This comes to us from Roy, “the humble webmaster of BuddyBlue.com, giving you a heads-up on the big gig this Sunday”:
On June 18, The Casbah will be the scene of a fundraiser for the family of Buddy Blue, the former Beat Farmer and roots musician who died April 2. Short sets will be the order of the night, with a crowded lineup that includes The Wigbillies, Romy Kaye, Tomcat Courtney, Slam Buckra, Carlos Olmeda, Gregory Page, Berkley Hart, The Deere Johns, butterFace, The Motel Blackouts, The Taylor Harvey Band, Whiskey Tango, Sven-Erik Seaholm N The Wild Truth, The Truckee Bros, The Farmers, Murrueun The Mystic, and The Rugburns.
Doors at 5 p.m., music starts at 6 p.m. $20 cover.
For more info, click here. And then, GO!
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