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Thanks for visiting the website of Bob Hamilton. Bob is a freelance musician and teacher living in Palm Springs, California. He is a master of the 6 string guitar and 5 string banjo, a patient and engaging teacher, and an adept improviser, writer, and arranger.

Bob has played thousands of songs on stage with hundreds of bands. He has international touring experience, ranging from rock/pop/soul bands in nightclubs to classical and jazz sets of solo guitar at upscale restaurants and banjo breakdowns on major bluegrass festival stages.

Bob is regularly booking and is available for single dates, tours, clinics, and recording sessions across U.S. and abroad.

Teaching is also a huge part of Bob’s musical mantra. He has a unique ability to connect with players of all levels, whether working with kids, adults, or groups, on guitar, banjo, mandolin, bass, or ukulele. Anyone willing to learn is welcome to contact Bob to talk about short and long term playing goals.

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Cowboy Songs: Bob Hamilton on Banjo with John Stanley King

John Stanley King Band Benefiting Family YMCA of the Desert, 73545 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA 92260

22nd Annual Concert Series | Benefiting Family YMCA of the Desert

The Gardens on El Paseo is excited to host the 22nd Annual Concert Series, kicking off on January 25 and ending on March 14. This series has brought together music and giving to unite the community for over two decades. Since the concerts inception, The Gardens has been able to help raise more than $1 Million for those in need.

The one-hour concerts take place on Saturday’s on the center lawn in front of Saks Fifth Avenue. Tickets can also be purchased the day of the event at 4:30 p.m., but VIP & Step Up Tickets will only be available for Pre-Purchase.

Wine begins at 4:30, lite bites at 5:15 p.m. and entertainment taking the stage at 6 p.m.

*In the event of a rain cancellation, you will be notified via email.


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