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Wednesday Jul 24  7:00pm
Carlos Calvo, Maureen Toth, spc gst Young-Chhaylee
TICKETS ($17/$12)

Before Carlos Calvo launched a solo career, he fronted bands that toured with Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Willie Porter. As a solo artist, he has toured with The Bacon Brothers and Colin Hay. His most recent album, Further Down The Line, is a 12-song exposition on life and love which the Washington Times dubbed “Sheer mastery.” He injects virtuoso guitar playing into his fresh brand of ‘alternative folk’. Born and raised in Huntington Station, New York, Maureen Toth attended Boston University where she studied voice and began to develop her range. After graduating she attended theatre school in Manhattan before relocating to the west coast. In 2010 she released Shine, a ten-song album of nuanced Americana and lyric driven melodies. Cut Flowers followed in 2016 with her latest release in May of Blur, a rock-leaning co-production with Carlos Calvo and Paul Smith. We’ll also hear from special guest Young-Chhaylee.

Thursday Jul 25  7:00pm
Riner Scivally Quartet – TICKETS
($17/$12)

The Riner Scivally Quartet perform compelling arrangements of jazz standards and originals. Riner is a long-time South Pas resident and is noted for his warm tone and lyrical solos. He teaches guitar at Occidental and PCC and has worked with a variety of jazz artists including Larance Marable, Bobby Bradford, and Gary Foster. He will be joined by another South Pas legend, bassist Putter Smith (Alan Broadbent, Michael Kansan, and Jordi Rossy). Also Robert Kyle on sax (CeeLo Green, Natalie Cole, Michael McDonald, Jason Mraz, Chaka Khan), and Tim Pleasant on drums (Alan Pasqua, Anthony Wilson, John Pisano, Charlie Haden, Larry Goldings). Special guest VR Smith will sit in with the band for a few vocal numbers.

Wednesday Jul 31  7:00pm
Noah Zacharin, Amy Correia
TICKETS ($17/$12)

Noah Zacharin is a widely acclaimed guitar master, multi-genre songwriter, and dynamic performer. Born in Montreal, he splits his time between Toronto, the road, and an off-grid cabin on the Canadian Shield. Zacharin’s recordings have all garnered popular and critical praise. He has opened shows for Odetta, David Lindley, Dave Van Ronk, Jesse Winchester, Alex de Grassi, and Fairport Convention, and performed internationally in 100’s of venues from club to concert hall. Amy Correia is a mesmerizing performer whose mixture of raw power and musical honesty has been compared to Michelle Shocked and Tom Waits by New York Times music critic Jon Pareles. After two major label releases, her first independent album, “You Go Your Way,” received international raves from fans and critics alike and won the 2012 Independent Music Award for Best Folk, Singer-Songwriter album. She’ll be joined by bassist/producer Kimon Kirk.

Thursday Aug 1  7:00pm
Brett Farkas Band – TICKETS
($17/$12)

You may have caught Brett Farkas previously playing guitar for the wonderful Jaz Sawyer Trio. This time around he’ll be fronting The Brett Farkas Band. They deliver guitar driven instrumentals of standards, psychedelic 60’s pop and soul music. Brett earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Western Michigan University. He has toured and recorded with an eclectic and diverse group of artists including Solomon Burke, Lord Huron, Aimee Mann, Victor Wooten, and Rihanna. He is a guest clinician at the Detroit Institute of Music and the JMC Academy in Melbourne, Australia. In addition to releasing his own solo music, he leads a rock band called Boys School. He’ll be joined by bassist/producer, Jonathan Ahrens, and ace drummer, Matt Starr.

Wednesday Aug 7  7:00pm
Guest hosts Steve Wood & Beth Fitchet Wood w/ Richard Stekol, Tracy Newman TICKETS ($17/$12)

Steve Wood and Beth Fitchet Wood have a long trail of accomplishments in music. As members of Honk, they toured with The Beach Boys, Loggins and Messina, Chicago, and made three major label albums. They have appeared live or on recordings with Jackson Browne, Sting, George Harrison, The Moody Blues, and some guy by the name of Sir Paul McCartney. Beth formerly produced a long running weekly songwriter showcase in Laguna. Richard Stekol, also a member of Honk, has six gold and platinum records on his wall with songs recorded by Kenny Loggins, Kim Carnes, Michael McDonald, Ricky Nelson, Maria Muldaur and others. Tracy Newman is a founding member of The Groundlings Improv Theatre. She was a TV writer/producer for 16 years, starting as a staff writer on Cheers. In 1997, she won an Emmy and Peabody Award for co-writing the groundbreaking “coming out” episode of Ellen.

Thursday Aug 8  7:00pm
Charlie Rauh & Mark Goldenberg- TICKETS
($17/$12)

NYC based guitarist/composer Charlie Rauh has toured extensively in Europe as well as the US, He accumulates inspiration from the folk music of the places he visits. In early 2017, he signed with Destiny Records to release Viriditas. Recorded in one 45 minute session in a 14th century barn in southern France, the solo guitar folk lullabies immediately captured the imagination of the press such as All About Jazz which said, “These quiet tunes dust off a few neglected shelves of the human soul, and from them pull down vials filled with brightness.” Blue Guitar favoirte, Mark Goldenberg, played lead guitar for Jackson Browne from 1994 – 2010. He also played on records for a myriad of artists including Bonnie Raitt, Linda Ronstadt, Eels, Natalie Imbruglia, Chris Isaak, Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Peter Frampton and yes, even William Shatner. As a songwriter and producer, his works have been recorded by Linda Rondstadt, Chicago, Pointer Sisters, Natalie Imbruglia, Eels, Chris Botti, and Olivia Newton John, among others.

Wednesday Aug 14  7:00pm
Rose Valley Thorns, TBA
– TICKETS ($17/$12)


Thursday Aug 15  7:00pm
Thom Rotella Band – TICKETS
($17/$12)


SPECIAL EVENT!
Saturday Aug 17  7:00pm
BRADFEST III – TICKETS
($25)

Jeff Dale & the South Woodlawners will headline the Blue Guitar room with a CD release celebration for Blues Power, an impressive new album that radiates Jeff’s hard-scrabble beginnings on the south side of Chicago. The performance will feature an eclectic mix of guest musicians including, what you might not expect at a blues show — the principal cellist of the LA Opera. Angel Town Combo can cross genres with ease, playing everything from soul and surf to straight ahead jazz and swing — reminiscent of a classic, late-night talk-show band. The Salty Suites are a dynamic three-piece acoustic band with blazing instrumentals, beautiful vocals, and soaring harmonies. Dave Tull has long been known as one of the world’s finest jazz drummers, frequently working with artists such as Barbara Streisand, Michael Bublé, and Chuck Mangione. He is also a gifted jazz singer and songwriter. His latest release, Texting and Driving reached #5 on the Billboard Jazz Album chart. Rounding out the lineup are two more Chicago natives: Jodi Siegel, a gifted blues rooted singer, songwriter and artful slide guitarist; and Raspin Stuwart, a seasoned song crafter with a soulful delivery. Colerick and a number of other performers and guests will trade songs at a third acoustic stage near the first tee where anyone is welcome to join in. An instrument check room will be available for those who bring instruments. The Arroyo Seco Grill will feature an outdoor barbecue in addition to their regular menu, plus craft beer and wine specials. Family activities and games will be on hand. The 18-hole par-3 golf course, miniature golf, and driving range will also be open. The evening kicks off at 5pm and music continues until 10pm.

Wednesday Aug 21  7:00pm
Nathan McEuen, TBA
– TICKETS ($17/$12)


Wednesday Aug 28  7:00pm
Lindsay White, To Wake You
TICKETS ($17/$12)

With influences from Bob Dylan to Ani DiFranco, Lindsay White‘s songwriting has earned recognition from Telluride Bluegrass Festival, Kerrville Folk Festival, and American Songwriter. Her latest album Lights Out chronicles the experience of losing her estranged mother to brain cancer. The record earned her the 2018 San Diego Music Award for Best Singer-Songwriter. She recently organized the Lady Brain Collective, a supportive and collaborative group of local women pursuing careers in the arts. To Wake You is the musical marriage between Karolina Hausted and Mark Davis. In 2002 they crossed paths at a songwriters retreat on the Island of Samsø in Denmark. This coming together resulted in one co-written song before going on with their separate lives — Mark in California and Karolina in her native Denmark. Their second meeting was eight years later at the Copenhagen Songwriters Festival where the magic continued. They have been musical and life partners ever since.