Based in San Francisco, Houston Jones performs an original repertoire of folk, bluegrass, blues and gospel.
Travis Jones (lead vocals, guitar) honed his soulful delivery while still a child, preaching in his native Shreveport and accompanying his mother on gospel tours in the South.
Chris Kee (bass, guitar) has a degree in ethnomusicology from Yale. He has performed with Telecaster wizard Jim Campilongo, Jim Lauderdale, and Buddy Miller.
Glenn Houston (lead guitars) was the founding lead guitarist of the Waybacks and was voted Best Guitarist by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.
Peter Tucker (drums) was in the original rhythm section of the Waybacks and has performed withTim Hardin, Richie Havens, the Beau Brummels, Warren Zevon and Skunk Baxter.
Henry Salvia (keyboards, accordion) has performed with the Johnny Nocturne Band, Bo Diddley, Rickie Lee Jones and Big Jay McNeeley.
“A confluence of sublime talent.” —David Wiegand, San Francisco Chronicle
“Wonderful gem of a band…a rare treat!” —Lesley Beals, Billboard.com
See and hear Houston Jones online at houstonjones.com Saturday, April 5, at 2:00 PM (doors open at 1:30) 933 Rose Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
Admission: $20 in advance, $25 at the door (All proceeds go to the musicians)
Information about payment, transportation, and the concert series is at http://concerts.roseavenue.com