Performing on 6-string, 12-string, slide guitar or Acoustic Hawaiian Lap Slide, Gerhard captivates his audiences with virtuosity, generosity and sly humor. Known for his gorgeous tone and compositional depth, Gerhard can move a listener with a single note. Scott Alalrik of the Boston Globe said it best when he wrote ‘Gerhard does not write instrumentals. He writes songs only a guitar can sing. Gerhard’s relationship with the guitar began at age 10, when he happened upon classical guitar master Andrés…Find out more »
The fabulous father and son duo, recently nominated for Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar album of the year by Na Hoku Hanohano for their album Walk in the Garden. With these great tunings they employ in this rich Hawaiian style of guitar playing you can literally feel the humidity in the air when they play. Rich and thick and beautiful. Plus with their great vocals they have been described thusly: “Like Loggins and Messina,. . . with poi” by Lanikai Hart-Tradewinds…Find out more »
Beppe Gambetta performing a concert of American Roots Music with European Passion. From his unique background as an Italian musician in love with both American roots music as well as the music of his native country, Beppe has travelled the world and even crossed the “Iron Curtain” to dazzle and charm music enthusiasts everywhere. After eleven CDs, DVDs, teaching books and collaborations with many other top-flight musicians, Gambetta is increasingly known as one of the true live master innovators of…Find out more »
Sourdough Slim rekindles the country blues, cowboy classics and popular jazz standards of pre-WWII America. Whether he's vamping the haunting refrain of a Jimmie Rodgers blue yodel or stomping out a hot novelty rave-up, the fun this cutup has on stage inevitably spills out into the audience. A well traveled veteran of stages ranging from the National Cowboy Gathering in Elko to The Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall in New York and The Prairie Home Companion, this modern day vaudevillian…Find out more »
Variety Night presents special guest singer/songwriter Michael Monagan with his great original tunes and fine group. 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, February 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 »
With their last album earning Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen a 2015 GRAMMY Nomination for Best Bluegrass Album, the eagerly anticipated Family, Friends & Heroes released March 4th to great critical acclaim. This genre stretching album provides a generous glimpse into Solivan’s work that pays homage to his family members and features the pristine playing of his closest musical heroes, including Del McCoury, Rob Ickes, Jerry Douglas, Sam Bush, Ronnie McCoury, John Cowan, Mike Bub, Shawn Camp and Megan McCormick.…Find out more »
A Betty Boop for the fin-de-siecle” says the LA Weekly, Janet Klein with her band the Parlor Boys perform forgotten gems and naughty ditties from the 1910’s, 20’s and 30’s with panache, style and wit. Her Parlor Boys in the backup band behind Janet’s uke playing include members on guitar, ukulele, ragtime piano, cornet, and whistling. Her Parlor Boys are a group made up of time warped musicians. http://www.janetklein.comFind 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 »
Jim Kweskin is probably best known as a singer and bandleader. He also created one of the bedrock guitar styles of the folk revival, adapting the ragtime-blues fingerpicking of artists like Blind Boy Fuller to the more complex chords of pop and jazz. He has maintained a remarkably consistent musical vision since his jug band days, continuing to explore traditional folk and blues with the sophisticated sensibility of a jazz musician and jazz with the communal simplicity of a folk…Find out more »
Variety Night presents special guest Ed Munter and his great originals performed with guitar and harmonica, 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, March 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 »
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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.