Bluestem Ames, Live Music Venue

Willy Porter & Carmen Nickerson with Andy Goessling

Location: Bluestem
Doors: 7:30
Show: 8PM – 11PM
Tickets: $20
We are doing a repeat of last year’s outstanding show!

Willy Porter & Carmen Nickerson with Andy Goessling!

Get your tickets early!

“Willy Porter is perhaps best known as a down tuned six string wonder, but as a singer and a writer, and as a showman, he merits equal regard.“ —

“Thank goodness he doesn’t play the flute.“ — Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull

“Porter is a dazzling acoustic guitarist with a moody baritone…“ — The Washington Post

“Willy plays rhythms that make me want to crawl inside his guitar and sleep there forever.“ — Tori Amos

Andy Goessling: A founding member of the Americana band, Railroad Earth, Andy plays acoustic guitar, mandolin, dobro, banjo, reeds, penny whistle, and recorder. HIs other projects are The Shockenaw Mountain Boys, an acoustic bluegrass outfit that includes other members of RRE, and the NYC- based acoustic world music band, Sleeping Bee. Andy has enjoyed a long and varied career being a part of many seminal projects in the acoustic, folk and bluegrass scenes. He has supported artists such as Garnet Rogers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Rick Danko, Greg Brown, Richard Shindell, Vance Gilbert and many others. He has played with Allman Brothers guitarist, Warren Haynes, two of his personal Bluegrass heroes, David Bromberg and John McEuen, and Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir.

Here is last year’s jam!