GREENSBORO – The Highland Center for the Arts will present Bob Stannard and Those Dangerous Bluesmen, with special guest John Fusco, on Saturday, Oct, 9, at 7 p.m.
Bob Stannard is an eighth-generation Vermonter who’s been playing and singing the blues for audiences around the world and has gained notoriety for quick licks and showmanship.
Stannard has joined BB King on stage at the Montreux Jazz Festival in Montreux, Switzerland. When world famous author Stephen King visited Manchester, N.H., Stannard convinced him to don a Gibson Special Issue guitar and sit in with the band. Stannard has also opened for and/or played with Blues legends John Hammond, Chris Smither, Maria Muldaur, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Lynard Skynard, Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi, and Issac Hayes.
Special guest John Fusco is best known as the veteran Hollywood screenwriter and filmmaker behind such iconic movies as “Young Guns,” “Thunderheart,” “Hidalgo,” “The Highwaymen,” and the Academy Award-nominated “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.” With his double album “John the Revelator” breaking into the roots music charts and being nominated for three Blues Music Awards, Fusco is currently bringing his music and filmmaking together.
Patrons are expected to be vaccinated against COVID -19 and will be asked to show proof of vaccination, either with an original vaccination card, xerox of the card, cell phone photograph or verifiable health info PDA app. Alternately, attendees can provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test (PCR) performed within 72 hours of the show. In accordance with CDC recommendations and the Vermont Department of Health regarding indoor spaces, masks are required.