The HillBenders present: WhoGrass!

Saturday, April 4, 2020 @ 7:00 PM
  • Museum Members receive a 10% ticket discount

Event Details

Formed in April of 2008 and still touring with the original lineup, The HillBenders took Performing Arts venues, festivals, and clubs by storm in 2015 with their critically acclaimed “Tommy: A Bluegrass Opry.” Inspired by the outpouring of support by The Who themselves and the thousands of supporting fans, The Hillbenders have recently announced a follow up project called WhoGrass!

WhoGrass! is a chronological journey of The Who’s legendary catalog through the wood and wire of bluegrass instrumentation. From the early hits all the way through The Who’s discography and even a peek into Pete Townshend’s solo career, the rolling banjo, intense

dobro percussion, and thunderous vocals will have even the biggest Who fan pumping their fist and singing along!

As a band, The HillBenders deliver a perfect mix of virtuoso musicianship and rock star vocals. They are one of the few bluegrass groups that recognize their ability to bridge the gap between the common music consumer and the bluegrass genre, selecting material that defies any hillbilly stigmas.



For seated events that take place at the Museum, the venue is divided into two seating areas: Premium and General. Premium Seating comprises the first several rows of seats for guests who wish to sit closer to the stage. General Seating completes the remaining available space. Seating capacity for the venue is limited to 150 guests.

For seated events at the Museum, the seating format is open seating (first-come, first-served) within each designated seating area unless otherwise specified. Reserved seating is available as a benefit through the Museum's Listening & Visionary Track Membership programs.

Will call check-in typically begins one hour before the start of an event. Seating begins roughly one half-hour before the event start time.

No outside food or beverage is allowed in the Concert Venue or in the Museum Galleries.

If you have any accessibility concerns or requirements, please contact our staff at (760) 304-5844 with seating requests or accommodation questions.

Most (but not all) concert events will have a brief intermission. During this time, the Museum Galleries and Gift Shop will be open for guests to visit.

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Listening to sounds at an excessive volume over prolonged periods of time can damage hearing. Though the Museum attempts to maintain control over concert volume levels, there are instances when performances can achieve high volume levels. The Museum makes hearing protection available in the form of complimentary foam ear plugs. These can be obtained at any time upon request.