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EIGHT NEW SHOWS ON SALE!

Posted on February 16, 2018 in Featured Blog Post

Davina & The Vagabonds
March 15 & 16 | 7pm
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Since exploding onto the scene in 2005, Davina and the Vagabonds have grown from a down-and-dirty blues band into one of the most exciting acoustic ensembles on the international stage. This high-energy quintet has established itself with a stellar live show, a professional look, and good old-fashioned hard work. With influences ranging from Fats Domino and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band to Aretha Franklin and Tom Waits, the band draws from the last 100 years of American music, and is converting audiences one show at a time.

 

Liam Ó Maonlaí
March 26 | 7pm
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From County Dublin, Ireland, Liam Ó Maonlaí is best known as a member of the Hothouse Flowers. One of Ireland’s most charismatic musical treasures, Liam Ó Maonlaí  has enjoyed a concurrent career as a traditional Irish musician and singer. Much of the Flowers’ appeal has been based on their passion for and commitment to fusing their Irish heritage with rock, pop, soul and world music influences – a passion and commitment that has informed most of Liam’s musical life.

 

Nellie McKay
May 6 & 7 | 7pm
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McKay co-created and starred in the award-winning off-Broadway hit Old Hats and has written three acclaimed musical biographies – I Want to Live!, the story of Barbara Graham, the third woman executed in the gas chamber at San Quentin, Silent Spring: It’s Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature, an exploration of environmental pioneer Rachel Carson, and A GIRL NAMED BILL – The Life and Times of Billy Tipton, named one of the Best Concerts of 2014 by The New York Times. The New Yorker has warily described McKay as “funny and touching, ceaselessly clever and scarily talented.”

 

Bobby McFerrin
June 13-16 | 7pm & 9pm
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For decades Bobby McFerrin has broken all the rules. The 10-time Grammy winner has blurred the distinction between pop music and fine art, goofing around barefoot in the world’s finest concert halls, exploring uncharted vocal territory, inspiring a whole new generation of a cappella singers and the beatbox movement. His latest album, spirityouall, is a bluesy, feel-good recording, an unexpected move from the music-industry rebel who singlehandedly redefined the role of the human voice with his a cappella hit “Don’t Worry, Be Happy,” his collaborations with Yo-Yo Ma, Chick Corea and the Vienna Philharmonic, his improvising choir Voicestra, and his legendary solo vocal performances.

 

Jenny and The Mexicats
July 18 | 7pm
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Jenny and the Mexicats is a fusion of nationalities and personalities, a band that has a very particular story more than anything accidental. The band began in Madrid as Pachucos and the princess , in June 2008. A musical combination that mixes rhythms of jazz, rockabilly, folk, flamenco, reggae, Veracruz, country and cumbia. This is what gives Jenny and the Mexicats a unique personality, practically inimitable.

 

Ana Popovic
August 15 & 16 | 7pm
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Ana and her powerful band are tirelessly touring, playing major blues, jazz and rock festivals. She is endorsed by Fender, D’Angelico, Jim Dunlop and DR strings. Ana has shared headlining stages with B.B. King, Joe Bonamassa, Gary Clark Jr. and many others. She’s been nominated for five Blues Music Awards, and has appeared on the cover of Vintage Guitar and Guitar Player magazine. Her albums Can You Stand The Heat (2013) and Unconditional (2011) were Pick-Of-The-Week by USA Today and featured on NPR Music. Nearly all of Ana’s albums have made it the Top 5 of the Billboard Blues Charts and are being played regularly on US radio.

 

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Grand Marquis
March 24 | 9pm
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Formed in 1998, Grand Marquis has since become solidly rooted in the Kansas City music scene as one of the hardest-working bands in the region, playing over 100 shows per year! The group has performed from coast to coast, released 7 albums, including a 7″ 45 rpm vinyl record/CD combo recorded at the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, TN. With their own versatile and thoroughly entertaining brand of American roots, blues and Prohibition-era jazz, the Grand Marquis are consistently finding themselves in high demand.

 

Kavita Shaw & François Moutin Duo
April 10 | 8pm
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Vocalist and composer Kavita Shah makes work in deep engagement with the jazz tradition, while also addressing and advancing its global sensibilities. A lifelong New Yorker of Indian origin hailed for possessing an “amazing dexterity for musical languages” (NPR), Shah incorporates her ethnographic research on Brazilian, West African, and Indian musical traditions into her original repertoire. She was named Downbeat’s Best Graduate Jazz Vocalist in 2012 and won the ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composers Award in 2013. Shah’s second album, Interplay, is a program of standards and originals in duet with bassist François Moutin – with special appearances by pianist Martial Solal and NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan, Shah’s mentor.