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Barry The Fish Melton Gig

Wednesday 20 7.30pmSeptember


Dimbola Museums and Galleries

Terrace Lane
Freshwater Bay
PO40 9QE

01983 756 814

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Barry The Fish Melton Gig


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BARRY “THE FISH” MELTON & STEPHANE MISSRI will be performing at Dimbola on Wednesday 20th September, 7.30. p.m. - 10 p.m,(doors at 7pm) includes Question & Answer session with Barry Melton.

Tickets are £8 and available from Dimbola or by calling us on 756814.

“Direct from San Francisco, Americana music legend Barry Melton, original lead guitarist with Country Joe and the Fish appeared at the Monterey Festival 1967 and Woodstock Festival in 1969 where they performed in front of a record breaking crowd of 400,000, and are an integral part of the feature films "Monterey Pop" and "Woodstock", The band also appeared in many other .feature films including the neo-Western film, “Zachariah”, and Barry also wrote the soundtrack for the Roger Corman classic, “GAS-S-S”. He had brief appearances in “The Omega Man” (1971) and “More American Graffiti” (1979).

Barry was a founding member of The Dinosaurs, a San Francisco super group of '60s veterans which at various times also included founder members of Janis Joplin's band Big Brother and the Holding Company, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, Jefferson Starship, Hot Tuna,New Riders of the Purple Sage, It's a Beautiful Day, and also Robert Hunter, the lyricist and sometime performer for The Grateful Dead.”

Barry will be performing as a duo with Stephane Missri from his French Band Jamsutra.

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