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Fran Banish Trio

Fran Banish Trio

Featuring Mario Dawson

Fran plays on November 18th and the 19th!

Friday 11/18:
8pm: Gus Grace
9:30: Weatherball
11: Fran Banish Trio

Saturday 11/19:
8pm: Wailing Loons
9:30: Porch Knights
11: Fran Banish Trio

Chicago-born, L.A. based guitarist, singer/songwriter, producer, Fran Banish is a ROCK AND BLUES GUITAR MASTER. Besides playing gigs and recording, he's coached big-name artists like Keb Mo, Bob Dylan, Jackson Browne, Brian Bell of Weezer, and Doug Ardito and Paul Phillips of Puddle Of Mudd.

He also teaches select up-and-coming guitarists. The magic began when Banish got his first guitar at age 6. He turned professional performer at 14, jammed with many legendary Chicago Blues musicians while still in school, and studied classical guitar performance at Northwestern University.

After relocating to LA, Fran created a stir fronting such groups as The Elder Greens and Stung By the Gods. He also did stage and session work with Keb Mo, Travis Tritt, Rami Jaffe of The Wallflowers, Dan Lavery of Tonic and The Fray, Doyle Bramhall II, The Williams Bros., Janiva Magness, Megan Mullally (of TVs Will and Grace), Berry Oakley Jr., Chris Stills, Heather Waters, and Tina Schlieske, Kofi Baker, and Cathy Richardson.

Earlier Event: November 18
Fran Banish, Weatherball, & Gus Grace
Later Event: November 19
Golden Afternoon - Gopher Sports