Musical Performances at Boulder’s First “Abrahamic Reunion”

Posted on Nov 23, 2014

Jack Hadley Band

Abrahamic Reunion Gala Boulder Events Jack Hadley Band at eTown HallBlues and Soul with Dancing in the Main Hall

The son of a Filipino mother and an African-American father, Jack was born in the Philippines. He grew up in the Haight-Ashbury district of San Francisco. Former lead guitarist for Otis Taylor, he plays at festivals and shows all over the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom and Finland.

Jack takes a fresh look at the blues with updated versions of classics from Blind Lemon Jefferson, Sonny Boy Williamson, Walter “Billy Boy” Arnold and more…

Check out Jack’s music!

Sherefe Music Ensemble with Sheldon Sands

Abrahamic Reunion Gala Boulder Events Sherefe World MusicMiddle Eastern & Klezmer Music in the Main Hall

Named after a Turkish drinking toast “to your honor”, Sherefe is a group of musicians based in Boulder, CO who play music from the Balkans and the Middle East. They dearly love this music and have been performing at concerts and dance parties in the western US since 1996.

Their repertoire consists of songs in Hebrew, Greek, Turkish, Arabic and more. Members include Jesse Manno on bouzouki, baglama, ud, flutes, vocals, and percussion, James Hoskins on cello, gadulka, zurna, and vocals, and Sheldon Sands on piano and drums.

For more information, please visit Sherefe World Music Ensemble.

Ben Waligoske & Ryan Tipton Duo

Abrahamic Reunion Gala Boulder Events Ben Waligoske eTown Jan 24, 2015Downstairs near the Refreshments

Ben Waligoske & Ryan Tipton Duo – AKA “The Social Livers” – are an acoustic duo from Boulder, CO that play good-time rock n’ roll, soul, folk, and jazz music. Featuring guitarist Ben Waligoske – Springdale Quartet, The New LPs – and pianist Ryan Tipton – Fleedami Organ Trio, Hot Club of Pearl Street, The New LPs.

The Duo came together out of a desire to write and explore music influenced by acoustic folk, blues & gospel, jazz, and rock. The Duo also incorporates arrangements from artists that both hold high admiration for, including The Band, The Beatles, Wynton Kelly, New Orleans music, Neil Young, jazz standards and much more.

You can find them all around Colorado at venues, pubs, breweries, and anywhere good folks gather – just keep an eye on Ben Waligoske & Ryan Tipton Duo Facebook Page for news!

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