Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblerswith guests:
The Easy Leaves
Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers were founded in San Francisco in 2008 by Nicki, her husband Tim Bluhm (The Mother Hips) and childhood friend Deren Ney. They were soon joined by bassist Steve Adams (ALO), Dave Mulligan on rhythm guitar and drummer Mike Curry and released their debut album 'Toby's Song' in 2008 and follow up, 'Driftwood' in 2011. The band has been winning fans and critics the old fashioned way: with hard work, great songs and relentless touring. The Sacramento Press cheers "It's Americana pop rock, with a little country and a lot of California soul. I wanna listen to this album with the windows rolled down, driving along a two-lane country highway to anywhere."
What's wonderful about the "Van Sessions" is that they have led new fans to discover the original, sundrenched songs of Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers. Due to popular demand, 'Driftwood'(Little Sur Records) was re-released on CD and vinyl and is available at record stores and online across the country.
"She's a freak of nature. I couldn't believe she was real." - Bob Lefsetz
"Part Karen Carpenter and part Grace Slick, Bluhm's voice moves effortlessly between softer, country tinged balladry and retro 60's/70's rock." - No Depression