Courtesy Peninsula Arts Center
LONG BEACH, Wash. — Dan Weber, a musician in the country/folk tradition, plays the Peninsula Arts Center 7 p.m. Saturday, May 12.
An ex-park ranger, Weber follows in the tradition of songwriting legends, entertaining audiences with energetic performances and telling hilarious true stories from the many roads he’s traveled.
Songs from his debut album, “Ash and Bone,” received accolades from American Songwriter Magazine and the Great American Songwriting Contest. The U.K.’s Maverick Magazine gave the album four stars.
A gifted storyteller and inspired performer, Weber won third place in the prestigious Woody Guthrie Songwriting Competition and the Silver Award in the Mid-Atlantic Song Contest in 2013. He was a 2012 finalist in the legendary Kerrville New Folk competition as well as the 2010 Dave Carter Memorial Songwriting Contest, along with garnering several other regional and national honors.
Admission is $15 at the door or online through Brown Paper Tickets, or call Bill Svendsen at 360-901-0962. Wine, beer and other refreshments will be available for purchase.
Concerts benefit the Long Beach Peninsula Acoustic Music Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization. The Peninsula Arts Center is located at 504 Pacific Ave. N., Long Beach, Wash.