THE GAMBLER EXPRESS

Per una serata frizzante con i classici della musica country, folk, bluegrass .

Band Monza

What we offer

The trio consists of Banjo (Dino Barbè), voice / mandolin / acoustic guitar (Josh Villa),bass or double bass (Stefano Cavalloni). Also available in duo and onemanband (Josh).
Country, bluegrass, italian songs, folk, irish, American, some original songs and pop songs revisited in acoustic style (Avcii, Greenday, Lumineers), form the base of our show. Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle, Creedence ClearWater, Johnny Cash are some of our reference artists for this project, mixing the songs by these artists with some unforgettable classics of Bluegrass music, like dueling banjos and Will the circle be unbroken and instrumental tunes, traditional Irish music and oldtime. The musicians are all of twenty years of experience and the repertoire is evidenced by concerts in Italy and Europe. We often play at weddings (available a refined version with double bass) private parties, street music, corporate events, restaurants, pubs and festivals.
We try to entertain your guests for a sparkling evening of good music and good humor. Our repertoire is rich and varied and we can entertain the audience with more than two hours of music.
"Go up to the Gambler Express! Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of our roots music, let yourself be lulled by country ballads, bluegrass & folk and enchanted by stories of gamblers, trains, love stories, horses and lonely travellers. "

Prices
from 350 EUR
Entertainment length:
from 2 hours to 1 hour 30 minutes
Cancellation policy:
Standard

Type of events
  • Corporate Event
  • Wedding
  • Birthday
  • Club Event
  • Festival
  • Ceremony
  • Seasonal Event
  • Background Music

Starting point:
Monza (IT) We travel up to: 400 km

Spoken languages:
English, Italian

Available
  • Lights system

Set Up
Spazio per 3/4 persone, quando è possibile un palco con luci. Cena e beveraggio.

Video of performances

Setlist

Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Steve Earle, Creedence ClearWater, Johnny Cash sono alcuni dei nostri musicisti di riferimento per questo progetto, miscelando i brani di questi artisti con alcuni indimenticabili classici della musica Bluegrass, come duelling banjo e Will the circle be unbroken e a brani strumentali della tradizione irlandese e oldtime. I musicisti sono tutti di esperienza ventennale e il repertorio è comprovato da concerti in Italia e Europa.
ROVING GAMBLER
DON'T THINK TWICE IT'S ALL RIGHT
HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN
THE WRECK OF THE OLD 97
THAT'S ALL RIGHT MA
GALWAY GIRL
WHISKEY BEFORE BREAKFAST
BALLAD OF JED CLAMPETT
RING OF FIRE
I'M ON FIRE
JAMBALAYA
WHISKEY IN THE JAR
THE SPANISH LADY
DIRTY OLD TOWN
THE SALLY GARDENS
ANGELINE THE BAKER
MOLLY AND TENBROOKS
HANDSOME MOLLY
OH HEY
WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY../WITH A LITTLE HELP
SWEET HOME ALABAMA
I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU
RED HAIRED BOY/LITTLE BEGGERMAN
HEY LONESOME ME
JOHN HENRY
COUNTRY ROAD
DUELLING BANJO

Biography

Josh Villa: ideatore e cantante del progetto. Suona mandolino, chitarra, tastiere e armonica a bocca. Mandolinista eclettico, punto di riferimento per i musicisti stranieri in tour in Italia tra cui Ashleigh Flynn, Doug Rorrer, Ron Martin e Ian Foster. Collaborazioni anche con Dazel e Ruben Minuto.
Dino Barbè. Banjoista . Figura storica del panorama bluegrass, ha condiviso il palco con alcuni dei più importanti musicisti americani tra cui Peter Rowan e Tim O'Brien. Ha suonato nei Bluegrass Stuff, Alogeni e Mistery Train.
Stefano “Zampa” Zanrosso. Poliedrico strumentista: dal contrabbasso alla tromba, passando per chitarra e mandolino.
Per lungo corso compagno di avventure di Mock Zanzi e Ron Martin nella Piedmont Brothers band, band country a cavallo tra Varese e il North Carolina, ha collaborato con alcuni musicisti americani tra cui Ron Martin, Doug Rorrer e Mike Gallivan.

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