DAVID CODY and LUCKY JAMES and The High Rollers Appearing Friday Nov 13th 2015 at 8pm.



Tonight's concert features two great acts.

The evening begins with local favorite

Everyone has something in their lives that they just flat enjoy doing above everything else. Since I was ten years old this was it for me. You might say I was born to play or it's in my blood, and you might just be right...

David has been a central part of our regional music scene for decades.  A prolific songwriter with hundreds of songs, David knows how to connect to an audience.      A couple of years back, an accident at work left David with severely damaged fingers.   The surgeons were able to save the fingers but told David his days of playing the guitar were over.    David was heartbroken.  Music was as much a part of his life as breathing and he just couldn't accept the fact that he wouldn't be able to perform again.

So he didn't accept it.

He figured if Django Reinhardt could master the gypsy guitar with mangled fingers then why couldn't he retrain his hand and fingers himself... After months of slow rehabilitation and hours and hours  of hard  work and practice, David Cody figured out how to play again.      And now he's back at it.  

David will be showcasing some new songs and  sharing the stage with an old musical friend from way back.....

J.P. Delanoye  
and his new band
 Lucky James and the High Rollers

The High Rollers consist of
Tim Malone on bass,
Rob Stimson on mandolin/guitar, and
Richard Foulk on percussion.

From New Orleans street corners to New York City clubs (with innumerable stops in between), Lucky James (a.k.a. J.P. Delanoye) has delighted audiences for over twenty-five years with a unique blend of traditional and modern acoustic music. He accompanies Piedmont and Delta blues, Appalachian flatpicking, swing and folk guitar styles with a driving harmonica and a voice of many dimensions. Original songs (featured on four independent albums) and a broad repertoire of American "roots" music combine for a high-energy, captivating performance.

James has been lucky enough to have opened for such diverse acts as blues wizard John Hammond Jr., R&B legend Delbert McClinton, Doc Watson, Leon Russell, Jefferson Starship, the Cajun supergroup Beausoleil, Warren Zevon, Texas guitar virtuoso Junior Brown, and many others, with strong acclaim from both audiences and headliners. He co-founded the successful regional band Ghost Mountain R&B, which played electric blues and R&B throughout the southeast from 1998-2010, and whose two albums received worldwide airplay and critical accolades. Southeastern solo appearances include engagements at the Black Mountain Festival, the Greenville, S.C. Riverfest, Asheville, N.C.'s Bele Chere celebration, Freedom Weekend Aloft in Anderson, S.C., the Alive After Five series at the Knoxville, Tenn. Museum of Art, and the Lake Eden Arts Festival (L.E.A.F.), along with numerous radio, club, and private shows. As a singer, guitarist, and songwriter, Lucky James generates an intensity uncommon among solo artists, and is an up-and-coming performer well worth checking out.