Jon Shain and FJ Ventre

Intricate fingerstyle acoustic blues guitar weaving around upright bass lines, alternatively melodic and thumping. Vocal harmonies and story songs. Modern folk-blues at its best.

Guitarist Jon Shain and bassist FJ Ventre have been playing music together since they met in high school in Massachusetts 35 years ago, but their musical collaboration has really blossomed in North Carolina where they both have made their homes. Over the years, they have recorded a long list of original folk-blues albums, been finalists at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, and have appeared alongside acts such as John Hiatt, Little Feat, John Hammond, Bill Kirchen, NRBQ, Jackson Browne, Keb’ Mo’, and Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson.

Come enjoy an evening of live music, food and drinks at Isis Music Hall. Advanced Reservations are highly recommended.

Lounge Seated – You must call the venue for reserve tickets and reservations at 828-575-2737 :

Proof of Vaccination or Negative Covid Test w/i 48 Hours :: Masks Required


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