Tuesday, June 09, 2009

Pete Kartsounes

Pete Kartsounes, Eclectic/Singer/Songwriter

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

Time: 6:30 pm

$15+ donation requested

Pete returns to Grand Junction to support children's charity:

Hike for Cancer's therewithcare.org

Proceeds to go to therewithcare.

Bring a picnic and come listen to some bluegrass/folk, original tunes by Pete and

support kids and families facing medical crisis!


Pete Kartsounes is no stranger to the life of a full time musician.
He has spent the past 13 years writing, recording and touring nationally and internationally.
Now living in Boulder, Colorado, Pete has established himself as a dominant figure in todays music scene.

Apart from playing festivals and venues nationwide as a member of the Wayword Sons "featuring Benny Galloway"
(writer behind the songs of Yonder Mountain String Band), Pete also plays as a solo act, and with his own band "Pete Kartsounes Band" (P.K.B).
The band consists of an amazing group of musicians, who's skill set has the ability to fit the genre of any event.
Pete's mixture of musical genres is extensive, making his music unique.
He writes ballads, blues, jazzy, bluegrass, standard-like and sometimes music that isn't so easy to describe
other than to say that they are "story-telling" songs. He is also known for his strong, soulful voice, and encompassing lyrics.
Referred to as a "must see" and "truely one of a kind" from critics, he is becoming one of the most prolific songwriters of today.

Pete's newest release "Out of Nowhere" is his 3rd and most essential albumn to date.
Getting rave reviews throughout the country, it is a tasteful blend of Bluegrass, Jazz, folk, and blues,
entwined with acoustic overtones and superb musicianship.
The disc includes many well known artists, some of which are Grammy Award Winner Sally Van Meter, Jeff Austin (Yonder Mtn String Band),
Drew Emmitt (Leftover Salmon), and Travis Book (The Infamous Stringdusters).
It was also recorded in DSD (Direct Stream Digital) format by Gus Skinas. It is truely original and visual music.

For more information and to hear Pete you can go to http://petekmusic.com

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