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Ryan Cabrera

In the summer of 2004 Ryan Cabrera's debut album, Take It All Away, went Double Platinum and produced the smash hit "On The Way Down." The second single from the album was "True", whose music video featured Taylor Cole, an actress from the TV show Summerland. The third single was "40 Kinds of Sadness". Cabrera then appeared on the Son of the Mask soundtrack with the song "Inside Your Mind" and the Fantastic Four soundtrack with the song Always Come Back To You.

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/17/2011 - 20:00

John Waite with full band, Open: Agona

With Special Guest: Malea

From the time he first hit the stage with his first band, The Babys, in the late 70's it wasn't hard to tell that John Waite was headed for stardom. Then as a solo artist, he continued to release a string of all-time classics throughout the 80's. After that, he teamed up with famed Journey members Neil Schon and Deen Castronovo as well as Jonathan Cain and Ricky Phillips (from The Babys) to form the super-group Bad English in the late 80's - early 90's and released even more hits.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/13/2011 - 20:00

Don White, Opener: The Loomers (Sawtelle Room)

If you laugh and cry within the same ten minutes, you either need a vacation or you are sitting in the audience at a Don White show. This working class family man from Lynn, Massachusetts has emerged as the thoughtful songwriter of the decade whose relevance to our lives is evidenced by the powerful reaction he evokes at every concert. Radio audiences, too, are not safe from the Don White experience. Valerie Adams of WNCS Radio, Vermont said, "I've never seen anything like it.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/12/2011 - 20:00

Roy Book Binder

Back in the early 1960s, Roy Book Binder learned his craft from the legendary blind street singer, Reverend Gary Davis. After two years of traveling the folk-blues circuit with his mentor, Roy struck out on his own.Roy has toured with Bonnie Raitt, Hot Tuna and J.J. Cale. He's played at many festivals around the country including: The New Orleans JazzFest, the Chicago Blues Festival, The National Story Telling Festival and MerleFest, where he has hosted the acoustic blues stage for the past 14 years.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/11/2011 - 20:00

Bearfoot - CD Release ***CANCELLED***

Telluride winner Bearfoot is one of the leading young bands reshaping American roots music.Drawing from a broad range of musical styles including bluegrass, old-time, folk, country, Cajun, blues and western swing, the female-fronted acoustic quintet delivers a powerful live show that features winningly intimate lead vocals, intricate arrangements of award-winning original songs, tight harmonies, impressive instrumental prowess and Appalachian flat-foot dancing. More info HERE

Event Date: 
Thu, 11/10/2011 - 20:00

Suzy Bogguss, Open TBA

She was named the Academy of Country Music's Top New Female Vocalist. She won the Country Music Association's Horizon Award in 1992 and album of the Year Award in 1994, ASCAP country and pop awards for her songwriting, and in 2005 a Grammy for her contribution to the Best Folk Album, Beautiful Dreamer.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/05/2011 - 20:00

Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys ***POSTPONED***

An evening of rousing, rollicking, foot-stomping fun awaits with Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys. featuring the accordion mastery and soulful vocals of front man Jeffery Broussard, who made a name for himself in his early 20s as a member of Zydeco Force, a key instigator of the starkly contemporary nouveau zydeco movement. Now, more than 20 years later, Broussard has come full circle as a keeper of the traditional zydeco flame with his Creole Cowboys.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/04/2011 - 20:00

The Tubes w/ Fee Waybill, Open: Jeff Root and the Fossil Rockers

From humble beginnings in Phoenix, Arizona to the streets of San Francisco THE TUBES were catapulted into Rock and Roll’s limelight in the mid 1970’s with such classic rock staples as White Punks On Dope, What Do You Want From Life, Mondo Bondage, Don’t Touch Me There, Sushi Girl, Talk To Ya Later and their Number 1 Billboard hit She’s A Beauty. No matter how memorable their recordings were, the lifeline of the band has always been their live performance. From the exuberant and imaginative to the outrageous, they continue to perform for hordes of fans throughout the world.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/06/2011 - 20:00

Water Is Rising: Music and Dance amid Climate Change

Artists from the Pacific Atolls of Kiribati, Tokelau and Tuvalu

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/19/2011 - 20:00

From Southern Sahara: Tinariwen

Doors 8pm

Tinariwen, a free-flowing band of nomadic Tuaregs, blends time-honored musical forms with a rebellious sensibility to create entrancing desert blues. A sensational live act, they electrify traditional Tuareg melodies with edgy blues, rock, pop, Berber and Arabic influences to create a gritty, hypnotic sound.

Tickets: $20 General admission, 18+

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/18/2011 - 21:00


Of Interest

Know Your Host:
Al Dean

Al grew up listening to the music of the 40’s on his father’s EH Scott radio and 78 records. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Benny Goodman were family favorites. This is first experience in the broadcasting field and allows him to dig into his closet of old vinyls and share them with his audience on the Sunday afternoon edition of the Jazz Matinee.

Tune in to Jazz Matinee
Sundays, 12 to 4 pm


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