450 E. Thach Ave.
Auburn, AL 36830

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Bailey Jones
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Date: January 19th, 2024
Time: 7:30 PM until 10:00 PM

Sundilla will kick off its fourth decade of bringing music from around the country and the world to Auburn with a concert from a first-time visitor. Bluegrass trio Thunder & Rain will take the stage on Friday, January 19. 

Advance tickets are $20 and can be found at Spicer’s Music, Ross House Coffee, Foodies, and online. Admission at the door will be $25. Free coffee, tea, water, and food will be available, and the audience is invited to bring their own favorite food or beverage.


About Thunder & Rain:

Describing Thunder & Rain as “bluegrass” is selling them a bit short. When she was growing up in California, Erin Peet Lukes didn’t know anything about bluegrass or country music. She wrote her first song at age 13, and began to perform her original songs in cities like Seattle and New York City, and eventually landed in Colorado. It was there that she formed the band, and for eight years they toured the U.S., Canada, Ireland, and the UK, releasing three albums along the way. At the end of 2020, Lutes moved to Nashville and soon met Laura Ray and Amelia Ransom. They re-formed the band, with Ray on banjo, Ransom on fiddle, and Lutes leading the way with her clear, angelic voice.

With expert bluegrass-style picking, skilled dynamics, and rich three-part harmony, their show takes the listener on a journey through the band’s story-telling lyrics and singable, get-stuck-in-you-head choruses. Thunder & Rain has shared the stage with Billy Strings, the Krueger Brothers, Peter Rowan, AJ Lee, Blue Summit, and Brothers Comatose. Their song “Run With You” was selected for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Songwriter Showcase 2023.