The blues is life itself to Bernie Pearl. A guitarist with an upbeat, finger-poppin’ picking style he learned at the elbows of bluesmasters Sam ‘Lightnin’ Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, Mississippi Fred MacDowell, and others. Yet, Bernie Pearl is no hidebound traditionalist. As music critics and aficionados have said for years, he is a craftsman who packs his songs with melodic interpretations that are new and personal each time he picks up his vintage Martin or National. To hear him tell it,…Find out more »
Jim Kweskin is probably best known as a singer and bandleader. He also created one of the bedrock guitar styles of the folk revival, adapting the ragtime-blues fingerpicking of artists like Blind Boy Fuller to the more complex chords of pop and jazz. He has maintained a remarkably consistent musical vision since his jug band days, continuing to explore traditional folk and blues with the sophisticated sensibility of a jazz musician and jazz with the communal simplicity of a folk…Find out more »
Variety Night presents special guest Ed Munter and his great originals performed with guitar and harmonica, plus as always our talented sign-ups to fill out the bill. This month we will begin taking sign-ups for Variety Night on Sunday, March 4 at 1pm. Sign-ups are taken until all eight slots have been filled. Variety Night-See it or be it. Do it or review it. A fun night out.Find out more »
One of the most prolific and original finger-style guitarists of his generation, Stephen Bennett is also a leading exponent of the harp guitar. A challenging teacher, a gifted composer, and a performer of great sensitivity, the Toronto Finger-Style Guitar Association once referred to him as “the Jedi Master of Finger-style Guitar”. Stephen has performed around the world, shared the stage with some of the finest guitarists there are, and created a body of work that is respected (and loved) in…Find out more »
In his 40-plus years of playing the instrument, Carl has created a wildly successful, multi-faceted career. He is a critically-acclaimed musician, vocalist, songwriter, arranger, producer and educator with 11 CDs and two live DVDs released worldwide. Carl is commonly regarded as a guitar virtuoso capable of playing any style of music with remarkable mastery and conviction. He has been one of LA’s elite “first call” session players for the past 25 years, playing on hundreds of records, movie soundtracks and…Find out more »
Several million people areound the world know character actor Robert David Hall as Dr Albert Robbins on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Hall played the quirky coroner on the CBS megahit for 15 seasons—but very few people know Robert David Hall, the guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Robert David Hall released his first CD "Things They Don't Teach You In School” to great reviews. You can hear influences of everyone from Roy Rogers and Gene Autry to Doc Watson and Merle Haggard…Find out more »
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Please note all shows start at 8pm and doors open at 7:30pm unless indicated otherwise. People who already have their tickets (purchased them in advance) get in first when doors open at 7:30 pm. After the people who already have their tickets are admitted any remaining tickets will go on sale.