The Stone Foxes
TUESDAY, JUNE 27 / 7:00 PM
Shannon and Spence Koehler are men of The West. They are Californians through and through. These brothers possess a deep understanding that the Golden State embodies two contrasting aspects: abundance and pain, fruit and fire. The sound they present in their latest work proudly showcases this dichotomy. Some may describe it as a fusion between Ennio Morricone and T. Rex, resulting in a unique musical offspring. It’s hard to resist picturing them rocking out in spandex and spurs.
TUESDAY, JULY 4
We’re taking the 4th of July off.
TUESDAY, JULY 11 / 7:00 PM
Chenier, a GRAMMY®-nominated, world-renowned musician and recording artist, has performed alongside many internationally recognized artists including his GRAMMY® awarded father, Clifton Chenier (“The King of Zydeco”), Paul Simon, Joe Sample and Ray Parker, Jr.
TUESDAY, JULY 18 / 7:00 PM
ZZ Ward is an American artist known for her captivating fusion of blues, rock, and hip-hop. With her debut album “Til the Casket Drops” and hit singles like “Put the Gun Down” and “365 Days,” Ward’s soulful vocals and dynamic stage presence have drawn comparisons to iconic artists like Tina Turner and Aretha Franklin. She continues to evolve her sound, releasing the acclaimed album “The Storm” in 2017, featuring collaborations with Fantastic Negrito.
with special guest Matthew Logan Vasquez
TUESDAY, JULY 25 / 7:00 PM
Heartless Bastards is an American rock band that originated in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 2003. Led by the talented Erika Wennerstrom, the band has released six albums, showcasing their powerful and unique sound. From their debut album “Stairs and Elevators” to their latest release “A Beautiful Life,” Heartless Bastards have consistently impressed with their authentic melodies and captivating lyrics. With Erika Wennerstrom’s soulful vocals at the helm, the band has established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in the rock music scene.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 1 / 7:00 PM
Sona Jobarteh is the first professional female Kora virtuoso to come from any of the West African Griot dynasties. Her lineage carries a formidable reputation for renowned Kora masters, most notable amongst these are her grandfather Amadu Bansang Jobarteh and her cousin, the legendary Toumani Diabaté. Sona is reputed for her skill as an instrumentalist, her distinctive voice, infectious melodies and her grace onstage, and she has rapidly achieved international success as a top class performer.
The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys
TUESDAY, AUGUST 8 / 7:00 PM
The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, hailing from the Smoky Mountains, offer a refreshing dose of authenticity in a world filled with distractions. This tattooed East Tennessee Bluegrass ensemble defies expectations with their down-to-earth approach and genuine sound. From rural bluegrass festivals to European rock clubs and even the GRAMMY Red Carpet, they have captivated audiences worldwide. With a strong work ethic and a commitment to their genre, The Po’ Ramblin’ Boys have earned recognition, including the title of Emerging Artist of the Year at the 2018 IBMA Awards. Their music resonates with listeners seeking genuine, soulful experiences, and they continue to push the boundaries of bluegrass music.
Lao Tizer Band
TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 / 7:00 PM
The Lao Tizer Band, nominated for “Jazz Group of the Year,” is a diverse collective led by keyboardist Lao Tizer. With original music, instrumental or vocal arrangements, and versatile configurations from trio to octet, they offer dynamic performances. Their CD/DVD release, “Songs From The Swinghouse,” debuted at number eight on the Billboard Jazz Album Chart. The band tours extensively, playing at renowned venues and international jazz festivals, showcasing their exceptional musicianship and creating a vibrant experience for audiences.