Farida Performs in A Tribute to Jeff Beck

Almost Famous Wine Lounge on Saturday June 22, 2024 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at Eventbrite.

21+ Bar opens one hour before showtime. Show starts at 7:30 pm.

These veteran artists from legendary rock bands are coming together on June 22nd to honor guitarist and musician Jeff Beck. Named in Rolling Stone’s top five guitarists of all time, and often labeled “the guitarists’ guitarist,” this group of master musicians are going to pull out all the stops, playing and pushing the limits of their ability and what is possible on their instrument, in tribute to the artist who so deeply inspired their playing. Current and former members of Steve Vai Band, Joe Satriani Band, Jefferson Starship, Y&T, Tower of Power and more will be hitting the stage.

Performers include: Stu Hamm (Steve Vai Band, Joe Satriani Band, solo artist), Darby Gould (former Jefferson Starship, Big Brother & the Holding Company), Jeff Tamelier (former Tower of Power, former Starship, Camp Jeff), Jude Gold (Jefferson Starship), Mike Vanderhule (Y&T), Frank Martin (Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Chris Isaak, James Taylor), Angeline Saris (former Zepparella, David Bowie Experience, Narada Michael Walden), Jimmy Wells (Journey Unauthorized, Zep Live), Daniele Gottardo (solo artist), Eric Barnett (Points North, Guitar Player Magazine Guitar Superstar competition finalist 2008, David Victor’s SF Supergroup), Danny Jones (solo artist, Guitar Player Magazine Guitar Superstar competition finalist 2009), and Farida Nelson (solo artist).

Don’t miss this tribute, live at Almost Famous Wine Lounge, an award-winning, new tasting room and venue located on Vasco Road in the heart of Livermore's wine, spirits and brewery district. Almost Famous Wine makes fifteen wines in diverse styles, and earned over 50 top industry awards since our debut in 2021.


Farida Nelson

Bassist, Multi-instrumentalist, Composer and Singer

Farida a charismatic multi-instrumentalist hails from Azerbaijan where she was the first call female bassist for a decade as chief songwriter for the #1 band, Unformal and Milk & Kisses. Farida performed at the Eurovision Finals in 2008 with Unformal and in 2010 with Milk & Kisses, a significant achievement.  Now living in the United States Farida joined the power rock trio, Thorslund performing in the San Francisco greater Bay Area in 2019 to 2021. Farida launched her Melodious Journey one-woman show in 2022 performing ten nearly sold out appearances throughout the Bay Area. 

Farida has recently launched her new jazz rock fusion trio starting with a new video of On the Beach composed by Neal Schon  and recorded live in the studio. The Farida Nelson Trio is composed of Paul Branin on guitar and saxophone with Christopher Gamper on drums and percussion. 

Farida earned her MA in Piano Performance from Baku Music Academy in Azerbaijan. Farida has a three-octave vocal range and is proficient on multiple instruments. In addition to performing, Farida teaches students privately for piano, guitar and voice. 

The Farida Nelson Trio & Farida Nelson Melodious Journey Show are available for shows, private parties and corporate events. 

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