Dave Mason Feat. Nikki Sparks
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer has been performing live shows for over 50 years. Music is his passion. 2018 marks a new year in the musical journey and “The Very Best Of Dave Mason” promises to be true to her title.
This show will enhance the popular PBS video released in 2017 and feature some of Mason’s most beloved songs like All Along The Watchtower”, “Only You Know and I Know”, “Every Woman”, and “We Just Disagre”e, and the rock anthem “Feelin’ Alright”. The audience will also delight in the deeper tracks of Mason’s albums as well as some of his most favorite songs that have personally shaped his illustrious career. In addition, Mason will share photos and first hand accounts of rock stories that can only be told by a man who has walked in his shoes.
Best known for his soulful voice and unsurpassed guitar playing, Dave Mason was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a founding member of the group Traffic, and continues performing as a solo artist with sold-out shows all over the world. His career spans several important rock eras, and encompasses his work as a producer, performer, songwriter, and consummate guitarist. A quintessential rock star, Mason has collaborated with numerous members of music elite, including Jimi Hendrix, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, and many more.
Opening Act: Nikki Sparks
Nikki Sparks has been coined in the press as ‘a little bit Country and a little bit Rock n’ Roll’ along with having ‘the sass of Miranda Lambert with the pipes of Carrie Underwood’. Sparks is truly creating some sparks in the Country-Rock world with her fresh and edgy approach with her brand of country music. Having grown up in a small town in rural upstate New York Nikki lived the ‘country-life’ of fishin, 4-wheelin and makin fun outta nothin when there’s nothin to do. Shania Twain and Bon Jovi could be found blasting on the car radio as Sparks and her friends were kickin up dust as teenagers. That cool mix of Country and Rock artists and songs throughout the 90s would help mold Sparks’ musical direction as she began to write her own original songs. Nikki’s voice was a ‘gift from above’ as she says and she has been singing for as long as she can remember. The hard work of learning to play the guitar, the art of songwriting, the recording process is an ongoing love affair for Sparks. ‘I love the entire process from song idea to recording to performing live’ says Sparks. She also adds, ‘I feel most comfortable performing on stage, it feels like home’. After spending several years in Los Angeles pursuing her music career Sparks’ producer/manager Tim Simms suggested that the best place to capture and record Nikki’s first Country-Rock record would be secluded and focused up in the mountains of small town Big Bear Lake, CA….a place that reminds Sparks of her rural upbringing. Currently Sparks and Simms are putting the finishing touches on an original Country-Rock EP that is sure to shake up the Country world…Nashville and Country radio already has Nikki Sparks on their radar. Stay tuned ‘Merica!
Doors 6:30PM | Opening Act 7:30PM | Headlining Act 9PM
$55 | $65 | $85 + applicable fees.
Tables are available for reservation. Call the box office for more information.
Village Drive 40789, Big Bear Lake, 92315, California, United States