EARLVILLE – The Earlville Opera House welcomes Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen at 8 p.m. Friday. The two country rock pioneers take the EOH main stage to explore the back roads of Americana music. Hillman’s excellent guitar and mandolin technique blend beautifully with the hillbilly flavors provided by Pedersen’s fiery banjo picking. This performance is generously sponsored by Stearns & Wheler, LLC and media sponsor WAER – FM.
Chris Hillman and Herb Pederson - both still youthful in their early sixties – are two quietly monumental figures of an era of American music - young guns alongside McGuinn, Crosby, J.D. Souther, Neil Young, Richie Furay, Stephen Stills, Dan Fogelberg, Timothy B. Schmit, Al Perkins and so many more. Some may remember Hillman and Pedersen from their days together in the Desert Rose Band.