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Wednesday Jun 26  7:00pm
Ikes Creek; Alice Howe – TICKETS ($17/$12)

Ikes Creek is an ensemble that combines the songwriting, bluesy vocals and instrumental skills of Korey Simeone, with guitar and mandolin of Thomas Moose, and co-lead vocals of Cori Cable Kidder. In 1997, Idaho native Simeone found his way to Austin, Texas where he worked with neo-vaudeville outfit, Asylum Street Spankers and bluegrass satirists, Austin Lounge Lizards. Ikes Creek placed first in the best band category at the Topanga Banjo•Fiddle Contest. With a soulful, impeccably tuned voice and crafted poetry, singer-songwriter Alice Howe is “at once of the moment and timeless, personal and universal” (Mark Walton, Americana UK). Her pure, distilled sound reflects a musical sensibility rooted in ’60s folk and ’70s Southern California songwriters. A New England native, she recently relocated to the San Gabriel Valley. Her new album, Visions, offers an intimate snapshot of a young artist discovering her own power.

Thursday Jun 27  7:00pm
Jon Mayer Trio – TICKETS

Jon Mayer was born in New York City in 1938. His mother studied classical music and practiced piano as he went to sleep each night. He was exposed to jazz at an early age through recordings around the house of various big and small bands. After graduating from the famed High School of Music and Art in Manhattan and briefly attending the Manhattan School of Music. Mayer became a regularly appearing member of the thriving NYC music scene playing with Kenny Dorham, Tony Scott, Pete LaRoca and Ray Draper. He played on a John Coltrane recording ‘Like Sonny’ and on a Jackie McLean cut called `Strange Blues’. He spent time in the Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Band as well as road assignments with Dionne Warwick, Sarah Vaughan, and Anita O’Day. His compositions have been cut by Les McAnn, Barry White’s Love Unlimited Orchestra, Nancy Wilson, Gladys Knight, Ernie Watts and Jackie Ryan. He’ll be joined by Roy McCurdy on drums and Will Lyle on bass.

Wednesday Jul 3  7:00pm
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ost Marty Axelrod presents PIANOGANZA w/ Teresa James & Rick Solem TICKETS ($17/$12)

Don’t ‘fret’! For one night only, a night of no tuning! Guest host Marty Axelrod brings you an all-piano edition of Wine & Song, featuring two gigantic LA talents! Rick Solem will rock your socks off with two-handed virtuosity powering brilliant tunes like “Just Lucky I Guess”. And then Teresa James, in a rare solo outing, will show you why she is everybody’s favorite singer, with more killer songs than you can count. Marty has a few new signature numbers to add to the mix. A true celebration of the keyboard arts! Kick off your July 4th holiday with some musical fireworks from three of the best piano-slinging singer-songwriters in town!

Thursday Jul 4  7:00pm
NO SHOW – Happy Independence Day!

Wednesday Jul 10  7:00pm
Johanna Chase; Chris Murphy + special guest John Curry
TICKETS ($17/$12)

Thursday Jul 11  7:00pm
Tim Fenton Trio – TICKETS

Los Angeles bassist, Timothy Fenton, recently released his self titled debut album on April 12. The album is all original jazz music written for quintet. Timothy started gigging at the age of 16 and has since performed at numerous southland venues, including a monthly residency at The Rhythm Room in Downtown LA. He received his Bachelors of Music from Oberlin Conservatory in 2017 and is currently pursuing a Masters of Music from the University of Southern California. While at Oberlin, he was selected to go on a tour to Jordan. With a jazz quintet, they played various venues throughout Amman, Jordan and gave masterclasses at various schools. He has performed behind Peter Erskine, Geoffrey Keezer, Dominick Farinacci, Sara Gazarek, Kathleen Grace, Anat Cohen, Jamey Haddad, and Eddie Henderson. He’ll be joined by Marco Apicella on Piano and Zev Shearn-Nance on Drums.

Wednesday Jul 17  7:00pm
Guest Host, Aireene Espiritu and The Bum Steers
TICKETS ($17/$12)

Aireene Espiritu is a singer-songwriter with over 20 years experience performing as a solo artist as well as with her band, Aireene & The Itch, covering various genres from folk, blues, gospel, rhythm and blues – a mix of stompin’, swayin’, and timeless Americana. Her new EP, Cowbella, is a tribute to LA based band, The Bum Steers, backed by original members, Edward Tree, Billy Block, Taras Prodaniuk and Mark Fosson. The Bum Steers’ unique blend of country, blues and rock has gained them a loyal following in the U.S. and worldwide. Their first video “Why, Nona” was aired frequently on TNN & CMT. The band made numerous appearances on “Prime Time Country”, WSM Radio & TV in Nashville, and were personally invited to play The Grand Ole Opry by Porter Wagoner after their music caught his ear. Tonight’s show honors the memory of Mark Fosson and Billy Block.

Thursday Jul 18  7:00pm

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 Rob Kyle on sax and flute.