-founder of THE SONGWRITERS’ CIRCLE in Jacksonville, a monthly program featuring many of the best regional and national touring acts. Larry’s concert appearances with music legends include the late Waylon Jennings, Roger McGuinn, David Mallett, The Texas Playboys, Billy Joe Shaver, Vassar Clements, Ray Price, Martina McBride, Juice Newton, Steve Young, Gene Watson, T.G. Sheppard, T. Graham Brown, Alabama and many more.
Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Tickets are on sale at www.gamblerogersfest.org and locally in St. Augustine at Music Matters (196 State Road 312), Simple Gestures (4 White Street, on the island over the Bridge of Lions), The Bead Chick (78 San Marco Ave.), at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Farmers Market (first and third Saturdays), or by calling Paul at 904-794-4163 or 904-377-4163.
The Gamble Rogers Folk Festival Inc. is a non-profit 501-c-3, all volunteer, organization that strives to make the highest quality of live musical entertainment available at modest prices to the public and our school age children. As with every one of our events, this concert is free to kids 12 years old and younger with an accompanying adult.