Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Music That Does Justice
The Leavey Center
3800 Reservoir Road, N.W.
Washington, DC 20057-1087
March 9, 2013 at 7:30 pm
Joe Uehlein Solo Performance
8225 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Maryland
We’re real pleased to be returning to silver Spring’s historic Quarry House Tavern on Saturday, February 23!! Come on down for a night of U-Liner originals, Merle Haggard classics, and a full array of rock-a-billy, honky-tonk, country music!
About Joe Uehlein
Joe’s been playing in bands for over 40 years and has played all across the U.S., as well as in Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Great Britain, and Venezuela. Joe’s music over the years has spanned genres from rock’n roll to bluegrass, folk to jazz, country to Motown, and more. From his early days working in an aluminum mill and heavy and highway construction in Central Pennsylvania, Joe developed a keen interest in working class music and has become a well-known performer of songs of work, hope and freedom. Joe’s former rock band, The Bones of Contention, performed with Billy Bragg.
The U-Liners have performed with Lester Chambers of The Chambers Brothers, and Joe has performed with Grammy-winner Dave Alvin, and has also performed with Steve Earle, Tom Morello, Boots Riley, and Jill Sobule. Joe also sat-in at The Nation with the punk band, the Dropkick Murphys. Joe has also performed at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Joe is the President of Labor Heritage Foundation, a labor arts organization, and founder of the new arts and activism project, The CultureWorks Collective.
About the U-Liners
The U-Liners play a wide variety of music in the roots-rock and Americana genres including country, rock, folk, bluegrass, rock’n roll, swing, folk-rock, country-rock, blues, rhythm & blues, soul, and more. The U-Liners have a deep and eclectic repertoire ideal for dancing or listening. The U-Liners have performed at the Rock and Roll hall of Fame in Cleveland, the Knitting Factory and the Mercury Ballroom in NYC, Bally’s in Las Vegas, at the AFL-CIO, SEIU, and all of DC’s finest venues, including The Birchmere with Pete Seeger, The Black Cat, the Silver Theater, and Jammin’ Java with Tom Morello and Boots Riley, The IOTA Club, Madams Organ, the State theater, the Mansion on O St., the Millennium Arts Center (w/ Lester Chambers), the old Half Moon BBQ, and many others. A rare specialty of this group includes songs of hope, peace, justice, the environment, and worker’s rights; and come from the band’s belief that we can make the world a better place. This band is perfect for parties, celebrations, rallies, conventions, educational seminars, and more.