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Earle Baum Center of the Blind Music Benefit


Earle Baum Center of the Blind Music Benefit

Hopmonk Tavern/Sebastopol and KRSH present Will Kimbrough and Brigitte DeMeyer for a stunning evening of genre-defying singer/songwriter excellence on January 31, 2015 in the Abbey at Hopmonk in Sebastopol. Proceeds from the show will benefit Earle Baum Center of the Blind. Doors at 7pm, music at 8pm (a seated show). $18 Advance/ $20 Day of Show. Tickets are available at or at the Tavern. For more information, please visit

Created in 1999, the Earle Baum Center is a non-profit regional center, providing services throughout Northern ‚Ä®California to people who are blind and visually impaired. This unique community-oriented center, located on 17 beautiful acres in Santa Rosa, California, offers Independent Living Skills, Orientation and Mobility Training, a Low ‚Ä®Vision Clinic and Assistive Technology services to people of all ages with sight loss. Instruction is focused on developing an individual’s skills and building the confidence needed to live a productive, fulfilling and independent life. For more information about Earle Baum Center, please visit

Will Kimbrough and Brigitte DeMeyer arrive bobbing on a sea of endless accolades, extraordinary talent and unquestionable charm. Each has six successful solo albums – the most recent, Brigitte’s Savannah Road is a true Kimbrough/DeMeyer collaboration of superbly crafted songs, rich with vocal chemistry. Will Kimbrough was born on the Alabama Gulf Coast; Brigitte DeMeyer’s Southern flavor is a sensationally assimilated acquisition. The good news is that, in Nashville, they found each other and their extraordinary songwriting sympatico. A multi-instrumentalist and the 2004 Americana Music Association’s Instrumentalist of the year, Will has also collaborated with Rosanne Cash, Guy Clark, Rodney Crowell, Steve Earle, Emmylou Harris, Mark Knopfler, Buddy Miller, John Prine, Billy Joe Shaver, Todd Snider and Mavis Staples. In 2014, Will released Sideshow Love  – an in-depth study of all forms of love and a showcase of his incredible guitar chops (awarded the 2014 AMA Americana Top100). 

Together, through their generous melodies and lyrics, Will and Brigitte weave an evocative, rustic, artisanal tapestry. Roots Americana? Absolutely – at it’s finest and most soulful. You’ll want to hear Will Kimbrough and Brigitte DeMeyer on January 31st at Hopmonk in Sebastopol.