Leave the ears refreshed.
Walking Rain is the name the Indians of New Mexico gave to fast summer rainstorms that sweep across the desert leaving the air and ground refreshed. The music of Coale Johnson and Bob Bruen covers the open spaces between folk, country, blues and swing. A Bluegrass/New Grass veteran, Bob plays mandolin, guitar and sings with the likes of David Grisman, Vasser Clements and Mike Marshall. Coale, a graduate of Depaul Univeristy and Berkelee School of Music, plays guitar, bass, and sings. Coale performed blues and jazz since childhood and has two jazz albums under his belt, playing with renowned musicians: George Marsh, Karl Perazzo and Benny Reitveld.
Bob Bruen is a mandolinist, composer and singer. He has been playing and teaching mandolin since 1970 after hearing David Grisman on a Grateful Dead record. Since taking up the mandolin he has performed professionally in the Bay Area in… More
Coale Johnson: American singer, songwriter and guitarist, was 14 when his musical journey started… He “borrowed” his sister’s guitar and she never really got it back! Coale started his formal studies in Chicago and then went on to Berklee School… More
Rudy Cipolla Archives
It was in the Fall of 1971 that I was introduced to the world of Rudy Cipolla. At the time I was seeking a mandolin teacher and Rudy’s name was given to me by the man from whom I bought… More
- 02/22/2018Sacred Grounds Cafe2704 Sudderth Dr, Ruidoso, NM 883457–9pm|No Cover
Coale Johnson & Bob Bruen
- 02/24/2018Walking Rain Free ConcertPerformance Space At La Tienda7-9 pm|Free
Come join us as we film and record a live concert with special guests Lisa Carmin, Caitlin Thomas, and Jon MacMillan.
- 02/25/2018Rex Warren Tribute ConcertCorrales Bistro Brewery, 4908 Corrales Road, Corrales, NM 870482–6pm|$10 Suggested Donation
Walking Rain, Frank Salazar, Chris Dracup, Back Eddy Band, and Jason Varley.