This American new wave band, formed in the 70’s in Berkeley, California is best known for the singles “Only the Lonely” and “Suddenly Last Summer”—each of which peaked at No. 9 on the Billboard Hot 100. While the band members have changed throughout the years, their style and passion to create quality music has never wavered.
GRAMMY-award winner and six-time GRAMMY nominee, Peter Rowan is a bluegrass singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. Continue reading
This is a great double-bill that is sure to pull on the heart strings and get your toes tapping. Continue reading
Co-founder of Royal Souther Brotherhood, Mike Zito has been honored with multiple Blues Music Awards over the past 10 years. His love of life and pursuit of happiness is felt in every note he sings and plays. Continue reading
Melvin and JGB brings an intuitive, expressive style, soul, spontaneity and remarkable chops to the table. Adding his rock-gospel-soul-rhythm and blues touch with his funky style of playing, no wonder Jerry nicknamed him “Master of the Universe.” Continue reading
Through both his lauded work fronting the Commotions and his more eclectic solo efforts, Lloyd Cole established himself as one of the most articulate and acute songwriters of the post-punk era.
Martha’s voice is unique, unmistakable and timeless – The Los Angeles Times’ Robert Hilburn called her “arguably the most charismatic female performer in rock.” The Hollywood Reporter wrote, “Martha Davis, of the Motels, was still strong in voice and admirably delivered hits like ‘Only The Lonely’ and ‘Suddenly Last Summer.'” Continue reading
One of the finest guitar players in the world. Leo has a very dry sense of humor, great stories and impeccable musicianship. This makes for one inspiring night of music. Continue reading
Besides five albums of original material and one of Doris Day covers, and numerous contributions to soundtracks, parts in movies and Broadway, she has conceived and performed conceptual cabaret shows as diverse as Rachel Carson’s “Silent Spring,” “I Want to Live!”, to her most recent one about the jazz pianist, Billy Tipton.
Sweetback Sisters, Emily Miller and Zara Bode may not be blood relations, but their precise, family-style harmonies recall the best of country music. “We’re a renegade retro band that mixes up country, swing and honky tonk,” explains Bode. “Sometimes what we deliver is straight out of the 50s; other times it’s BR549 meets The B52s.” Continue reading