Tunes from the Tombs at Historic Oakland Cemetery

The day long event on June 14th featured musicians performing in and amongst Oakland’s extraordinary monuments, mausoleums and renowned gardens.   All genres of music were represented: rock, folk, Americana, jazz, classical and everything in-between. The highlight of the day was an evening performance by Shawn Mullins.

To keep spirits alive attendees sipped beer, wine hard cider and soft drinks.

To keep spirits alive attendees sipped beer,  wine,  hard cider and soft drinks.

Lady Esmere offered palm readings for those seeking enlightenment.

Lady Esmere offered palm readings for those seeking enlightenment.

From California via Nashville, Smooth Hound Smith is a name to remember.

From California via Nashville, Smooth Hound Smith is a name to remember.

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Julea and her Dear Johns put on quite a show.

The old and the new.

The old and the new.

Pete Knapp took a moment out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions for these lovely attendees.

Pete Knapp took a moment out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions for these lovely attendees.

Mudcat mixed it up a bit as the drummer assists the bass player. WOW!

Mudcat mixed it up a bit as the drummer assists the bass player. WOW!

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Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers.

Katharine Cole.

Katharine Cole channeling her inner Bonnie Raitt.

Music friends Joseph Burton, Mico Bowles and Jonny Hibbert pose for the camera.

Music friends Joseph Burton, Mico Bowles and Jonny Hibbert pose for the camera.

The event ended with a stellar performance by Shawn Mullins.

The event ended with a stellar performance by Shawn Mullins.

All proceeds benefited Historic Oakland Cemetery.  Talent booking by Pete Knapp & Company.

For more information about Historic Oakland Cemetery, visit www.oaklandcemetery.com.

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