Coming Soon: Handpicked with Under The Big Oak Tree

Under The Big Oak Tree's "Handpicked" concert poster

WHO’S PLAYING?  Under The Big Oak Tree (and guests) (St. Joseph, MO)

WHAT TO EXPECT?  Billed as “Autumn Spirits & Spice” this is a very unique, one of a kind concert will feature songs related to the fall. The event will be part of the First Saturdays celebration in Downtown St. Joseph, Missouri.

Under The Big Oak Tree are a local traditional bluegrass band. Their brilliant musicianship has impressed crowds over the last couple years while supporting their self-titled debut album and their latest release “Local Honey.” The 3 piece group features the sweet vocal stylings on Kristin Hamilton who also plays acoustic guitar, stand-up bass player Doug “Sluggo” Ward and multi-instrumentalist Simon Fink.

Special guest Lory Lacy is scheduled to help out the hosting group with a couple songs as well. She is a flutist and classically trained vocalist that should add a lot of variance to the performance.

Under The Big Oak Tree sounds like: traditional bluegrass, music you would hear on a Victrola, your bare feet in the July grass

WHERE IS IT? The Paradox Theatre, 107 S. 6th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64501

WHEN IS IT?  Saturday, October 1st, 2016; 2:00pm, FREE to all ages

WHY SHOULD I GO?

  • It’s a family friendly event, no babysitter required
  • It’s at Paradox, they have a pretty good coffee shop too
  • It’s short, at likely under an hour it should be over before the kids even lose their patience
  • It’s a FREE show, it’s hard to beat FREE family entertainment
  • This is the first of three installments of the “Handpicked” series, to see them all you have to attend this one
  • It’s a classy event put on by really good people
  • There’s a SECOND show at the Tiger’s Den just a block away right after at 3:30 from the rustic roots band Like Rabbits out of Kansas City
  • On a Saturday afternoon it shouldn’t conflict with many other plans, it can be a small part of a busy day

You should RSVP on facebook to the event so you don’t forget, here is the link: https://www.facebook.com/events/534680406727016/

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