Stop Press – Good Ol’ Persons reunion

Good Ol' PersonsGood Ol’ Persons are staging a reunion tonight, Wednesday April 3, at the Freight & Salvage, Berkeley, CA.

The line-up for this reunion is Kathy Kallick (guitar), John Reischman (mandolin), Sally Van Meter (resophonic guitar), and Trisha Gagnon (bass). The quartet will be joined on a few tunes by Annie Staninec (the fiddle player with the Kathy Kallick Band).

The concert starts at 8:00 p.m. (PDT). However, for those that can’t be there the concert is being webcast via .

The planned set lists include such Good Ol’ Persons’ favorites as ..

Set 1

  1. I Can’t Stand To Ramble
  2. In Dreams
  3. Itzbin Reel
  4. Ellie
  5. Open Up Your Heart
  6. Down Home Waltz
  7. I’m Satisfied With You
  8. Home Above
  9. Jessie Polka
  10. Broken Tie
  11. Kissin’ Comes Easy
  12. Get Up, Go To Work
Set 2

  1. Blue Night
  2. Easy Substitute
  3. Mason’s Apron
  4. It Seems There’s Nothing I Can Do
  5. You’re A Flower
  6. Crossing the Cumberlands
  7. My, My, My
  8. Part Of A Story
  9. You Don’t Miss Your Water
  10. Rutabaga Boogie

In the event of there being a demand for an encore, the reunion band will play Grey Eagle and/or Waterbound.

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Richard Thompson

Richard F. Thompson is a long-standing free-lance writer specialising in bluegrass music topics. A two-time Editor of British Bluegrass News, he has been seriously interested in bluegrass music since about 1970. As well as contributing to that magazine, he has, in the past 30 plus years, had articles published by Country Music World, International Country Music News, Country Music People, Bluegrass Unlimited, MoonShiner (the Japanese bluegrass music journal) and Bluegrass Europe. He wrote the annotated series I'm On My Way Back To Old Kentucky, a daily memorial to Bill Monroe that culminated with an acknowledgement of what would have been his 100th birthday, on September 13, 2011.