Singer songwriter Jackson Browne announces a benefit concert at Pechanga Resort & Casino on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 8:00 PM. The benefit concert, Honoring Quiltman, will be held in the Pechanga Theater. Tickets go on sale Wednesday, January 4 at 3 PM (Pacific Time) through Ticketmaster.com.
Accompanying Jackson are longtime band mates Bob Glaub (bass), Mauricio Lewak (Drums), Val McCallum (guitar), Alethea Mills (Vocals), Chavonne Stewart (vocals) and Jeff Young (keyboards). Also performing is John Trudell’s BAD DOG with Joel Rafael.
The benefit concert, Honoring Quiltman, celebrates Quiltman Sahme, a traditional American Indian singer and drummer from Simnasho in Warm Springs, Oregon. In August of 2017, Quiltman lost his family home in the Warm Springs Reservation wildfire.
In the early 1980s, Quiltman began performing with American Indian activist, speaker and poet John Trudell. Trudell was a leader of the Occupation of Alcatraz in the late 1960s and Chairman of the American Indian Movement from 1973-79. He passed away in December 2015. Quiltman continues to sing with the original band members of John Trudell’s BAD DOG. John Trudell’s BAD DOG includes Mark Shark (guitars), Ricky Eckstein (bass & keyboards), Billy Watts (guitars), Debra Dobkin (percussion), Quiltman and his son Teewhanee Sahme (traditional vocals) along with Joel Rafael (vocals).