QuaranTunes rides again in Lincoln City

Guitar player Mary Flower, accompanied by the BBQ Boys, will perform at the Lincoln City Cultural Center at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. A limited number of people can attend the concert, and others can enjoy the performance through a live feed online.

Rescheduled concert set for Oct. 24

LINCOLN CITY – Acoustic Guitar magazine says: “There are few musicians in the genre bringing as much creative spark and low-key mojo” as Mary Flower. A writer for Living Blues opined that Flower “marries acoustic blues with touches of ragtime, folk, and jazz … the interplay is always interesting, often provocative, and sometimes breathtaking.”

The Lincoln City Cultural Center will present guitarist Mary Flower, who will perform with the BBQ Boys — aka a “jug band sans the jug” — live and in-person at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24. 

This three-set concert, originally scheduled for Sept. 9, was postponed by the Echo Mountain Complex fire. All tickets for the original date will be honored, and a few more are still available. To get yours, head to lincolncityculturalcenter.thundertix.com.

As part of the QuaranTunes series, this Oct. 24 concert can be enjoyed two ways: 

1) Table seating in the LCCC auditorium before a small audience of 25, seated in singles and couples at socially distant tables. Masks are required.

2) VIP Live Stream, broadcast from the LCCC auditorium to your laptop, phone, tablet or TV through the LCCC’s private YouTube channel. Purchase a ticket to the VIP Live feed, and they’ll send you the link prior to the show. 

About the artists

Mary Flower’s finger picking guitar and lap-slide prowess is soulful and meter-perfect, a deft blend of the inventive, the dexterous and the mesmerizing. Her supple honey-and-whiskey voice provides the perfect melodic accompaniment to each song’s story.

The BBQ Boys are a four-piece jazz, blues and jug band that has performed with many well-known artists. The group consists of
Stew Dodge on fiddle and vocals, Spud Siegel on mandolin, mandola and vocals, Doc Stein on dobro, guitar and vocals and Mark Vehrencamp on sousaphone. 

For more information, call Niki Price at 541-994-9994 or stop by the cultural center at 540 NE Highway 101, Lincoln City. 

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