August 3 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Musically, ROY BOOK BINDER is equally difficult to fence in or categorize. His eclectic repertoire includes blues, country tunes, bluegrass, folk, and popular songs that originated on Tin Pan Alley.
He fantasizes that if he had been born 50 years earlier, he would have become a minstrel man. One of his musical heroes, Dave Van Ronk, once described himself to me as a songster. That title might suit Roy as well, his music, a reflection of his long musical journey through the rich American cultural landscape of the last half of the 20th Century.
“Nobody writes in the idiom better than Roy Book Binder. He is a master player, singer, writer and teller of tales? true tales. He wrote THE PREACHER PICKED THE GUITAR and passed it on to me. It is an honor to include it here.“- Jorma Kaukonen
“Book him. The old Bookeroo sings the blues, and he sings ’em real well. But there’s a twist. While he covers such seminal artists as Blind Blake, Blind Boy Fuller, Rev. Gary Davis and even Billy Joe Shaver, Book Binder has included seven originals, the largest set of his own tunes ever to grace one of his discs. Joined by harmonica, stand-up bass and percussion, Book Binder blazes his way through 16 tracks that take the listener back to the first half of this century. The songs are rich in conveying that old-timey feeling that shaped and defined country blues. And his naturally sparse deliveries correctly capture the irony, the pain and the humor such music was meant to depict….”- E.S. (Dirty Linen)
Call 920-563-9391 to reserve seats.