CANCELED: Eddie Owen Presents: Pierce Pettis, The Night Travelers
Live @ Red Clay Music Foundry Saturday August 18th, 2018 at 8 pm
Doors open 7:00 PM


The Night Travelers: James McKinney (banjo) and Niki Portmann (Upright Acoustic Bass) General Admission Advanced tickets: $20 ($25 day of show)
Pierce Pettis began his long career as a writer/artist at the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studios in Alabama and later as a staff songwriter for Polygram/Universal Music in Nashville.

His songs have been covered by artists ranging from Garth Brooks and Dion to Clair Lynch, Tim O’Brien, Joan Baez and Art Garfunkel. Pettis' fifth album for Compass Records (Nashville), "That Kind of Love" (2009), received rave reviews from XM/Sirius Satellite Radio, Paste Magazine, Performing Songwriter, American Songwriter, The (London, UK) Sunday Express, Image Quarterly . . . to name a few. His newest, “New Agrarians” (by the trio of the same name) is a co-effort with Kate Campbell and Tom Kimmel, released November of 2014. Pettis also appeared on the 2013 release, “A Very Blue Rock Christmas” along with Ruthie Foster, David Wilcox, Terri Hendrix, Sara Hickman … and many others.

His new solo project for Compass Records Group is due for release in 2018. more >>>
An acoustic duo performing virtuoso arrangements of progressive folk music. Powerful and elegant with a musical complexity that will astound, delight and mesmerize you.

Internationally acclaimed Master of the 5-string banjo, James McKinney and the very talented Niki Portmann on Upright Acoustic Bass create musical magic for you that will sweep you up and keep you wanting more.

The Night Travelers perform both original artist compositions as well their own beautifully arranged versions of popular music from the Bluegrass, Blues, Jazz, Dawg, Classical, Celtic, Russian, and Gypsy genres. more >>>