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Bob Bovee – Saturday, Nov. 3 @8pm
On September 1, 2018 By admin

Since 1971 Bob has traveled the country taking old time music to audiences of all ages at festivals, fairs, concerts, dances, schools, libraries, music camps, radio and TV programs. This is rural music as played in homes, at dances and for earlier entertainments such as minstrel shows and country radio.

Along with a repertoire including dance tunes, ballads, cowboy songs, humorous and sentimental numbers, blues and rags, he spices their shows with stories, history and folklore. Bob sings (yodels, too) and plays guitar, harmonica, banjo and auto-harp.

Listen Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrVa5fzxhmM&t=3s

“No one handles old-time cowboy and humorous songs better than Bob. His vocals are hauntingly rough. His guitar and harmonica are as good as you will ever hear. Gail is one of the top fiddlers in the country, and her vocals are worth the price of admission. Whether performing in concert, playing for a barn dance, or on a recording, Bob & Gail leave you wanting more.” Don Stevens, All Music Guide

” You are a national treasure!” David McLaughlin, Johnson Mountain Boys

“. . . taste and sensitivity to repertoire, arrangement and execution are unimpeachable.” Bill Hinckley, Buzz Magazine

Tickets $15 (Buy Now)

Doors open at 7:30, Show starts at 8pm.

Music as Muse Art Gallery – Friday, Nov 9 @4pm
On September 1, 2018 By admin

Fascinated by the movement and feeling of people playing music, artist Marylin Rose is shining a light on 30 Sacramento area musicians by painting their portraits in action. Come to this beautiful gallery to learn more about Marylin’s inspiration, how she painted 30 portraits in only 3 months, and meet the musicians who inspired each painting as they perform their music live!

Gallery opens at 4pm and continues until 7pm. All ages welcome.

Learn more about Marylin HERE

Food for Strings Day! – Saturday, Nov 10
On September 1, 2018 By admin

Watermelon Music and The D’Addario Company would like to give you free strings for your guitar, bass, mandolin or ukulele.  Simply bring in your instrument on Saturday, November 10th,between the hours of 10:00AM and 2:00PM, with at least two non-perishable food items, and our staff will install a brand new set of D’Addario brand strings, tune and polish your instrument, and send you happily on your way.

  • All food items received in Davis will be donated to Davis Community Meals, helping people in need during the upcoming holiday season.  Any extra donations will be both accepted and appreciated.
  • Please limit two instruments per household or person.

If you have any questions about this event, or if you would like to donate your time restringing instruments, please call Watermelon Music at 530 758 4010 or email us.

Watermelon Music would like to publicly thank the D’Addario Company for providing strings for this event.

Breedlove & Bedell Guitars Day – Saturday, Nov 17
On September 1, 2018 By admin

Watermelon Music will be hosting a special promotional event for Oregon-based Breedlove and Bedell Guitars on Saturday, November 17th, from 10AM through 6PM. This all-day event will feature a large, expanded stock of Breedlove and Bedell guitars at special one-day discounted pricing. Come in and chat with company owner, Tom Bedell, and our amazing brand representative, Colin Besancon. Whether you are in the market for a new guitar or not, this will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for customers to play and compare a huge selection of these incredible handcrafted instruments. This will also be the last day of our annual fall sale, so be sure to come in and take advantage of our absolute lowest prices of the year!

Open viewing: 11am-3pm

Presentations from Tom Bedell: 3pm-5pm

Q&A: 5pm-6pm

Learn more about Bedell Guitars HERE

2018 Fall Sale – Saturday, Nov 10 – Saturday, Nov 17
On September 1, 2018 By admin

This year’s Fall Sale will start at 10am Saturday, November 10th, on the day of our annual D’Addario Free Restring Food Drive and conclude on Saturday, November 17th, with a special presentation from Bedell Guitars featuring Tom Bedell himself!

Don’t forget to stop by and save 15% or more on nearly all of your in-store purchases. Special blowout prices will be available on select guitars, amps, drums, and more! Spread the word, tell your friends, and bring the whole family down for amazing savings.