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9pm – Acoustically Speaking Quartet ft. members from The Garcia Project & Zero
Saturday, February 23 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am
Acoustically Speaking Quartet with Greg Anton, Mik Bondy, Kat Walkerson, Allan Len – performing Soulful, Acoustic Grateful Dead and more!
Original acoustic arrangements of your favorite Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia Band and more! Kat and Mik formed this special acoustic project after realizing what a special magical thing happened when they sang and played together. Listen to the music and feel the love and energy that reminds us all about the wonderful, cosmic scene that revolves around The Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band.
Kat and Mik are founding members of The Garcia Project (Nationally touring Jerry Garcia Band Tribute) and have performed live with Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band), David Gans (Grateful Dead XM Radio Host) and Tom Constanten (Keyboardist for The Grateful Dead). https://www.thegarciaproject.com/acoustically-speaking/
Greg Anton is a drummer, composer and co-founding member, with guitarist Steve Kimock, of the band Zero. Greg is also a writer, and practicing attorney.
Greg was born in Hartford Connecticut (August 8, 1949). His mother Shirley was a sculptor/painter, his father Paul, a college professor. Greg has five children and lives with his wife Holly Anton in Sonoma County, California.
Greg has performed on numerous recordings and at thousands off concerts worldwide. He has played most extensively with his band Zero, which has released eight albums and performed over 1300 concerts. Greg began playing drums at age 11. At age 13, due to an accident, he suffered a traumatic amputation of his left hand. Using a prosthetic device, he continued playing drums and began performing professionally while in high school. He’s published more than 50 original songs, many of which were co-written with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter. Greg has also composed music for film, TV and theater. Among others, Greg has performed or recorded with John Cipollina (Quicksilver Messenger Service), John Lee Hooker, Stanley Jordan, Otis Taylor, Nicky Hopkins (Rolling Stones) and members of the Grateful Dead. He currently tours with The Rock Collection, featuring Melvin Seals (Jerry Garcia Band), Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz (ALO), Stu Allen (JGB, Phil Lesh and Friends), and Robin Sylvester (Bob Weir’s Ratdog).
Greg was admitted to the California State Bar In 1977. As an attorney, he has been a champion of medical marijuana rights, challenging prohibition laws in state courts, the Ninth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals and the US Supreme Court (Cert. Denied).