Ojai-based band The Rose Valley Thorns feature three-part harmonies and bluegrass-influenced original songs. Bandleader Joshua Bergmann is a multi-instrumentalist who studied jazz guitar, and has played stages at the Grass Valley, Parkfield, and the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festivals. He plays mandolin in RVT, with his younger brother Jared Bergmann adding guitar, and Corey Highberg on the bass. Sample their sound at https://joshuabergmann.bandcamp.com/
Special guests include Travis James Braden, Charlie McNeal, Izzy Pedego, and Joe Ferra.
Showcase runs 6:00-8:30pm at Branch Street Deli, 203 E Branch St., Arroyo Grande, (805) 489-9099. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set to close out the show, and others playing 4-song sets. We pass the tip jar during the featured set, otherwise no cover. All ages are welcome.