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Astronaut joins Balsley from space for California concert

9:36 AM, May 9, 2013
Green Bay's Bob Balsley, second from left, played a gig in Monterey, Calif., last month with Canadian astronaut Chris Hanfield (on the screen) performing along live from aboard the International Space Station.
Green Bay's Bob Balsley, second from left, played a gig in Monterey, Calif., last month with Canadian astronaut Chris Hanfield (on the screen) performing along live from aboard the International Space Station.
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Green Bay guitar master Bob Balsley has gone on some pretty amazing musical journeys in his career, including a 100-day trip around the world playing gigs and teaching workshops, but even that doesn't compare with the concert he played last month in California.

"It's the damnedest thing I've ever done,'' he said. "And I've done some stuff.''

Balsley played a gig in Monterey with astronauts. Not just an astronaut on stage with him, but an astronaut playing along from space. Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield was on board the International Space Station playing guitar while Balsley was back on ...

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