We are giving away three individual tickets to see the David Nelson Band on Friday, May 11, 2012 at Mt. Tabor Theater. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winners will be drawn and emailed Friday, May 11.
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From our sponsors at Mt. Tabor Theater:
David Nelson Band w/ Moonalice
Friday, May 11, 2012
8 p.m. | $18 | 21+
Purchase Tickets at thetabor.com
Mt. Tabor Theater
4811 Southeast Hawthorne Boulevard Portland, OR 97215
More Info: thetabor.com
The David Nelson Band has been recording and performing around the country since 1994. Their broad musical palette spans the Almost Acoustic style that Nelson played with Jerry Garcia, through roots rock n' roll, and psychedelic country-rock. The DNB perform David’s compositions (some co-written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter), select covers, and several Grateful Dead classics upon which Nelson appeared on the original album releases.
These stylistic elements, combined with plenty of spontaneous free form improvisation, create a sound that is uniquely David Nelson Band. Though the original songs are mostly written by Nelson, the development of all the material is a fully collaborative effort. The Nelson, Sless, Siegel, Sears, Molo Band as a name is a bit cumbersome – though in reality, that's what they are.
These days the DNB only tour select areas a few times a year, as the individual band members are in high demand with other successful touring acts. Their loyal and enthusiastic fans relish these special times to reunite at Nelson family gatherings. DNB shows are a joyous reunion for all – a communal gathering where regulars and newcomers all feel part of an extended family. Each show, being unique and exploratory in nature, is a magical adventure for band and audience alike. It’s one of the reasons why many of the fans follow the band to every show, including their annual Hawaii Tour (which draws many mainland fans as well as islanders for the week to ten day island party).