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Sara Baker with Nina Gerber and Mona Gnader March 25 2017

Sat. March 25, 2017 - Sarah Baker with Nina Gerber & Mona Gnader

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, OCA is pleased to present Blues Diva Sarah Baker in concert with guitarist extraordinaire Nina Gerber and renowned bassist Mona Gnader.

This fabulous concert will begin with a musical history of women’s blues, with the second set being mostly originals. Singer, songwriter and composer Sarah Baker comes to you steeped in the musical traditions of Memphis, Muscle Shoals and Nashville. Her music bears the native authenticity of blues, rock, soul and country so identified with this creative region, and she has been mentored by and played with many esteemed musical greats from Huey Lewis, Jessie Mae Hemphill, Taj Mahal, Lou Rawls, Maria Muldaur, Tom Petty to Dr. John and Norton Buffalo and more! Equally in demand as apurchase brown paper bag tickets bandleader, composer, vocalist and keyboardist or master teacher, Sarah Baker continues to record and compose while serving as a performance coach to young Sonoma County artists.

Nina Gerber has been called a ‘musician’s musician’ Her wide-ranging folk-country-blues-jazz stylings on acoustic and electric guitar have made her a legend in her own right, as well as a sought-after accompianist . Electric bassist Mona Gnader makes her home in Willits, CA. and has made her mark in the male-dominated rock world, playing with the likes of Gene Parsons (Byrds, Flying Burrito Brothers) and Wayne Perkins. Currently she is a member of Sammy Haggar’s ‘Red Rocker’ band. .

Don’t miss this powerful collaboration of esteemed WOMEN musicians at Occidental Center for the Art’s acoustic sweet spot! $20 Advance/$25 at the door. Fine refreshments including beer and wine for sale. Art Gallery open for viewing. OCA is accessible to people with disabilities. Reservations advised. 707-874-9392.

Tickets available at Brown Bag