Earl Poole Ball w/special guest Bill Hearne The Continental Club


November 6, 2021 @ 3:30 pm
No cover. Doors open at 2pm. 21+ only.

Earl Poole Ball w/special guest Bill Hearne @3:30pm – No cover. Doors open at 2pm. 21+ only.

“Mr. Honky-Tonk Piano” stirs the pot with an amazing blend of showmanship, mirth, and musical magic.
His highly recommended, energetically rockin’ show presents piano and vocal interpretations of Classic Honky-Tonk, Country Blues, Delta Rhythm Boogie, Gulf Coast Boogie-Woogie, Rockabilly and Hard Driving Country Rock.
Earl Poole Ball played piano on the first Country Rock album “Safe at Home” with Gram Parsons.  He also recorded the landmark “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” album with the Byrds.  His skill and reputation have led to major recording sessions with the following artists: Merle Haggard, Glen Campbell, Linda Ronstadt, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Buck Owens and the Buckaroos, Freddie Hart, Wynn Stewart, Rick Nelson, Marty Robbins, Marty Stuart, Mickey Gilley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash.

Bill Hearne along with his late-wife Bonnie are legends of the early Austin music scene collaborating, recording, and performing with many well-known artists such Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, Emmylou Harris, Nanci Griffith, Robert Earl Keen, Jerry Jeff Walker, Butch Hancock, Eliza Gilkyson, and Michael Martin Murphy. Bill has won numerous music-industry awards including a Lifetime Achievement Award from New Mexico Music Commission and is an inductee to the Kerrville Folk Festival Hall of Fame. The film biography, “New Mexico Rain: The Story of Bill and Bonnie Hearne” captures their extraordinary life and career.