This amazing band has an alternate personality! We like to play an entirely different set of music that draws deeply from back porch blues, country raveups, acoustic funk and even straight ahead jazz. Drummer John Mader switches into percussionist mode, Dave Marotta plays exclusively fretless bass and Carl puts his signature Stratocasters away in favor of Martins, Alvarez, Avalons and dobros.  The “CVB Acoustic Show” is not to be missed! And the Lord of the Strings concert series is one […]

I like to keep the CVB tuned up and ready for our tours, and the best way to do that is to PLAY LIVE! We’re back to our home base at the Baked Potato with the full band for two sets of positive and uplifting music….and some blues!