Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum are widely regarded as being among the preeminent bluegrass and Americana artists of our time. Since forming a musical partnership in 1986, when Tom first joined Laurie’s acclaimed band, Grant Street, between them they have recorded over 20 albums and performed around the globe. These Grammy-nominated artists (for their 1995 album The Oak and the Laurel) are widely regarded as among the leading lights of modern bluegrass and are highly-prized by their peers as sidemen…Find out more »
A virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and award winning songwriter with a distinctive voice, Molly has turned the heads of even the most seasoned industry professionals. She began performing on stage when she was 11, and recorded her first album, The Old Apple Tree, at age 13. Since then, she’s appeared on A Prairie Home Companion and at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, was featured on the cover of Flatpicking Guitar Magazine, won first place in the prestigious Chris Austin Songwriting Competition at Merlefest, and,…Find out more »
"...so brilliant at times that he seems to transcend normal approaches to the guitar....Ruskin may be the smoothest technical player around. Flashy, fast, inventive and musical and that isn't easy." (GUITAR PLAYER) Rick Ruskin started playing guitar in 1962 and in just one year became a respected professional musician in his native Detroit, Michigan. In 1964, while still in Jr. High School, he was chosen to open the bill for the Reverend Gary Davis at Detroit's legendary Retort Coffee House. This…Find out more »
The blues is life itself to Bernie Pearl. A guitarist with an upbeat, finger-poppin' picking style he learned at the elbows of bluesmasters Sam 'Lightnin' Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, Mississippi Fred MacDowell, and others. Yet, Bernie Pearl is no hidebound traditionalist. As music critics and aficionados have said for years, he is a craftsman who packs his songs with melodic interpretations that are new and personal each time he picks up his vintage Martin or National. To hear him tell it,…Find out more »
Variety Night presents special guest fine singer/songwriter Frank Giffen with his great originals (some funny tunes) and covers,. Plus as always our talented sign-ups to fill out the bill. This month we will begin taking sign-ups for Variety Night on Sunday, May 7 at 1pm. Sign-ups are taken until all eight slots have been filled. Variety Night-See it or be it. Do it or review it. A fun night out.Find out more »
Michael Chapdelaine is the only guitarist ever to win First Prize in the world's top competitions in both the Classical and Fingerstyle genres; the Guitar Foundation of America International Classical Guitar Competition and the National Fingerstyle Championships at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Winfield , Kansas. From New York's Lincoln Center to the Cactus Cafe in Austin, from Milano to Bangkok, Michael continues to enchant, dazzle and surprise audiences and critics alike as he redefines the modern acoustic guitar…Find out more »
Plus on the same bill Cali Rose. Cali has been entertaining audiences over half of her life and the great standards of the American Songbook are part of her DNA -- songs by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rogers and Hart and Hammerstein. Her shows include this splendid music, along with some funky rock n' roll, tunes from the fifties and sixties, sing-a-longs, comedy, country, and her own humorous ditties. She is the whole band, by the way, accompanying herself on…Find out more »
Aileen Quinn and The Leapin’ Lizards: This high octane band really delivers with foot stomping', grooving tunes and sassy, sexy melodic vocals. Aileen Quinn is a Two time Golden Globe nominated actress best known for playing the title role in the 1982 film "Annie", directed by John Huston. Aileen, a triple threat performer, made her Broadway debut at age 8 and has continued singing, dancing and acting in Feature Films, Television, Theatre, Animation and Commercials for over 30 years. …Find out more »
Award-winning vocalist Susie Glaze, mandolinist Steve Rankin, fiddler Mark Indictor and bassist Fred Sanders are The Susie Glaze New Folk Ensemble, the newest version of the acclaimed Los Angeles-based Americana group, a lush new folk Americana fusion ensemble, presenting gorgeous eclectic blends of mountain folk and exciting new grassy and Celtic-inspired originals, all with the remarkable voice of Susie Glaze. The group has been likened to the classic British bands Pentangle and Fairport Convention in that they blend classic folk…Find out more »
Variety Night presents special guests fine singing violinist (blew us away with her versions of pieces from Phantom of the Opera) and the lunatic with topical comedy. Plus as always our talented sign-ups to fill out the bill. This month we will begin taking sign-ups for Variety Night on Sunday, June 4 at 1pm. Sign-ups are taken until all eight slots have been filled. Variety Night-See it or be it. Do it or review it. A fun night out.Find out more »
Tickets may be purchased in person at Blvd Music or by phone (310) 398-2583 using a major credit card. A $1 service charge per ticket is added on phone orders. All ticket sales are final. They are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.
Please note all shows start at 8pm and doors open at 7:30pm unless indicated otherwise. People who already have their tickets (purchased them in advance) get in first when doors open at 7:30 pm. After the people who already have their tickets are admitted any remaining tickets will go on sale.