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 Música Del Río
 House Concerts

We invite you to join us for a small gathering with friends to enjoy exceptional and well known singer/songwriters and musicians
 in our living room filled with Música Del Río, "music of  the river"
 in Atascadero,  our town in the upper Salinas River Valley of California.

                                                                                     Fred & Sharon Munroe


  Please Join Us!

Música Del Río house concerts are a private party for invited guests who RSVP with plans to attend.

We use a web based list management system to send invitations for the upcoming concert to everyone on our email list.

To be included on our  email invitation list, send an email to Musica Del Rio with the word "please" in the subject line. You must  include your name, where you live and a contact phone number, so we can reach you if there should ever be any last minute change of plans for a concert you are planning to attend.

What is going on here?

Música Del Río is a gathering of friends to enjoy outstanding acoustic music in our living room.

With room for about 60 friends; musicans and singer-songwriters find our  house concerts to be a joyous way to share the art of their craft.
100% of the donation you make to attend this gathering goes to the performers. We do this for the love of music, the love of friends to share it with and the love of opening our front door to make it happen.

Future Concerts
The very next concert can always be found on the HOME page.

The Salty Suites                                                 Saturday, March 31
Claudia Russell & Bruce Kaplan                        Saturday, April 21
The T Sisters                                                               Friday, June 1

(Watch this space for upcoming artists and concert dates.)


 Saturday, March 31                                   7:30 PM

Salty Suites

Just when we thought that our kids would never appreciate why we were worried about the preservation of acoustic music, a young group known as Salty Suites show up.  Helping us to realize Americana, bluegrass and roots music will not die, these extremely talented young musicians are not only giving us hope; they are introducing acoustic music and a living history of our musical past to an audience who never heard of the  Nitty Gritty Dirt Band or Supertramp.

For kids as young as these folks, the New Grass Revival was a relic almost as primitive as Bill Monroe. The concept of new, new grass makes sense to this band.  If you wish to understand the musical hope for the living traditions of America, please join us to greet the return of Salty Suites to Musica Del Rio.  Salty Suites lives in the world of acoustic music, sharing a passion for roots, bluegrass, and traditional mountain music.

Scott Gates is as close to a musical prodigy on the mandolin, as they come.  He brings the same fire and brilliance to the guitar.  He has shared the stage with John & Nathan McEuen, Steve Martin and Kenny Loggins.

Chelsea Williams has been writing and performing her own music since she was 13 years old.  Chelsea brings an awesome vocal and guitar style to Salty Suites.  She has penned over 100 songs and often can be found busking, to share her music while seeking instant feedback to her latest creations.

To say Chuck Hailes is a "young, up and coming bass player" is clearly an understatement.  Chuck is one of the nation's top bass players.  He was schooled in classical and jazz bass,  but he moved his focus to Americana with a clear style of his own.

Yes, there is hope for the future of folk music and we will get a fine taste on March 31st.  You better be here!