When distancing guidelines cleared his 2020 touring calendar, Grover began playing Pickup Truck Concerts, driving all over Northern California to play safely-distanced acoustic shows from the bed of his truck for folks in their driveways.
Catch Grover and the band back on stage at Brice Station!
Patrice Pike burst on to the music scene as the electric front woman for the seminal Austin jam band Sister Seven.Patrice effortlessly moves from tightly woven rhythm guitar to percussion, to drum kit on stage never dropping a beat of her fierce but silky lead vocals.
Over the past decade she has independently released five acclaimed solo records, showcasing her socially astute, literate lyrics alongside her powerful vocals. She has toured relentlessly, both in the U.S. and overseas, building an impressive grassroots fan base. In 2007 she became the youngest member of the Austin/Texas Music Hall of Fame, inducted alongside Lucinda Williams.
The Neighborhood Sound (formerly Three To Get) – June 26, 2021
Drawing from classic psychedelic and late 70s Cleveland rock, punk, funk, jazz, and American roots music, The Neighborhood Sound developed a hard hitting, smooth sound that twists and turns through a myriad of flavors that not only entertains but surprises even seasoned listeners.
Hot Buttered Rum, a souped-up, left-coast string band, is the brainchild of five uniquely gifted musicians who weave their love of bluegrass, folk, jazz and soul into a riveting strain of Americana. String bass and five-alarm fiddle merge with guitar, banjo, mandolin and drums to frame the voices of its two contrasting writers, fueling a dance party with roots in Appalachia and its branches in California.
Juni Fisher’s name is synonymous with the kind of songwriting that, according to one promoter “Plumbs the depth of your soul…“. Born in the San Joaquin Valley of California, Fisher to grew up in a farming family, but between school and countless singing performances with her two sisters.
Have you ever been walking down the street, and suddenly heard a voice that made you walk into a venue to see whose it was? That is Jimbo Scott’s voice – a bell, magnetic and the definition of a powerhouse. A favorite in the Bay Area’s esteemed house concert scene and folk venues, Jimbo’s combines the influences of his birthplace of Memphis, TN and his life-long home in the San Francisco Bay Area, His songsevoke traditions of Tennessee country and bluegrass, Oakland soul and sepia toned California landscapes and life-scapes.
It may come as a surprise to hear the strains of Appalachian and Americana music channeled through five guys from Los Angeles, CA, but heartache, loss and regret have always been the cornerstones of great music, and this city has more than its share. In a town better known for porn stars and face lifts, anything as authentic and heartfelt as roses's pawn shop is a pleasant surprise.
Hailing from North Lake Tahoe, Calif., Americana band Dead Winter Carpenters has built a reputation for pouring their heart and soul into each performance. In just a few years, they have positioned themselves, wrote Portland Metronome, “at the forefront of a youthful generation trying to redefine what string music is and what it can do.”
Michela and Cantamos highlight their musical dexterity by moving from traditional Latin songs, and musicals, to contemporary favorites. Their music moves seamlessly from English to Italian, Spanish to French, Portuguese to Hawaiian and back again. Michela Macfarlane spent ten years steeped exclusively in baroque music. To expand her singing world she moved to the realms of jazz, pop, and Latin sounds.
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