Upcoming Shows

Live music concerts presented by World Records!

Buy your tickets at World Records during store hours:
Wednesday through Friday 11 AM to 5 PM,
and Saturday 10 AM to 2 PM.

In Person – 2815 ‘F’ Street Bakersfield, CA
By Phone661-325-1982

An evening with
JESSE COOK

Saturday August 20, 2022
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Widely considered one of the most influential figures in nuevo flamenco music, he incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz and many forms of world music into his work.

He is a Juno Award winner, Acoustic Guitar Player’s Choice Award silver winner in the Flamenco Category, and a three-time winner of the Canadian Smooth Jazz award for Guitarist of the Year.
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TAB BENOIT
Opening set by –
J. D. Simo
Part 108 of the No Stinkin’ Service Charge Blues Series!
Saturday September 3, 2022
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Tab Benoit is a Grammy nominated singer, songwriter and guitarist who has built a remarkable 30+ year career on the foundation of his gritty and soulful Delta swamp blues, acquiring a devoted legion of fans along the way.

Tab began to strip it down to a three-piece group, where he found more freedom as a guitarist. He was also on a mission in wanting to use his music and his energy to bring attention to Louisiana’s coastal erosion issues…

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Rosanne Cash
New Date:
Saturday February 18, 2023
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One of the country’s pre-eminent singer/songwriters, Rosanne Cash has released 15 albums of extraordinary songs that have earned four GRAMMY Awards and nominations for 11 more.

While Cash’s best-known work fell under the broad heading of “country,” there was always an intelligence in Cash’s material and a soulful tone to her vocals that set her apart from her peers, and she was never afraid of using rock and pop flavors in her arrangements.
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Rhonda Vincent and the Rage

Being Rescheduled for 2022

 

 

Famously crowned as “The New Queen of Bluegrass” by the Wall Street Journal, and the most decorated artist in that field. Vincent’s music incorporates savvy contemporary touches while drawing deeply from the authentic traditions of classic bluegrass, with a flawless band that can execute break-neck instrumentals to heart wrenching ballads.
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Sierra Hull
Opening set by –
Dead Horses

Being Rescheduled for 2022

 

 

Sierra Hull has been recognized from age 11 as a virtuoso mandolin-player, astonishing audiences and fellow-musicians alike. Now a seasoned touring musician, Hull has delivered her most inspired, accomplished, and mature recorded work to date; no small feat. Weighted Mind is a landmark achievement, not just in Sierra Hull’s career, but in the world of folk-pop, bluegrass, and acoustic music overall. With instrumentation comprised largely of mandolin, bass, and vocals, this is genre-transcending music at its best, with production by Béla Fleck and special harmony vocal guests Alison Krauss, Abigail Washburn, and Rhiannon Giddens adding to the luster.
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Sugaray Rayford
Part of the No Stinkin’ Service Charge Blues Series!
Being Rescheduled for 2022

 

 

 

Sugaray Rayford is a colossus of an entertainer with a voice so big it could knock a house down, yet at times, so tender it could “move you to tears” (UK Vibe). “A true badass marrying the funky soulfulness of classic R&B records while acknowledging contemporary sensibilities.” (Pop Matters)

So, “Sit back and listen to one of today’s best blues-soul singers. Even better, attend one of his live performances where his energy can totally galvanize an audience.” (Elmore Magazine).
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WORLD RECORDS – 2815 ‘F’ Street  Bakersfield, CA 93301
661-325-1982
Where Music Matters Most since 1982