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Wednesday June 20  7:00pm
Furious Seasons and Art Podell – TICKETS

SoCal folk pop trio Furious Seasons is David Steinhart and Paul Nelson on acoustic guitar and vocals and Jeff Steinhart on standup bass. With gorgeous instrumental playing, impeccable songwriting, and heartfelt lyrics they deliver honest, emotional tunes that leave you wanting more. Art Podell has been around the block a time or two. From early Greenwich Village days to the early sixties as one of the original members of The New Christy Minstrels, to his life as a songwriter in Laurel Canyon, he’ll entertain us with songs and stories of his incredible journey.

Thursday June 21  7:30pm – TICKETS
Louie Cruz Beltran & his Latin Jazz Band

Louie Cruz Beltran is a charismatic entertainer, singer and master percussionist. His musical career was crafted upon the soulful sounds of his ethnic American background and flavored with contemporary R&B, Jazz, and Salsa as well as the Great American Songbook. Early in his career, Louie performed with great artists such as Ray Barretto, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, Francisco Aguabella, and Jorge Claudio. Recently he has performed with legends Natalie Cole, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, Poncho Sanchez and many other renowned artists. Louie will be joined by Carlos Vivas on keyboard, JD Perez on drums, Andrew Ford on bass, and Justin Janer on sax and flute.

Wednesday June 27  7:00pm
2Ton Bridge and Auni + spc gst Jordie Lane & Claire Reynolds – TICKETS

 


Thursday June 28  7:30pm
Elliott Caine Quintet – TICKETS

Inspired by 60’s “Blue Note” style jazz, as well as by the music of Tito Puente and Mongo Santamaria, the Elliott Caine Quintet play original compositions as well as the works of Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, and Donald Byrd among others. The band consists of Elliott Caine on trumpet, Scott Gilman on tenor sax, Rick Olson on piano, Bill Markus on bass, and Kenny Elliott on drums.

Wednesday July 4  7:00pm
Jaime Michaels and Spork & Foon – TICKETS

The Roots Music Report summed up Jaime Michaels best — “Much like the folkier side of Paul Simon, who seems a clear mentor, Michaels’ lyrical skills allow him to be reflective and wry in his crafty word-play…The tunes throughout are always clever, mostly upbeat, but never sappy — wine sipping rather than beer drinking music.” Spork & Foon features five highly respected members of the LA songwriting community – singer Aireene Espiritu brings her folk and blues to the project, guitarist Ed Tree fuels his Southern soul with propulsive grooves, keyboardist Marty Axelrod takes things in a humorous direction, bassist Mark Goldberg contributes bluesy originals, and percussionist Debra Dobkin adds her unique brand of R&B funk. Passing lead vocals around the bandstand and giving all they have to each other’s material, Spork & Foon exudes the love and admiration each member holds for the others. Their performance will have you dancing in your seat.

Thursday July 5  7:30pm
Riner Scivally Quartet – TICKETS

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 Chuck Manning on sax, Michael Alvidrez on bass, and Kendall Kay on drums.

Wednesday July 11  7:00pm – TICKETS
Jackie Bristow, Mark Punch, Paula Punch


Thursday July 12  7:30pm
Hank Mehren Trio – TICKETS


Thursday August 9  7:30pm
Acoustic Asylum – TICKETS

Acoustic Asylum is what happens when you take some of LA’s best recording and touring musicians and turn them loose in an organic setting. No electronic tricks, no stylistic limits… just incredible music with a big dose of fun. From swamp funk, to jazz, to klezmer and tango, to quirky original and cover tunes, nothing is off limits. The band is led by award-winning composer and producer Dan Radlauer on accordion. Rounding out the all-star lineup are acclaimed guitarist Carl Verheyen; Mark Hollingsworth gives the band part of its unique sound playing clarinet and baritone sax; Banging the bass is one of the finest recording and touring musicians on the west coast — Dave Marotta; On drums, the highly versatile John Mader with a career spanning from Pat Benetar to the LA run of Hamilton; And on violin, the multifaceted Luis Alberto bringing an international flare to this super group.