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Sun In 2001 Plumas-Sierra Coun Fair Wed mtay, August 1, 2001 Page I1 .}eft Pershing Band Thursday If he isn't a Plumas County native, Jeff Pershing is the next best thing. And he's returning to his adopted home for a performance at the Plumas-Sierra County Fair. Pershing, singer/songwriter/guitar player, travels to tropical shores to immerse himself in world rhythms. The unspoiled beauty of the people and their land resonates through his sensi- tive lyrics and balmy melodies. The Jeff Pershing Band exudes a playful and positive " energy. Spontaneous conga lines sway to the African/Latin/Caribbean influenced grooves and even non-dancers are com- pelled to shake themselves from of inhi- bitions. Pershing has studied music at San Francisco State University, Berklee College of Music in Boston, and he received a bachelor's in music at California State University, Chico. His master's in music has followed. Pershing has honed his skills with various bar bands, playing rock, pop, jazz, blues and count . He has opened shows for Albert King, Greg Allman, Chris Issak, Elvin Bishop, The Ventures, Buffalo Springfield, Jr. Walker, and the All- Starts, Country Joe and the Fish, Norton Buffalo, Gate Mouth Brown, Pappa John Creech, Ricky Skaggs, Commander Cody and the Moonlighters, NRBQ, and others. Recently, the Jeff Pershing Band opened shows for Joe Louis Walker, Pele Juju, and Kotoja. His band was the winner of the California State University; Chico Audio Engineering Society 1999 Battle of the Bands, and he pertbrmed at the High Sierra Music Festival in 2000 in Quincy. Members of the popular Plumas County group known as Trash Gordon will be taking the stage Friday, Aug. 10, at 10 p.m. Known for their rock sounds that bring people to their feet for dancing, Trash Gordon is the perfect way to end a Friday evening. '. ?, Band, starring Jeff Pershing, will be found on the Plumas Bank Stage from 10- 9. Eisenberg may be best Lickette with Dan the Hot Licks, she has had extensive career that spans for band called Dancing Food was managed by Then came four years Hicks and recording during -' Thumb," record label time. her career, toured with the at the Wheel, and then oth- the West Coast, however, The Nao nmnb eand 2 to 4 Snwday, Aug. 11 at the Plumas eank she returned to her roots in San Francisco and started a band of her own called the Dada's. After 33 years in the Bay Area, Naomi decided to move to Plumas County, which she now calls home; and the music continues. Plumas County Arts Commission At the HEART of Cornrnunity a model participant in the California Arts Council State-Local Partnership Program and Plumas Cottnty's local arts programming and planning agency since a981. ttr programs... Plumas Count), Arts Events Calendar Cultural Arts Newsletter Detailing the cornucop of county cuhural activities with this quarterly compendium of events Plumas County Art Gallery = 372 Main Street in Quincy Exclusivebt, featuring the work of local artists in a variety of mediums and price ranges Festivals, Concerts, Workshops, and more as the primary events producer in our area we bring you the Almanor Art Show, Northern Sierra Indian Days, Mountain Harvest Festival, community-based concerts, world-class touring artists and Summer Concerts in Chester, Greenville, Portoia, Quincy Graeagle as well as arts workshops Words Music = Monthly presentations of acoustic music and the spoken word Plumas Arts Education Partnership With efforts to enlaance arts education programming in cotmty schools, this model arts education collaborafrve been recognized with prestigious grant awards from the California Arts Council Evolving into the most up to date arid expansive cultural arts information source in our area loin us in the best of all worms... Support one of our most vibrant county organizations. Become a meraber o the Plumas County Arts Commission! Make your tax deductible donation by contacting us by phone: {53o} :Z83-34oZ