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The Dim Lights

The Dim Lights are a Pacifica-based traditional bluegrass band featuring the family of Avram (guitar), Vicki (bass) and Dana Frankel (fiddle), accompanied by Larry Cohea (banjo) and special guest David Thiessen (mandolin).

The band has a loyal following, playing all over the Bay Area and Northern California at a variety of venues, and is often hired to perform at various California festivals. They recently released their first CD and are a high-energy bluegrass band that formed after a local plumber figured out they were bluegrass musicians and recommended them to the Pacifica Moose Lodge for a gig. Well, they got the gig, and have been performing ever since.

You’ve might've heard Vicki’s infectious laugh around a festival campground, or caught Larry and Avram up late picking or performing with other fine bands - but it’s Dana’s traditional fiddling and clear tenor that garner the compliments - she’s the star. Over 50 years separate the oldest and youngest band members, and bluegrass sure has a way of bringing the band’s three generations together. 

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Advance tickets are available at the link below. Doors open one half hour before show time. We accept cash only at the door (ATMs are nearby).

The Back Room is an all-ages, BYOB (for those 21+) space, dedicated to (mostly) acoustic music of all kinds. You are welcome to bring your own adult beverage with no additional corkage fee. If you need more information, or have any questions, please call us: #510-654-3808. Thank you for your support!

Earlier Event: August 25
Sam's Corner