Two popular musicians
with North Bay ties will perform in Novato next week in support of their recently
Schon, a self-taught guitarist, is a Marin County native and an active community member, teaching music at a local middle school.
His newly released "American Beauty" album follows his recording debut, titled "Miles of Will."
Schon will open the 8 p.m. event with fellow band members Ben Burleigh of Cotati (bass and vocals), Jared Maddox of Santa Rosa, (drums), Leah Tysse of Oakland (vocals) and Erin Greenwell of Novato (vocals).
Schon is the son of founding Journey band member Neal Schon.
"I just pay
attention to what I sound like and what I try to do," Miles Schon said
when asked about comparisons to his father. "I have my own style.”
Bronson, who's from Petaluma, has toured internationally and recorded 11 albums.
Bronson, who's known as the “barefoot surfer pianist,” was the featured vocalist on VH1 hip-hop artist John Brown’s single "No Games."
Bronson's most recent release, "Human in Marin," is tailored for Bay Area audiences.
His earlier other works include the concept album "No War" and an instrumental record "Santa Fe Sky."
Bronson's fellow band members are Dennis Haneda of Fairfax (guitar, back-up vocals), Alex Aspinall of Santa Rosa (drums), and Dave Fairchild of Larkspur (bass, back-up vocals).
Tickets are $10 in
advance and $12 at the door. They are available at www.hopmonk.com.
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