December 26, 2003

DEL MAR TIMES

 

Del Mar Foundation & San Diego Bluegrass Society present "Phillips, Grier & Flinner"

By Lynn Gaylord

The Del Mar Foundation and the San Diego Bluegrass Society join together to bring a very special afternoon of bluegrass music by four instrumental masters to the Del Mar Powerhouse Community Center on January 18, 2004.

Todd Phillips who plays bass is a 2-time Grammy winner. David Grier is the 3-time IBMA Guitar Player of the Year and Matt Flinner who plays mandolin is the 2-time Winfield National Champion. To add to the excitement, the trio will be joined by special guest, fiddler extraordinaire Gabe Witcher.

"Each is a virtuoso capable of reeling off mesmerizing solosÉ Phillips, Grier & Flinner create a special kind of magic when they play as a bandÉ exquisite," says Associated Press reviewer Eric Fidler.

There will be two concerts. The first will start at 3:00 pm and the second will start at 5:30 pm. Ticket holders are invited to a wine and cheese reception at 4:30 pm. Seating is limited. Ticket price is $15 per concert, $20 at the door if available. Checks may be made out and sent to The Del Mar Foundation, P. O. Box 2913, Del Mar, Ca. 92014. Please specify which concert you wish to attend and how many tickets. Please include a contact telephone number or email address.