Ham Jam House Concert
Ricky and Erin Stein
Ricky Stein and his sister, Erin Stein will play a fine concert Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 7:00 PM.
Austin singer, songwriter, and author Ricky Stein specializes in the eclectic blend
of folk, blues, and country that has been a hallmark of Austin music for the last 50 years.
A second-generation Austin musician, Stein has built a steady career performing at some of
the top venues in town while also chronicling Austin's rich musical heritage in his book Sonobeat Records: Pioneering the Austin Music Scene in the 1960s.
Saturday night Ricky (guitar & vocals) will be joined by his younger sister, Erin Stein, who lends her impressive vocal talents to Ricky's original compositions. The
two singers complement one another in phrasing and intonation in a way that instantly
draws the listener in, providing a warmth and depth to Stein's musical vision. Lyrically,
Stein focuses on everything from love and death ("Crazy Days," "The Best in Me") to
lighthearted vignettes about companionship ("My Little Drinking Partner") and living in
the digital age ("It's Tough Out There").
Stein's catalogue includes two full-length albums and an EP, all of which are
comprised of original material. He also performs distinctive interpretations of songs
by classic Texas songwriters such as Terry Allen and Steve Fromholz, as well as more
recent favorites written by friends such as the Hudsons, with whom he got his start
playing some of the earliest Ham Jam House concerts. For this reason these performances
always have a sort of a homecoming feel to them, making for a very special evening.
This Saturday should be no exception.
Doors open at 7:00 and the concert is 8:00 to 10:00.
$15 suggested admission donation
BYOB and hors d'oeuvres are welcome!