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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 »
Affordable Guitar (the best deal in town—8 Beginning Guitar classes 90 bucks) and Vocal classes plus Ted Owens’ Rock/Blues Jam Class for Teens, Tom Corbett’s Bluegrass/ Country Jam Class & Bernie Pearl’s Acoustic and Electric Blues Jam classes, and Beginning and Ongoing Ukulele with Cali Rose start this week with tonight’s Beginning Guitar Class.. Also there is a great guitar workshop with members of the Acoustic Guitar Summit on December 15. For more information please click on our list of…Find out more »
Klezmer Juice—a Los Angeles-based Klezmer/Jewish soul band with a healthy dose of Latin flavor, led by International Clarinetist Gustavo Bulgach—provides exactly that. Klezmer Juice is the new generation of Jewish Soul music. With wide-ranging international backgrounds, a youthful vibe, and adding an exciting Latin undertone to their music, they are the torchbearers of an ancient traditional craft that unites generations in spirit. They create fresh interpretations of traditional and original tunes that capture the hearts of a new generation of…Find out more »
Banshee in the Kitchen plays Celtic music with eclectic skill and merry abandon.Touring and recording since 2002, the trio (tonight quartet) has delighted audiences in festivals, theaters, living rooms, and countless other venues from NewYork to Japan. They take traditional Celtic tunes, find the sweet spot between old and new, stirring it all up with trademark playfulness and musicality they term “bansheefying”. To do it right, Celtic music requires a certain amount of sassiness, a bit of impudence along with…Find out more »
Variety Night (Hosted by that Mandell guy since 1974) presents special guest Kris Light and her great originals and cover tunes, 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, October 7 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 »
October 27 is a day to celebrate many things. It’s“American Beer Day”, “Cranky Co-Workers Day”, “Sylvia Plath Day”, as well as“National Black Cat Day”, “National Forgiveness Day”, and “World Day for AudioVisual Heritage”. Only one band in Los Angeles has a song that embodies each and every one of those things -- The Evangenitals! And that is something to celebrate! On October 27th at Boulevard Music in Culver City the Evangenitals take the stage at 8pm for two big sets…Find out more »
The Austin Lounge Lizards are arguably the perfect pairing of their hometown’s slogan, “Live Music Capital of the World,” and its unofficial motto, “Keep Austin Weird.” Since 1980, the Lizards have been spoofing the topics American families try to avoid at the Thanksgiving table: subjects like politics, religion, romance, and themselves. With pointed lyrics, precise harmonies and instrumental expertise, the band has become legendary for its satirical skewering through song. The Lizards originated in 1976 in New Jersey, when Hank…Find out more »
Sideline is a pedigreed six-piece powerhouse whose style has set the pace in Bluegrass for over two decades. Founders Steve Dilling, Skip Cherryholmes and Jason Moore can all claim their own historical significance to the genre as members of highly awarded groups, multiple Grand Ole Opry appearances and years of national and international touring. What started as a side project for the seasoned players soon moved to the front and center as the three were joined by talents of Bailey…Find out more »
Seattle songsters Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons give life to voices that have long been silenced in American culture. Their award-winning performances are highlighted by story-telling that, rather than bringing the past to life, vividly shows how the past still lives in the present. Through their songs, audiences witness current issues crop up again and again in folk songs, dance tunes, acoustic blues, and prison ballads. Ben & Joe bounce from fiddle & banjo breakdowns to a cappella field hollers,…Find out more »
Variety Night (Hosted by that Mandell guy since 1974) presents special guest comic Rudy Paige with his funny material, 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, November 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 »
Online tickets sales close at the night of the show. Any remaining tickets are for sale at Boulevard Music when doors open At unless noted otherwise. Tickets may also be purchased in person at Blvd Music or by phone (310) 398-2583 using a major credit card.
A $1 service charge per ticket is added to online and phone orders. All ticket sales are final. They are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. For online ticket purchases, you will need to provide the ticket barcode for entry. Please print your ticket or display the barcode on your phone.
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.
Please note that taking photos or any other type of recording is not allowed during performances at Boulevard Music.