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Wednesday Apr 25  7:00pm – TICKETS
Alice Wallace
and Andrew Delaney

Born in Los Angeles and raised in St. Cloud, Florida, Alice Wallace has a style that rooted in the classic country songstresses such as Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, and Emmylou Harris. Her impeccable vocals and melodic, literate song-crafting skills bring a fresh touch to authentic Americana music. Texas singer-songwriter Andrew Delaney is a classic storyteller who depicts the American landscape in a warts-and-all cinematic style. His ability to “craft creaky, wooden yarns that stir your insides” and to deliver them with “conviction” and “authenticity” (Alan Ayo – Dallas Observer) has earned him growing acclaim; Rich Warren of WFMT radio, Chicago, called him “The Alfred Hitchcock of singer-songwriters.”

 Thursday Apr 26  7:30pm – TICKETS
Dave Tull Trio

Dave Tull is a world-class jazz and big band drummer who has worked with such artists as Barbra Streisand, Chuck Mangione, and Michael Buble. He is also an accomplished singer, songwriter, and bandleader. His critically acclaimed 2009 CD, I Just Want To Get Paid, still garners regular airplay, and his trio has appeared at clubs and festivals all around the country. Joining Dave for this show will be Kevin Axt on bass and Andy Langham on piano.

Wednesday May 2  7:00pm – TICKETS
Bill Burnett
and Tyler Preston

Bill Burnett is a wonderfully talented songwriter and award-winning wordsmith and storyteller. He spent years as a Creative Director at Hanna-Barbera, penning promo tunes for The Flintstones, Yogi Bear, Scooby Doo and others. You may have experienced his entertaining and thought-provoking perspective in the occasional column for the South Pasadena Review. He’ll bring the same interesting insights in song form to the Blue Guitar.Singer-songwriter Tyler Preston hails from Juneau, Alaska, though he spends most of the year on the road. He has released four albums since 2009, and his concerts have been well received on several tours through the US and Canada.

 Thursday May 3  7:30pm – TICKETS
Hinman vs Levy (w/ Jay Bellerose & Jennifer Condos)

Individually, the members of this instrumental quartet have played with Sara Bareilles, Ray LaMontagne, Norah Jones, Amos Lee, Rosanne Cash, Don Henley, Sam Phillips, Over the Rhine, Elvis Costello, and dozens more venerable artists. As a collective unit, Rich Hinman vs. Adam Levy has only been playing together for a short time but you’d never guess that from their deep grooves and telepathic interplay. They play soul music without words, country music without hats, and blues music without regrets.

Wednesday May 9  7:00pm – TICKETS
Sara & Kenny
and Alice Howe w/ spc gst Freebo

Born into a multicultural and musical family, Sara d’Ippolito grew up in Calabria, Southern Italy where she studied classical guitar. A native of Wisconsin, Kenny Reichert attended Berklee College of Music in Boston where he studied jazz. The two met in Milwaukee in 2015 and began melding their own blend of classical/jazz/folk music. Their diverse and yet unique style portrays music as a form of constant dialogue between the strings of a guitar and the emotions of an audience. With a soulful, impeccably tuned voice and crafted poetry, Boston 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. As a performer, she is sure-footed and captivating. She’ll be be joined by legendary bassist turned troubadour, Freebo, who will also share a few of his tunes with us.

 Thursday May 10  7:30pm
Joanna Walfisch Band

Wednesday May 16  7:00pm
Chris Kasper
and John O’Connor

 Thursday May 17  7:30pm
Peter Sprague Trio

Wednesday May 23  7:00pm
Lucas Last
and Nathan & Jessie w/ spc gst Emily Ruth Hazel

 Thursday May 24  7:30pm – TICKETS
Jaz Sawyer Group (special SPARC night)

Jaz Sawyer possesses an eclectic and refined personal style of drumming that stems from his deep roots in his Classical, Jazz, West-African and Afro-Caribbean musical training. He has worked with many notable artists, including Wynton Marsalis, Abbey Lincoln, George Benson, Bobby Hutcherson, Jacky Terrasson and Dee Dee Bridgewater in some of the world’s premier concert venues, including The Blue Note, The Village Vanguard, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center and the Sydney Opera House. He’ll be joined by… This is a special event sponsored by the South Pasadena Arts Council but open to members and non-members alike.

Wednesday May 30  7:00pm
Annika Fehling
and Lauren Adams (w/ Nick  Kirgo+Hank Vansickle)

Thursday May 31  7:30pm