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Phil Salazar and the Kin Folk will perform at Caltech August 12 in Beckman Institute Auditorium (Little Beckman)

Saturday, August 12 @ 8:00 pm

Phil Salazar has been one of the mainstays in Southern California bluegrass for a good many years. He has pulled bluegrass in many directions and he has played in many memorable configurations over the years. One of these groupings began as the Phil Salazar Band back in 1983. This is such a fine band that they still get together now and then and they put on a great show. Kin Folk includes Phil on fiddle, Mike Mullins, who also plays with the Cache Valley Drifters and others, on guitar and mandolin, Tom Corbett, who also plays with many others, on mandolin and guitar, Bill Knopf, the longtime great banjo player, the fantastic other half of the “twin fiddles,” Charl Ann Gastineau, and Rick Borella, their longtime rock solid bass player. Phil, Mike, and Tom all sing lead and backing vocals, so we’ll all have a great time. They have released recordings over the years, including a few when they morphed into the the Accousticats for a few years with Cyrus Clarke. They play in the style of bluegrass, but draw from a wealth of genres including folk, rock, traditional American, cajun, Irish, jazz, country, and cowboy. Their performances together are rare, so don’t miss these guys! Find out a bit more about them here. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for Caltech students and children.

Tickets can be purchased on the phone (626-395-4652) with a credit card (a service charge will be added per order), purchased at the Caltech Public Events Ticket Office at the Winnett Student Center for face value (Generally open Monday-Friday 9AM-4PM), purchased online (click on red ticket below- service charge added per ticket, sales end 2 days before show), or purchased at the door for cash or check (no credit cards.) Occasionally, a show will be sold out before the day of the show, so call the Ticket Office, if you are planning to buy tickets at the door. Better yet, join our mailing list and you’ll be informed about such situations ahead of time.


Saturday, August 12
8:00 pm


Beckman Institute Auditorium at Caltech
400 S. Wilson Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91106 United States
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