An Evening with Luke Brindley & David Mansfield Duo (Live Recording!) – Tickets – Jammin Java – Vienna, VA – April 1st, 2017

An Evening with Luke Brindley & David Mansfield Duo (Live Recording!)

An Evening with Luke Brindley & David Mansfield Duo (Live Recording!)

Taylor Carson

Saturday April 01, 2017

Doors: 5:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

GA $15 | Premier $18 | Premier Plus $18

This event is all ages

• Full dinner and drink menu available

• The Premier Plus section is a raised area with great views and reserved seats and tables. There is a  dedicated server for faster service

Luke Brindley and David Mansfield Duo
Luke Brindley and David Mansfield Duo
Luke Brindley is a critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist and one of the owners of Jammin Java. David Mansfield is a Grammy-winning, world-class multi-instrumentalist who has toured with Bob Dylan, Bruce Hornsby, T-Bone Burnett, and many more. They will be performing in a duo format and the show will be recorded for a digital-only live record release!

More about Luke at

More about David Mansfield at
Luke Brindley
Luke Brindley
Check out Luke's new fingerstyle guitar record on iTunes here or direct here!

“The rambling acoustic environment of New Morning—era Dylan and the smokiness of early Townes Van Zandt…his own compelling musical voice.” – Acoustic Guitar

“Digging deep and mining for the soul…One Of The Top 12 Albums of the Year” – Paste Magazine

“Magical…an early contender for one the best albums of the year.” – The Washington Post

I’ve been obsessed with writing songs and the guitar for as long as I can remember. I married young, am an adoptive parent, and the son of a preacher man. I toured a lot for a few years and put out a few records as Luke Brindley, Brindley Brothers, and Native Run. I never quite fit into (or cared about) “the business”. I grew up in New Jersey but live outside of Washington, DC. Along with my brothers, I run Jammin Java in Vienna,VA – one of the Top 100 Clubs In The World.

The songs have a definite focus on the lyrics and hopefully offer a kind of deeper perspective. I tend to gravitate toward the larger worldview questions such as, Why are we here? What are we supposed to be doing? What does it mean to know another person? To love someone?

In 2010 I released A Hidden Wholeness.

In 2011 and 2012, I released two records with my old band, Native Run.

In 2013, I released a song every week (52 songs) with producer Chip Johnson and some talented special guests. You can download them here:

In 2014 I released The Whiskey Switch, a stripped-down folk/americana record with Taylor Swift sideman, Mike Meadows, on mandolin and banjo and DC’s Laura Tsaggaris on harmonies.

In 2015 I released Crack of Light - a fan-funded, full-band record featuring Stephen Kellogg, The Alternate Routes, Emily Hearn, Molly Parden, and more. It received airplay on SiriusXM and was featured in The Washington Post, American Songwriter, and more.

In 2016 I am releasing Invitation To Joy, an 12-song album of fingerstyle guitar instrumentals featuring special guests David Mansfield (Bob Dylan, T-Bone Burnett, Bobby McFerrin) on mandolin and fiddle, Todd Isler (Sting, Mike Gordon) on percussion, and Joe Fitzgerald (Pat Metheny, Dave Liebman) on bass.

I'm not touring at the moment so I write and record a lot. Currently, I'm recording a fingerstyle guitar record and am writing a lot with other people, raising a family, and running one of the best clubs in the country.
David Mansfield
David Mansfield
Son of classical musicians and formally trained as a violinist, David was first signed (by the legendary Mary Martin), at sixteen, to Warner Bros. Records as a member of "Quacky Duck And His Barnyard Friends", along with founding members Dan and Daegal Bennett, sons of singer Tony Bennett.

At age 18, David joined Bob Dylan's band for four years, starting with the "Rolling Thunder Revue". He recorded three albums with Dylan and appears on numerous compilations and live albums, including "Biograph" and "Bob Dylan Live 1975 The Bootleg Series Vol. 5". David appeared in the NBC special "Hard Rain", and the feature film "Renaldo and Clara".

In 1976 David was signed to Arista and released three albums (two of which he co-produced with T-Bone Burnett and Steven Soles) as a member of the critically acclaimed "Alpha Band". He later went on to work with Burnett on his solo albums and other projects, including writing the score for the feature film "Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood".

David is an award-winning film and television composer with many major credits. His score for the A&E mini-series "Broken Trail", co-written with Van Dyke Parks, was nominated for an Emmy. David's first film score was for the notorious epic "Heaven's Gate". It led to a four-film collaboration with director Michael Cimino, which resulted in a Golden Globe nomination for his score for the Oliver Stone-penned "Year Of The Dragon".

Other long-standing relationships are with the esteemed Mexican auteur Arturo Ripstein, and with Maggie Greenwald ("Ballad of Little Jo", "Songcatcher"). His score for Ripstein's "Deep Crimson (Profundo Carmesi)" won David the Golden Ocelot at the Venice film festival (Best Musical Score); this honor was repeated at the Havana Film Festival. His work with Greenwald is also highly acclaimed; on her film "Songcatcher" (a music-centric film about song collecting in the Appalachain Mountains), David not only wrote the score, but researched and supervised all of the traditional ballad singing and folk music in the film.

David has written scores in a multitude of styles for many other film directors as well, including Harold Ramis, Walter Hill, Thomas Schlamme, Frank Pierson, Robert Duvall, and Gavin O'Connor. Some of the many television directors David has worked with include Glenn Jordan, Jeff Bleckner, Tim Hunter, and Robert Allan Ackerman.

David produced the soundtrack albums for the films "Heaven's Gate", "Year of the Dragon", "The Sicilian", "Desperate Hours", "Ballad Of Little Jo", and "Broken Trail", among others. Excerpts from his scores for "Heaven's Gate" and "The Sicilian" have been performed at the Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall, respectively.

David continues to be a world-class recording and performing musician. A founding member of "Bruce Hornsby and the Range", David was awarded an RIAA platinum album and a Grammy Award for "The Way It Is", as well as as RIAA gold albums for Bob Dylan's "Desire" and "Hard Rain". He performs and records with a wide range of artists, playing a variety of instruments including electric/acoustic/classical/slide guitars, violin, viola, mandolin, mandocello, Irish bouzouki, pedal steel guitar, lap steel, banjo and Dobro/National resonator guitars.
Taylor Carson
Taylor Carson
Taylor has shared the stage with many of today’s popular acts including O.A.R., Eric Hutchinson, Kina Grannis, Stephen Kellogg, Dispatch and Pat McGee. Performing and recording music for over 15 years, Taylor Carson is a veteran. His resume boasts well over 1,000 performances, 6 full-length records released; his two most recent records in the Top 10 on the iTunes charts.

"My/our music is filled with the optimism of dreams into everyday challenges and finds, with insightful observation about the good in the world around us. Songwriting is my vehicle of choice in the relentless pursuit of identity and community. "
Venue Information:
Jammin Java
227 Maple Ave E
Vienna, VA, 22180