High Octane Americana
"A wonderful gem of a band‚ truly exceptional music‚ wonderful original tunes, some brought tears to our eyes. These guys are a rare treat! "Billboard.com
HOUSTON JONES is a Bay Area based high octane Americana quintet. Formed in 2001, the band performs a mostly original repertoire that ranges from bluegrass and folk to blues and gospel. The band features Glenn Houston (lead guitar), Travis Jones (lead vocal, acoustic guitar), Henry Salvia (keyboard, accordion), Chris Kee (standup bass, cello, acoustic guitar), and Peter Tucker (drums). It's worth noting that Chris, Peter and Glenn are all alumni of the Waybacks. The band was voted "best discovery" and Travis Jones voted "best vocalist" at the Strawberry Music Festival. Glenn was voted "Best Guitarist" for 2009 by the Northern California Bluegrass Society.
We will “pass the hat” for your generous contribution
This concert benefits the Ocean View Lodge Scholarship Fund. Every year this fund provides financial assistance to deserving local high school seniors to continue their education in the performing arts and creative writing. Read more about the Scholarship Fund in the News and History sections at HMB-IOOF.org.