2591 Main St,
Soquel, CA 95073







 

 

Uncovering great, overlooked songs, in exquisite three-part harmony

Thurs. July 18 at 7:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door seated <21 w/parent

Backyard Birds performs its fresh blend of vocal harmonies in a wide range of music, from Americana, rock and roll, country and soul to jazz standards and surprising songs you'll be singing all the way home. Linda Baker (vocals and electric guitar), Jean Catino (vocals and ukulele), June Coha (vocals and ukulele), Larry Prather (bass) and Linc Russin (mandolin) formed in Santa Cruz in 2017, and have performed at Michael's on Main, Chaminade Resort and Spa, Davenport Roadhouse, The Food Lounge, and Bocci's Cellar, among other venues. The three women's close-knit harmonies and the band's acoustic stylings have drawn comparisons to Rosanne Cash and the T Sisters, and their discerning selection of diverse and eclectic material is unique. Their shows include songs by Richard Thompson, Anna McGarrigle, First Aid Kit, the Louvin Brothers, Imelda May, the Zombies, and the Beatles.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.backyardbirdsband.com



Rock ‘n Blues with Strings Attached

July. 19 at 5pm
  NO COVER
www.facebook.com/cheryljoeandtheshadyrest/


 

The music of JGB plus DDST with Lebo (of ALO), Roger (of Moonalice), Jason (of Phil Lesh)

Fri. July 19 at 8pm
$12 adv. /$15 door Dance – ages 21 +

Jerry's Middle Finger (JMF): a Los Angeles based band, has taken many forms over the last many years, but has settled sweetly into mastering their true calling --performing and celebrating the music of The Jerry Garcia Band (JGB). With some of the strongest players and vocalists in California's jam band community on their roster, they have been playing consistently to large audiences and getting rave reviews. Lead vocalist and guitarist Garrett Deloian has toured the world on the blues circuit, but in JMF he is allowed to truly shine and explore his passion for the work of Jerry Garcia. His guitar tone has been hailed by many of his musical peers, along with Jerry fans around the country, as one of the best “Jerry tones” out there. The energy Garrett brings to the stage is truly unique in the post-Jerry scene. Members of JMF have played with Stu Allen, Oingo Boingo, Mother Jones, Sugar Mountain, Grampa' Grass and more. This JMF line-up has been thrilling audiences with their authentic and passionate tribute to the music of the Jerry Garcia Band, keeping alive a concert experience that fans hope will last forever.

Doobie Decibel System Trio  (DDS) features Jason Crosby, Roger McNamee, and Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz. The three seasoned musicians can be seen touring the country with various projects - Jason Crosby with Phil Lesh, Jenny Lewis, and Jimmy Herring; Roger McNamee with Moonalice: and Lebo with ALO, Jack Johnson, and Steve Kimock. Together the trio is a mighty force! On any given night, Doobie Decibel System play their original songs, such as “Wrong Side of The Road” by Crosby, “Couple of Puffs” by McNamee, or “Carry On” by Lebo and dip into the rock ‘n' roll archives, playing a variety of classics from The Beatles, Pink Floyd, and The Grateful Dead. The trio's distinctive style is heard in every song while they continue to surprise the audience with their improvisations and unique arrangements.

Artist sites and sounds: http://jerrysmiddlefinger.com and www.ddsband.com  and https://www.facebook.com/events/275998486688311/


 

 

A hip, fun blend of reggae, Latin, hip-hop, funk, and rock that is uniquely Santa Cruz

Sat. July 20 at 8pm
10 adv./$10 door Dance– ages 21 +

EXTRA LARGE:  from Santa Cruz, California, is a hip, fun blend of reggae, Latin, hip-hop, funk, and rock that is uniquely Santa Cruz. One can't help but to be captured by their relentless positive and high-energy spirit. They win over even the toughest of crowds and first timers to the Extra Large experience. Extra Large's upbeat and positive music is infectious and leaves the crowd happy and wanting more.

Artist sites and sounds:   www.extra-large.net



  

Dance to Grateful Dead tunes with Matt Hartle and Friends

Sun. July 21 at 5:30pm 
NO COVER
www.facebook.com/GratefulSundays/  









Fresh on the scene and hottest thing in 2019, the new west coast surf reggae band straight out of the San Lorenzo Valley. With Henry Torrez on Drums, Mark Knerr on Bass, Caleb Riley on keys and vocals, and Lennon Koshlaychuk on Guitar and Lead Vocals.

Tue July 23 at 7:30pm
  NO COVER   Dance <18 w/parent
www.instagram.com/lennon.mark.henry_ragingstone/


 

 

Songwriters in the Round — Singing' Stories, Sass and Songs

Wed. July 24 at 7:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door seated <21 w/parent

Karla Hutton is a songwriter that writes tales from her heart, capturing both life's dark and light sides. Drawing from many of her own personal experiences, Karla strips life down to its essence through thought provoking songs of fear, hope, loss and love so they can be looked at through our own lens of hypocrisy and truth. Her unique, acoustic fingerpicking style helps reveal the bones of each song, which are sung with intimacy and passion. Her hope is that her music will spark a truth in the listener that is healing and familiar. She believes that's where the magic and the power of story-telling comes alive. 

Laura February Strange composes songs pretty much equally with either her heart on sleeve or her tongue planted enthusiastically in cheek and sometimes both. Always heartfelt and often whimsical, her Americana and folk songs tend towards reality seen through a warped prism. She plays in local singing duo Madrigal and Strange.  

Janean Christine Mariani writes and sings stripped-down bare-bones Americana songs of life, love, loss, and every now and again a touch of sass and blues. Her live performances are raw, loose, vulnerable and real. No matter the size of the audience or venue, her intimate style makes folks feel at home, as though she's singing to them in the comfort of their living room or gathered 'round a kitchen table.

Patti Maxine: is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and steel guitar legend.  The Sweetheart Of Steel will bring her magic to this special evening, backing this talented lineup of singer-songwriters in the round.

Artist sites and sounds:  Traci Artist sites and sounds:  
Karla https://soundcloud.com/user-533575467 and Laura www.facebook.com/watch/?v=717256378667299   and Janean https://janeanchristinemariani.com  and Patti http://PattiMaxine.com


 

 

Joint Chief ' s members bring R&B, Jazz, and Funk, all the way live, straight to you!

Thu. July 25  at 7:30pm
NO COVER  http://thejointchiefsband.com





Sing along to the Beatles with Jerry Whitney, Glenn MacPherson, Cheryl  D'Alessandro

July. 26 at 5pm
  NO COVER


 

The Nation's Longest Running Grateful Dead tribute
Fri. July 26 at 8:30pm
$15 adv./$15 door Dance– ages 21 + 

Since 1987, Los Angeles-based band CUBENSIS has carried the torch in celebration of one of America's most beloved touring bands, the Grateful Dead. CUBENSIS brings the Grateful Dead concert experience back to life. Drawing from all eras of the Dead, the band performs full sets of Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band classics that retain all the spontaneous exploratory jamming for which the bands were renown. However, the music produced is uniquely Cubensis. The group has been acclaimed for giving new life to the Grateful Dead's material, bringing in new styles, new innovations, and new jam band enthusiasts, while at the same time remaining loyal to the original music and the original fans.

Artist sites and sounds:   www.cubensis.com


 

 

 

AS SEEN ON SEASON 15 of THE VOICE

Sat. July 27 at 2pm
$10 adv./$10 door seated <21 w/parent

The Voice – A Love Story: Anthony and Emily met in Los Angeles, at the first round of call backs for Season 15 of The Voice.  They quickly became friends and spent months trading songs and singing together as they progressed through the competition leading up to multiple performances on National TV. They shared many of the same favorite current artists as well as a love for the oldies from the 60s and 70s. As songwriters, they turned their experience into songs about their relationship – now long distance but still going strong.  An evening with them will touch your heart too!

Anthony Arya: People often describe Anthony as an old soul. His original tunes appeal to all ages and you're likely to walk away humming one of his songs for days after a performance. His genre is folk/rock with an infusion of jazz and blues. His roots as a jazz guitarist shape the melodies combined with his broad musical influences spanning from swing of the twenties to the bluesy rock of the sixties. His voice – a unique tone with a natural rasp – makes for captivating performances. He plays his original tunes in a variety of venues all around the Bay Area in Santa Cruz and San Francisco. He released his debut full-length album, Going To California in Jan 2018.  His songs are frequently played on KPIG radio.

Emily Hough: Emily's style is Indie folk/alternative. Her rich, sweet tone and gentle vibe leaves the audience delighted every time. Her original songs are full of emotion and intrigue. She performs regularly at local fairs, festivals, and cafes in her hometown in Springfield, Illinois. This past year she has frequently come out to join local artist Anthony Arya  at multiple venues in the Bay Area and together, they have a growing repertoire of amazing duets. Emily's EP, Glass is available now.

Artist sites and sounds: www.anthonyarya.com and www.facebook.com/EmilyHoughMusic and Live CD recorded at Michael' on Main at www.anthonyarya.com/anthony-arya-emily-hough

Artist sites and sounds: www.anthonyarya.com and www.facebook.com/EmilyHoughMusic


 

 

Reggae Santa Cruz Style--influenced by our local surf rock scene, classic rock & reggae music

Sat. July 27 at 9pm
$10 adv. /$10 door Dance – ages 21 +

Soulwise: Cousins Sean (Vocals/Guitar) and Kevin Eichhorn (Vocals/Keys) began jamming in local garages at age 10. Music was deeply rooted in their family and the thought of forming a group was inevitable. Influenced by the surf rock scene of Santa Cruz, classic rock, and reggae music, they began to compose their own original music at an early age. In 2014, while both training for professional baseball, Kevin and good friend Adrian Jerome DeMar (Bass) would reconnect and the band began solidifying a path of music. The group fuses together steady and mesmerizing reggae grooves alongside flares of heavy rock and shredding lead guitar. Soulwise features a deep rhythm section of bass, drums, keys, guitar and horns. Lyrically, the songs of Soulwise are born from life experiences, inspirations, and good times that provide listeners with a dynamic mood. In 2015 the group released their first EP "Talkin' Bout Love" that debuted at #12 on iTunes reggae releases and their recent first full length album "Good Day" debuted at #3 on iTunes reggae charts in December 2017. They have played in numerous festivals; Santa Cruz Music Festival, CruzFest, Ink at the Bay, Redwood Mountain Faire, as well as played up and down the California coast. They have also supported Jamaican greats Don Carlos, Warrior King, Jo Mersa Marley, and have shared the stage with Josh Heinrichs and Skillinjah.

Wildflower & The Bees  offer a groovy, psychedelic, funky, soft rock and sometimes reggae sound.

Artist sites and sounds: https://soulwisemusic.com


 

 

2pm Matinee

Mississippi-bred singer/guitarist brings an ahead-of-the-curve take on classic country

Sun. July 28 at 2pm
$12 adv./$15 door seated <21 w/parent

PRESENTED WITH SNAZZY PRODUCTIONS

Jason Eady who knock ‘em out at the Rio Theater opening solo for Paul Thorne will be playing two solo sets this afternoon.  On his last two albums, Jason Eady earned major acclaim for his ahead-of-the-curve take on classic country, a bold departure from his earlier excursions into blues-infused Americana. Now with his sixth album, the Mississippi-bred singer/guitarist merges his distinct sensibilities into a stripped-down, roots-oriented sound that starkly showcases the gritty elegance of his songwriting. The follow-up to 2014's critically praised Daylight/Dark—an album that “belongs on a shelf next to Dwight Yoakam's Buenos Noches from a Lonely Room, Joe Ely's Letter to Laredo, and yes, even Willie Nelson's Phases and Stages,” according to AllMusic—Eady's latest finds the Fort Worth, Texas-based artist again teaming up with producer Kevin Welch. Now longtime collaborators (with their past efforts including 2012's AM Country Heaven, a top 40 debut on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart), Eady and Welch worked closely in crafting the album's acoustic-driven yet lushly textured aesthetic. “At the beginning I told everyone I wanted to make a record where, if the power went out, we could still sit down and play all the songs the exact same way,” says Eady, who points out that steel guitar is the only electric instrument featured on the album. Despite its subtle approach, the album radiates a warm vitality that's got much to do with Eady's gift for nuanced yet unaffected slice-of-life storytelling.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.jasoneady.com


 

 

Hawaiian Slack Key Master Guitarist & Four-time Grammy-winner

Mon. July 29 at 7:30pm
$17 adv./$20 door seated <21 w/parent

HAWAIIAN DINNER SPECIAL:   Kalua Pork with Pineapple Rice $19 or Grilled Island Vegetables with Pineapple Rice $15.  Comes with Sweet & Sour Sauce

“Kahumoku was an affable raconteur---mixed with passionate renderings of material--”   –LA Times.

 Four-time Grammy-winner, master slack key guitarist George Kahumoku Jr., known as “Hawai‘i's Renaissance Man”, is also a multiple Na Hoku Hanohano (Hawaiian Grammy) Award winner, most recently in 2017. He is also a vocalist, storyteller, songwriter & author, world-traveling performer, as well as a teacher, artist and sculptor, farmer, and Hawaiian chef. He is the producer and star of the long-running, weekly Slack Key Show® on Maui, which features the best of Hawaiian slack key and other music artists, now in its second decade.

Artist sites and sounds:  http://kahumoku.com and video at Ku'u Hoa


 

 

 

Wed. July 31 at 7:30pm
$10 adv/$10 door seated <21 w/parent

Janet Croteau hosts another unforgettable evening of “Women Who Folking Rock” at Michael's on Main. Local women light up the stage with their unique and original music. This evening promises to delight and entertain and is always a crowd pleasing, open hearted and community minded event. Don't miss this one. 

Angela Blessing  brings an open heart, graceful presence and soulful melodies to her captivating and transcendent music. Part songstress, jewelry designer and gourmet chef, Angela's ambiance and intoxicating energy is always intact and abundant. 

Janet Croteau  is a Santa Cruz, CA based songwriter, comedian, spoken word artist and psychotherapist. Her music is infused with her quirky and effervescent spirit.Janet finds inspiration for her folk/Americana style songwriting from the beauty and madness of the world. She brings an authentic and humorous presence to the stage and believes that if you stop being who you are that the real people will never find you. Janet recently released her first album, “Wild Heart.”  

Emily Lewis  is a singer/songwriter/producer and truth seeker living in the foothills of the Santa Cruz mountains. He first self-titled album, Sweet Medicine, was co-written and released with Naia Graham in 2017. Sweet Medicine was a collaborative project dedicated to bringing deeper awareness of medicine music to the community. 

Christie McCarthy  is an award winning singer-songwriter whose gripping lyrics and catchy melodies are delivered by a “striking, honey-whisky voice”.  Earlier in her career she moved to Athens, GA where she was signed to an independent record label and toured the southeast with her country-rock band. When Christie returned to California, she recorded her second record, Everyday Real, and started touring and recording with the San Francisco-based folk-rock trio, She's Out There, featuring Susan Z and Liz Pisco –often referred to by fans as the female CSN. Christie has released five original CDs and a jazz album of holiday classics, and performed for hundreds of audiences at diverse venues across the country, including Ryman Auditorium (the original Grand Ole Opry). Several of her songs are featured on compilations, and in movies and TV. Christie resides in Santa Cruz, CA where she spends her time writing, performing and working to fight climate change.

Artist sites and sounds: www.reverbnation.com/JanetCroteau  and   www.angelablessing.com  and www.emilymaylewis.com  and www.christiemccarthy.com


 

 

Dance to a broad selection of songs spanning Jerry's career with the Dead, Old and In The Way & more

Thu. Aug. 1 at 7:30pm
 $12 adv./$15 door  Dance – ages 21 +

Dave Holodiloff is bringing the bluegrass band to Michael's on Main for his 10th Annual Jerry Garcia Bluegrass Birthday Bash Tribute Concert. The evening will feature a broad and danceable selection of songs (and acoustic jams) spanning Jerry Garcia's career with "The Grateful Dead", "Old and In The Way", and more. Get ready to ride that train with "Casey Jones" all the way to Bluegrass country! Driven by Dave's high-energy mandolin and accompanied by a smoking hot string band, this annual tradition is sure to delight both "dead-icated" fans of Jerry Garcia and lovers of quality acoustic entertainment. Don't miss this once-a-year magical night of festive celebration and Bluegrass tribute to one of the greatest musicians of all time! The band will be rocking the night away with two great sets, so get ready to party. Dave Holodiloff's "Grateful Dead Bluegrass Tribute" album will be available at the show. The CD features inventive arrangements of Grateful Dead favorites like "Friend Of The Devil" and "Scarlet Begonias" interspersed with original improvisations and even an acoustic Old-Timey psychedelic space jam on the more obscure "Mountains of the Moon".  Dave Holodiloff is a mandolin player, vocalist, composer, and band leader known for his inventive arrangements, expressive musicianship and inspired partnerships with amazing musicians.

Artist sites and sounds:  http://daveholodiloff.com





Come see this amazing duo on Guitar, Harmonica, and vocals perform blues, rock, jazz, folk, bluegrass, and gypsy numbers

Aug. 2 at 5pm
  NO COVER

https://harpinjonny.com


 

 

 

The songs of Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Who, Cream, Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, The Doors

Fri. Aug. 2 at 8:30pm
 $10 adv./$12 door  Dance – ages 21 +

Locomotive Breath is a classic rock cover band: a tribute to an era 1967-1976 focusing on 7 Iconic bands of that period; Jethro Tull, Pink Floyd, The Who, Cream, The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, and The Doors. Locomotive Breath is led by local bassist Daniel Vee Lewis and joined by lead vocalist Ryder Webb, guitarist Del Smith Penny, guitarist Ted Welty, drummer Rob Ouse, and saxophonist / Flutist, Terrel Eaton.

Artist sites and sounds:  http://locomotivebreath.us


 

Recreating the Golden Age of the Rolling Stones and beyond live in concert

Fri. Aug. 3 at 8:30pm
 $15 adv./$15 door  Dance – ages 21 +

The Beggar Kings are a band formed in 2015 by the production personnel who produce the White Album Ensemble, a 15-year local success story of hundreds of concerts, to recreate the "Golden Age" of Rolling Stones albums from 1968 to 1973.  Included are these epic records:  Beggar's Banquet, Sticky Fingers, Let It Bleed, and Exile on Main Street brought to you by a crack group of musicians who've played with Doobie Bros, White Album Ensemble, Tommy Castro, Sista Monica, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Persephone's Bees and many more. Dale Ockerman (Keys / Guitars/ Harp), Bob Wider (Bass), David Tucker (Drums), Kevin Krilanovich (Vocals), Tom Ayres (Guitars), Caleb Larsen (Guitars), and Connie Troupe and Taylor Krilanovich are the "Nasty Habits" choir. 

Artist sites and sounds: www.facebook.com/Beggar-Kings-672508919521606/  and FB event link www.facebook.com/events/201857454072954/


  

Dance to Grateful Dead tunes with Matt Hartle and Friends

Sun. August 4 at 5:30pm 
NO COVER
www.facebook.com/GratefulSundays/  









 

 

 

George's Beatles hits and chestnuts from his solo career & The Traveling Wiburys

Tue. Aug. 6 at 7:30pm
$12 adv./$15 door seated <21 w/parent

Direct from England, Nick Bold's “George!” is a spirited performance that is as close to what it was like to be at an actual George Harrison concert as you could ever imagine. Manchester's Nick Bold made his first mark on the music business in the 1980s as a founding member, lead guitarist and principal songwriter for the British rock band, Virginia Wolf. With “George!” he is taking his passion for the quiet Beatle to a new level. The performance is a tour de force that brings audiences to their feet with joy as Bold embodies the essence of Harrison with his virtuoso guitar playing and spot-on vocals. It's all there, George's biggest Beatles hits and all of his wonderful post-breakup solo material, including music from his 1980's supergroup, The Traveling Wilburys.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.facebook.com/georgetheconcert/


 

 

 

“Stunning”
– Rolling Stone C
ountry

Wed. Aug. 7 at 7:30pm
$17 adv./$20 door  seated <21 w/parent

PRESENTED WITH SNAZZY PRODUCTIONS

There's a bittersweet beauty to the passing of time -- the changes it brings are just as often heartbreaking as they are heartwarming. The tension that arises from that sway is Gretchen Peters' most trusted muse. “The years go by like days. Sometimes the days go by like years. And I don't know which one I hate the most,” she sings in “Arguing with Ghosts,” the hauntingly wistful opening cut on her new album, Dancing with the Beast . Between the melody and the melancholy, the song sets the tone for all that is to come after and lifts the album over the high artistic bar set by her last outing, 2015's award-winning Blackbirds. Written with Matraca Berg and Ben Glover, “Arguing with Ghosts” began, as so many songs do, with one small grain of inspiration. “I think we were initially talking about how Nashville is changing, and Matraca said, 'I get lost in my hometown,'” Peters recalls. “And we went from there. Of course, it took on much more meaning, but I think that our starting point was just that sense of disorientation.” Whether a single sentence or a simple setting, once planted, even the tiniest seed can grow into a vision unto itself. Strung together and populated with strong and broken female heroines, those vignettes make up Dancing with the Beast and, indeed, Peters' entire discography. “The pictures and the details come first, and I think that's kind of necessary because they're sort of like little bombs of emotion,” she says. “It's like when you pull out a Polaroid that you haven't seen in 25 years, and your heart just kind of explodes because it brings back a whole world.”

Artist sites and sounds:  www.gretchenpeters.com


 

 

All-Star Tribute to Little Feat The nation's most recognized all-star collaboration celebrating 50 years of Little Feat music

Thu. Aug. 8 at 8pm
$10 adv./$10 door Dance– ages 21 + 

Check out the All-Star pedigree of the members of FeatPrints.  FeatPrints is nation's most recognized all-star tribute to the wildly eclectic Little Feat. The Rolling Stones, and Eric Clapton, and Robert Plant have called Little Feat their favorite band. FeatPrints features Loralee Christensen on vocals (Narada Michael Walden), Beth Reynolds vocals (Shana Morrison), Derrick "D'Mar" Martin drums (Little Richard), Marke “Jellyroll” Burgsthaler slide guitar/vocals (Gregg Allman), Paul Olguin bass/vocals (Mazzy Star), Mike Emerson keys (Tommy Castro), Vince Caminiti guitar (Souled Out). Come join FeatPrints as we pay tribute to 50 years of American music history with the music of Little Feat. Throughout the 70's and into the 80's, 90's and into the new millennium, Little Feat pushed the envelope of accepted styles blending rocks, blues, cajun, country and fusion into a tasty gumbo. Their hits like “Dixie Chicken”, “Willin”, “Oh Atlanta” and “Let It Roll” just begin to scratch the surface on what they could do live.

Artist sites and sounds:  https://featprints.com





Hot Jazz Dance Swing with Jen Karno (vocals), Richard Cowan (vocals, guitar), Jerry Whitney (bass and vocals), and Dave Prentice (drums).

Aug . 9 at 5pm
  NO COVER



 

Celebrating the music and life of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead

Fri. Aug. 9 at 8:30pm
$15 adv./$15 door  Dance – ages 21 +

THREE BIG SETS: 1 ACOUSTIC AND 2 ELECTRIC          

The San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California are replete with super musicians playing in Grateful Dead tribute bands.  These musicians are traveling and coming together on Michael's on Main stage on August 9 to celebrate his musical legacy.  Jerry left us on August 9, 1995.  The musicians will rotate in various formations to present a non-stop evening of musical magic.  This all-star cast includes members of Slugs & Roses, The China Cats, Front Street, Mars Hotel, Cryptical, Live Dead, Play Live Dead, Workingman's Ed, The Dead Guise, Totally Dead, Aardvark, Dedicated Maniacs, and more ! 


Artist sites and sounds: https://www.facebook.com/events/337666340488234/




 

2pm Matinee
Benefit For The Compassionate Friends Of Santa Cruz, Along With Organ & Tissue Donor Awareness, Provided By Donor Network West

Sat. Aug. 10 at 2pm
$10 adv. / $10 door dance <21 w/parent  

DONOR NETWORK WEST saves and heals lives through organ and tissue donation for transplantation. We honor and respect the donors and families we serve with compassionate care, and inspire our communities to donate life.

Gary Blackburn: Local celebrated singer-songwriter, Gary Blackburn, brings together his smooth vocals and stylized guitar picking to form his own personal sound in the Country, Rock, Blues genre for his annual benefit for The Compassionate Friends Of Santa Cruz. Gary's original tunes reflect his own style, blending old school with contemporary along with an intimate, and emotional stage presence. Gary will weave a memorable musical performance for his audience, connecting with songs that tell of love, forgiveness, and the paths that we choose. Along with his originals, Gary blends in cool selected covers from a wide variety of musical artist and genres. Gary will give his all in his performance of heart felt love songs to uplifting rock tunes. Gary will also be selling his CD, "Streak Of Gray", produced by Keith Greeninger. You can hear Gary's song, "Carolina", on KPIG 107.5FM. All CD sales to be donated to The Compassionate Friends.

The Compassionate Friends Mission: When a child dies, at any age, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or a daughter, a brother or a sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.

Artist sites and sounds:  https://garyblackburnmusic.com and Compassionate Friends http://www.tcfsantacruz.com


 

 

A Tributes to Santana, Jimi Hendrix Janis Joplin take you back to Woodstock

Sat. Aug. 10 at 8pm
$10 adv./$10 door Dance – Ages 21+

ZEBOP!:  Taking their name from a classic Santana album of the same name, ZEBOP! consists of seven energetic and talented Bay Area Musicians who take great pride in performing the music of Santana with passion and dedication. ZEBOP! has gained the attention of Santana fans throughout California as evidenced by having been voted the Best Tribute Band in Northern California in the KFOX Last Band Standing Contest.

Liquid Sky  is the San Francisco Bay Areas premier Jimi Hendrix tribute band. This tribute was formed out of the love and passion of Jimi's music. This tribute have dedicated themselves to carrying on his legacy ,not only for guitar enthusiasts but for everyone to appreciate his well crafted song writing. Liquid Sky does all the hits and a lot of the deeper cuts. The show is extremely guitar driven and will not disappoint. Piece of My Heart  is a tribute to the music of Janis Joplin. Be taken on a psychedelic journey back to the sixties to a time of peace, love and rock and roll.

Piece of My Heart  is a tribute to the music of Janis Joplin. Be taken on a psychedelic journey back to the sixties to a time of peace, love and rock and roll. Piece of my Heart features San Francisco native Gayle Sutherland as Janis Joplin. Gayle was born in the Haight Ashbury and has been performing all over the Bay Area for decades. Her voice and presence are big enough to fill an arena. Gayle is backed by veteran musicians Fred Mabunga (Guitar), Mike Holland (Bass) and Brad Torres (Drums).

Artist sites and sounds:   http://www.zeboptributetosantana.com  and  www.facebook.com/liquidskytributeband/  and  https://pieceofmyheartrocks.com


 

 

Of The Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band, Country Joe McDonald Band, and Musical Director of The Pickle Family Circus

Wed. Aug. 14 at 7:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door seated <21 w/parent

Phil Marsh has been a fixture in Bay Area music for almost 50 years.  Songwriter, singer, guitarist, kazoo player, and bandleader, he was the original music director of the Pickle Family Circus and Circus Flora of St. Louis, singer/guitarist in The Cleanliness and Godliness Skiffle Band (Vanguard Records), bandleader and guitar playing singer for Country Joe McDonald, and an organizer and driving force for the notorious Masked Marauders rock super star spoof on Warner Bros. A longtime Berkeley and Santa Cruz resident, Phil is featured on the Folkways collection "Berkeley Farms" (rumors that he is dead are as yet unfounded.) With Phil Greenberg, he was half of the imaginatively named country duo, Phil and Phil in the 60's, and was a charter member of The Honey Baked Hams, legendary Paris street singing group in 1963 and 64.  His tenure with Berkeley's East Bay Sharks rabble rousing street opera group should not go unmentioned.  Phil has lived for 30 years in New York City where he has been singing, writing songs, performing, and providing soundtracks for documentaries.  Lap steel guitar great Patti Maxine and bassist, singer extraordinaire Terry Shields join Phil.

Artist sites and sounds: www.chickenonaunicycle.com/Cleanliness%20and%20Godliness.htm and https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/cleanliness-godliness-skiffle/id331693318


 

 

 

Lush blend of extraordinary instruments and heartwarming Celtic, Nordic and American folk music

Thu. Aug. 15 at 7:30pm
$16 adv./$18 door seated <21 w/parent

Celtic society members receive $2 discount on the above prices by way of rebate at the door

PRESENTED BY THE CELTIC SOCIETY OF THE MONTEREY BAY

The New World String Project is John Weed (fiddle), Aryeh Frankfurter (nyckelharpa, harp), Lisa Lynn (cittern, harp), and Stuart Mason (guitar, bouzouki). The new quartet presents a lush blend of extraordinary instruments and heartwarming music in the Celtic, Nordic and American folk traditions. Science tells us that cross pollination can result in hybrid vigor and transcend the sum of its parts. Likewise, the vibrant West Coast traditional music community has given birth to the New World String Project. These four highly skilled and well - known multi-instrumentalists -- two veteran duo acts -- recently joined forces to create an exciting weave of traditional world music. Ancient and modern sounds mingle freely on Swedish nyckelharpa, Celtic harp, fiddle, guitar, cittern, bouzouki, and more. Singing is also a part of the show, with Stuart Mason sharing his unique arrangements of ballads as old as the hills where he was born. Fiddler John Weed is a classically-trained violinist who has spent the last 25 years immersed in traditional Irish fiddle styles.  John Weed and guitarist Stuart Mason also play together in the long-running Celtic band Molly's Revenge. Celtic harp master Lisa Lynne, gained international renown via recordings and tours with the label Windham Hill

Artist sites and sounds:  https://newworldstringproject.com





Stormin' Norman Louis, Jojo Fox and Ken Kraft play a Great Acoustic Blend & Vocal Harmonies, Fun Tunes!

Aug. 16 at 5pm
  NO COVER


 

Amazing group of renown psychedelic cowboys

Fri. Aug. 16 at 8:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door Dance – ages 21 +

Jerry Brown and Friends feature Jim Lewin, Steve Sofranco, Bill Laymon, and John Hanrahan. This will be a true Santa Cruz dance party with an amazing group of veteran psychedelic cowboys jammin' your favorite versions of Jerry Garcia, Grateful Dead songs, roots rocking Americana and much more. Come enjoy that good ol' cosmic twang! Bring your dancin' shoes!

Artist sites and sounds: www.facebook.com/events/2316583758669333/?active_tab=about


 

A Beatles Tribute as Nature Intended
Sat. Aug. 17 at 8:30pm
$20 adv./$20 door Dance – ages 21 +

Audiences and critics alike absolutely love The Sun Kings' energy and spot on recreation of The Beatles' music. The Sun Kings are considered one of the premier Beatles tribute acts in the country. Packing theatres and selling out shows along the West Coast and beyond, The Sun Kings continue to amaze their fans and win over skeptics, with their uncanny channeling and respect for the music they perform. With a repertoire of over 150 songs, The Sun Kings shine in concert with arrangements and vocal harmonies delivered with the authenticity and vitality that recall the earliest Beatles performances. “The Sun Kings are superb! --as close to the Beatles live and in studio as possible! -- Ben Fong-Torres | Former Editor Rolling Stone Magazine “The Sun Kings are the best Beatles band I've ever heard, and that includes the original Beatlemania cast, circa 1977.” -- Scott Lettieri | KGO Radio San Francisco

Artist sites and sounds:   http://thesunkings.com


  

Dance to Grateful Dead tunes with Matt Hartle and Friends

Sun. August 18 at 5:30pm 
NO COVER
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Roots music heaven.  Acoustic stylings from KPIG Americana to Roots Classic Rock Chestnuts 

Wed. Aug. 21 at 7:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door seated <21 w/parent

Cruz Control is Vince Tuzzi (guitar/vocals and ukulele), Stan Parola (guitar/vocals/and ukulele/harmonica) and Gary “SweetPea” Cunningham on bass/vocals/ukulele.  They have evolved into one of the most sought-after bands in Santa Cruz County. A big part of the band's popularity stems from the fact that they play a diverse genre of music from John Prine to Neil Young, Guy Clark, Willie Nelson, Bob Marley, Boz Scaggs, Van Morrison, The Beatles, and The Eagles. Apart from the fact that each band member is an accomplished musician, they also have a unique vocal blend which lends itself to different kinds of music. Each member in the band has their own distinct following. Vince Tuzzi is a well-known solo artist. Stan Parola also plays in Island Breeze and Danceland. Gary Cunningham plays in the Swirly Girls.    

Artist sites and sounds: www.facebook.com/Cruz-Control-166542066831264/?ref=bookmarks


 

 

with special guests Charlie Wallace and Sharon Allen as Emmylou Harris on three songs

Thu. Aug. 22 at 7:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door seated <21 w/parent

Gram Parsons: Honky tonkin' jam band Edge of the West plays a special tribute show to their musical hero Gram Parsons. Gram Parsons was enormously influential in both country and rock music, being one of the first to blend the two to the point that they became indistinguishable from each other. His work with The Byrds, with the Flying Burrito Brothers, his solo records and classic duet singing with his young protégé Emmylou Harris have proven to be seminal and lasting influences in the evolution of Country, Rock, Alt-Country and Americana. Parsons died of a heroin overdose in 1973 at the age of 27 and was cremated by his "road mangler" Phil Kauffman in Joshua Tree National Park as per his last wishes. While not achieving mainstream stardom during his lifetime, Gram's legend his lived on to inspire millions and the echoes of his sounds are still heard today. As his friend Keith Richards wrote, "This is why we're talking about him now"

Edge of The West: Musical adventurers Edge Of The West have been steadily touring the Western US, Alaska and Hawaii since 2016, exploring the deep American outback, exciting audiences and rocking their Americana-outlaw hippie jamband blend of originals and rootsy covers. Their energetic and danceable sound appeals to a wide variety of music fans, lighting up rooms and festival grounds. The four singers and writers in the group bring a bounty of songs of their own plus a deep repertoire of covers in many genres. Their eponymous first record was released in Spring 2016 with the next one in process for release later this year. This show will also feature Santa Cruz favorite Sharon Allen on vocals and the amazing Charlie Wallace on pedal steel. Featuring known musicians who've also played with the New Riders of the Purple Sage, Todd Snider, Johnny Paycheck, Cake, David Nelson Band, Great American Taxi, Lacy J Dalton and more, Edge Of The West brings some serious cred, history, family ties and deep musical roots to the table. And they know how to show ‘em a good time. That's what they do.

Artist sites and sounds: www.edgeofthewest.band and www.facebook.com/edgeofthewestband/


 

A Rock, Reggae, and Hip Hop Fusion meets Americana Soul and Beach Folk Booty Shaking Dance

Fri. Aug 23 at 9pm
$10 adv./$10 door Dance – ages 21 +

Harbor Patrol : Harbor Patrol has a single mission - bring good vibes, dope beats, and a fun party atmosphere to the masses. Formed in 2017, Harbor Patrol consists of five veterans of the Santa Cruz music scene. For the past 15 years, the members of Harbor Patrol have been rocking the local scene in bands such as Wooster, Epicure, Fire Peach, Vendretti, and Ninth of Never. Harbor Patrol's sound fuses rock, reggae, and hip hop in a unique blend guaranteed to get your booty shaking on the dance floor. Rest assured - Harbor Patrol is on duty, keeping the musical waters of Santa Cruz safe and sound.  Cement Ship  was launched on January 1st, 2017 in Santa Cruz, California by singer/songwriter Tim Brady, just three weeks before the SS Palo Alto (the band's namesake) was torn apart by heavy storm waves. The music is inspired by the sea and it's dynamic nature. The acoustic guitar style and singing tone from Tim can fit a wide array of genres, but maintains a natural and stripped down approach for the sound. Honest and raw, sweet and smoky. It has been described as ‘Americana Soul' and ‘Beach Folk'. Less then two years after playing it's first show, Cement Ship won 2019 NEXTies 'Band of the Year' for Event Santa Cruz, and have played shows in various states in the USA as well as shows in England.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.facebook.com/harborpatrolsc/   and  www.cement-ship.com


 

High energy, hard driving, fun-loving, old-timey, new-timey, good-timey, rockin' string band music

Sat. Aug. 24 at 8:30pm
10 adv./$10 door Dance – ages 21 +

One Grass Two Grass delivers high energy, hard driving, fun-loving, old-timey, new-timey, good-timey, rockin California string band music. One Grass Two Grass forges its own style of folk meets old-time, meets rock, meets bluegrass. Cushioned by a bed of old mountain tunes and a dash of stomping rock and roll, they bring strings to the times. One Grass Two Grass has performed at The Yonder Mountain String Band ' s Northwest String Summit outside of Portland Oregon, they've headlined San Francisco's iconic Great American Music Hall, they were a top 5 finalist for the High Sierra Music Festival Band Competition, they've performed on Lagunitas' Jam-in-the-Van, and can be seen at 2018's Hangtown Music Festival in Placerville, CA, October 25-28th hosted by Railroad Earth. 

Wild Iris is a songwriting collaboration between Kate Mullikin and Bryan Shelton from Santa Cruz, CA. Wild Iris is an acoustic mix of musical genres. Local guitarist Bryan Shelton's folksy picking style along with Kate Mullikin's evocative lyrics and smokey vocals make their duo a fresh listening experience. Formed in the Fall of 2013 at a beach-side convenience store, Wild Iris have since released their first full-length album on April 19, 2016 and are currently working on the follow up.

Artist sites and sounds: http://onegrasstwograss.com and and www.wildirissantacruz.com


  

Dance to Grateful Dead tunes with Matt Hartle and Friends

Sun. August 25 at 5:30pm 
NO COVER
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Highly acclaimed solo acoustic guitarist playing with one the world's finest bass players

Tue. Aug. 27 at 7:30pm
$15 adv. / $15 door seated <21 w/parent

Michael Gulezian (gu-LAY-ze-in) is one of the most highly acclaimed solo acoustic instrumental guitarists of our time. He is a phenomenal technical guitarist with the rare ability to transcend his own virtuosity, creating music that touches and moves people at the deepest level. He's been called the musical link between John Fahey and Michael Hedges. Artists as diverse as Michael Hedges, Willy Porter, and Henry Kaiser have claimed him as a primary musical influence; young lions such as Erik Mongrain, Andy McKee, and Trevor Gordon Hall are quick to acknowledge him as an inspiration. In concert, Michael is all warmth and humor and it is visually breathtaking to watch him perform..  If you enjoy the artistry of musicians such as Leo Kottke and Michael Hedges – guitarists who amaze us with what ten fingers and one guitar can do – then you will love Michael Gulezian.

Michael Manring is h ailed by many as the world's leading solo bassist.  While his technical skill and innovations always make an impression, it is his ability to communicate on a profound emotional level that most touches listeners. Building on the conceptions of his teacher, the late bass legend Jaco Pastorius, Michael has developed a new approach to the instrument that includes unorthodox tunings, techniques and methodologies. He has honed his skills on hundreds of recordings as a session musician and thousands of concerts throughout the world in venues including Carnegie Hall in NY, Yamaha Hall in Tokyo and Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.timbrelinemusic.com and www.manthing.com/Manthing/home.html


 

 

 

A celebration of the most enduring songs from 1973, the year deep, danceable grooves were truly embraced

Thu. Aug. 29 at 7:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door Dance – ages 21 +

1973: Where The Beat Meets The Street is a celebration of the most enduring songs from 1973, the year popular music truly embraced deep, danceable grooves, featuring music from Stevie Wonder, Led Zeppelin, The Grateful Dead, Pink Floyd, War, Elton John, Herbie Hancock, Dr John, Little Feat, Dr. John and Steely Dan.   With John Hanrahan (Matt Hartle, A Love Supreme Quartet, Heavy Traffic), Pete Sawyer (Brightshine, Seconds On End), Jordan Feinstein (Phil Lesh, Stu Allen, La Gente), Murph Murphy (Stu Allen, Poor Man's Whiskey) and many special guests.

Brightshine : Seamlessly combining Rock, Funk, Latin and Jazz influences, Brightshine has created an expansive and expressive sound that is uniquely their own.   Brightshine features Pete Sawyer's evocative lyrics and stylistically diverse compositions as well as the band's fluidly expressive improvisations.  Their debut album Shadows In The Sky was recorded live with minimal overdubs and is a document of the musical prowess and tone poetry of the musicians as well as the telepathic interaction the band built with one another during the arrangement and recording process. Brightshine features  Jordan Feinstein (Phil Lesh, La Gente, Stu Allen), Murph Murphy (Poor Man's Whiskey, Stu Allen), Pete Sawyer (Seconds On End, Echo Street) and Maria Caycedo (Verismo Opera Company) with special guest John Hanrahan (Love Supreme Quartet, Matt Hartle) on drums.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.brightshinemusic.com





Brett Mechanic, Rich Cowan, Matt Wolf and Jerry Whitney bring you rip roaring classic blues

Aug. 30 at 5pm
  NO COVER


 

 

 

Collison of Brazilian Samba, Rock, Soul, and Funk featuring members of Samba Da

Fri. Aug. 30 at 8:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door Dance – ages 21 +

Papiba and Friends features three visionary and unconventional musicians with a long history of living and performing in Santa Cruz.“  A collision of rock, soul, funk and samba with members hailing from Brazil, Minnesota and Brooklyn, this group takes current world music and stirs it up to create a refreshing new sound.

Artist sites and sounds:  https://papibaandfriends.wordpress.com

and www.facebook.com/Papiba-Friends-1887544938237956/


 

 

 

Sat. Aug. 31 at 8:30pm
$15 adv./$15 door Dance – ages 21 +

China Cats: Performing for nearly a decade and nearly 200 shows, China Cats continues the musical tradition of the Grateful Dead while throwing a new kind of gasoline on th e fire. On any given night the band will play songs from throughout the Dead's 30-year repertoire. Their joy and enthusiasm for making music together is so contagious that the band has featured guest appearances from Grateful Dead alum, including original member Donna Jean Godchaux-MacKay. Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band has sporadically joined the band since 2013. China Cats performs throughout California including a recent series at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, which belongs to Dead bassist Phil Lesh. Each performance is a new, communal journey. Band members seek out a unique style and sound while paying homage to the spirit of the Dead. “On these tunes, there are certain things that are specific, and certain things that are wide open to interpretation," guitarist Matt Hartle told the San Jose Mercury News. "It's never about going back. It's always looking to the present moment that we're having. We're not playing the 1973 version of the song or the '79 or the '92 version. Every time the China Cats play a song, it's a new experience. "Matt Hartle brings experience from collaborations with Dead-family musicians including Henry Kaiser, Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident), and is a current member of Painted Mandolin with former Garcia-Grisman instrumentalist Joe Craven. Rhythm guitarist Scott Cooper has recorded with members of Little Feat, Galactic, David Nelson Band, New Riders. His debut solo CD reached #5 on the Relix jam band radio charts. Steve regularly plays keys in Stu Allen & Mars Hotel. Roger formerly played bass in David Gans & the Sycamore Slough String Band and has performed with artists such as Frank Wakefield. Michael is an in-demand drummer who is versed in New Orleans, jazz, reggae and African styles.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.thechinacats.com


 

 

 

 

John Mayall, Cream, Blind Faith, Derek & The Dominos, The Solo Years

Wed. Sept. 4 at 7:30pm
$15 adv./$15 door Dance – ages 21 +

Drew Zingg of Boz Scaggs and Steely Dan – Guitar

Stephen Krilanovich of White Album Ensemble – Guitar

Dale Ockerman of The Doobie Brothers and White Album Ensemble –Keys and Guitars

David Tucker of Maria Muldaur and Tommy Castro --Drums

Kevin Krilanovich of Beggar Kings – Vocals

Bob Wider – Bass Ace

Imagine rocking out to Eric Clapton's life in music.  The blues of John Mayall, the power of Cream, the innovative blues-rock fusion of Blind Faith, the roots-rocking heaven that is Derek & The Dominos and the multi-hits of his solo years.  Imagine the incredible song list. Imagine it being delivered by an all-star band with this pedigree.

Artist sites and sounds:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1292333264258726/and see Drew Zingg with Donald Fagan of Steely Dan and Michael McDonald www.youtube.com/watch?v=wt2zKrx0iYE


 

 

 

 

Celebrating Jerry Garcia's life and The Grateful Dead

Fri. Sept. 6 at 8:30pm
$15 adv./$15 door Dance – ages 21 +

Veterans of the Bay Area Grateful Dead musician community, performing music from the Jerry Garcia Band's late 70's era. Guitarist Matt Hartle has explored roots rock, jazz, country, and blues with many talented players (Joe Craven, Melvin Seals, Donna Jean Godchaux, China Cats among others). For his Spirit of 76, he teams up with a stellar cast of veteran Bay Area musicians, including Amy Berry on vocals, Jen Rund (the Real Sarah's) on bass, Steven Sofranko (China Cats) on keys, and Mark Corsolini (The Barrelmakers) on drums. They bring a fresh, improvisational sound to each and every performance, and their stellar vocal harmonies weave throughout the exceptional instrumentation. Spirit of ‘76 is contagiously fun, satisfaction guaranteed.

Artist sites and sounds: http://matthartlemusic.com/spirit-of-76


 

 

 

Alt-Grass & Americana Groove Music from the North Bay

Thu. Sept. 12 at 7:30pm
$10 adv./$10 door seated <21 w/parent

Rusty Stringfield: Born in San Francisco's Mission District, this high energy acoustic four piece have been spilling out of their corner pub and onto some of the finest stages in town. The Bay Area based Alt-Grass quartet features Russell Ives (Mandolin / Baritone / Erudition), Russell Simon (Double Bass / Tenor / Mischief}, Matt Lauer (Guitar / Bass / Comedy) and Ben Jacobs (Accordion / Beard).  No song is safe once Rusty Stringfield gets fired up, on the street corner or round the campfire. Take a twisted trip from traditional bluegrass to soul, reggae, and arena rock (maybe all at once). Tight harmonies, tasty instrumentals -- and a side of accordion. Prepare thyself for a foot stompin, two steppin good time. Yee-Ha!

The Overextended: The Bay Area quartet is taking the sonic bull by the horns as they explore the boundaries of acoustic/electric groove music. The band features Russell Ives (Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals), Jen Rund (Bass, Vocals), Ben Jacobs (Keyboards) and Leslie Jackson (Percussion, Mandolin, Vocals). The bands unique musical relationship is influenced by their backgrounds in traditional, folk, ethnic, pop and alternative music with roots in the west coast festival scene where they first crossed musical paths at the Strawberry Music Festival in the late 90's.  Their original compositions and tasty covers blend musical genres with enticing melodies and heart-felt vocals -- Americana/Roots music at its finest (and funnest).

Artist sites and sounds: www.rustystringfield.com and www.facebook.com/The-Overextended-245588329449360/


 

 

 

Grand Larson plus Eric Morrison & The Mysteries

Good Old Rock and Roll, Funk, Hip Hop, Blues, Swamp Rock, R&B, Country Dance

 Fri. Sept. 13, at 8:30
$10 adv./$10 door Dance – ages 21 +

Grand Larson: Although rooted in the tradition of good old-fashioned rock and roll, Santa Cruz based trio Grand Larson aren't afraid to beg, borrow and steal from country, funk, hip hop and everything in between. Rowan Grave's crisp drums and Duncan Shipton's funky walking bass lines provide a sparse but solid groove for the plaintive twang and rolling fingerstyle guitar of lead singer and songwriter Tyler Larson. Steeped in just enough melodic pop sensibility, punctuated by experimental guitar solos and soaring into melancholic harmonies , their sometimes whimsical, sometimes straightforward sound soothes the soul and sets the toes tapping. 

Eric Morrison & The Mysteries :  is an original Roots-Soul band out of Santa Cruz Ca. Rooted in the trajectory of a West Coast Sound, EM&M are spinning off a throwback old school jam with a little bit of blues, swamp rock, country influences and a healthy heaping of R&B.

Artist sites and sounds:  www.facebook.com/grandlarsonmusic and https://ericmorrisonandthemysteries.com


 

 

 

Spanning the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads

Wed Sept. 18 at 7:30pm
$18 adv. $20 door seated <21 w/parent

Celtic society members receive $2 discount on the above prices by way of rebate at the door

PRESENTED BY THE CELTIC SOCIETY OF THE MONTEREY BAY

The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland 's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike the rich and varied musical heritage of the Celtic people. These versatile musicians have received worldwide accolades consistently over the years for their exuberant performances and outstanding recording efforts that seemingly can't get better -- yet continue to do just that. The Tannahills have turned their acoustic excitement loose on audiences with an electrifying effect. They have that unique combination of traditional melodies, driving rhythmic accompaniment, and rich vocals that make their performances unforgettable. As the Winnipeg Free Press noted, "The Tannahill Weavers - properly harnessed - could probably power and entire city for a year on the strength of last night's concert alone. The music may be old-time Celtic, but the drive and enthusiasm are akin to straight ahead rock and roll." 

Artist sites and sounds: https://tannahillweavers.com


 

 

 

San Francisco Tribute to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

Sat. Sept. 21 at 8:30pm
$20 adv./$20 door Dance – ages 21 +

At the forefront of legendary Rock and Roll bands, you are sure to find Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. Since 2003, San Francisco based Petty Theft has been touring the western United States performing Petty's songs true to the originals and in the spirit of the Heartbreaker's live shows. Petty Theft is not about costumes and get-ups – it's all about celebrating the music of one of America's most treasured songwriter--Tom Petty.

Artist sites and sounds: www.pettytheftrocks.com








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