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Gonzalo Bergara Quartet

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 2 Doors at 7 music at 7:30  $20 (all money goes to the musicians) The all-acoustic Gonzalo Bergara Quartet plays a modern variant of 1930’s Django Reinhardt-inspired gypsy jazz. Composer and lead guitarist Gonzalo Bergara mixes a cascade of arpeggios with the sounds of Paris and his native Argentina. His first CD, Porteña Soledad, was "Editor’s Pick" in Guitar Player Magazine, and Vintage Guitar Magazine called it a "masterpiece." The Gonzalo Bergara Quartet consists of Gonzalo Bergara on lead guitar, Jeffrey ... Read more

Balkan Strings Trio–Wednesday, August 12

TRIO BALKAN STRINGS (Zoran Starcevic & sons) performs original guitar music--a fusion of Serbian, Gypsy, Macedonian, Romanian, Moldavian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, Mediterranean, Greek, Oriental…Jazz, Gypsy Swing, Classical, asymmetrical rhythms and original guitar interpretations. The result, combining many cultures, is Balkan Swing: jazz guitar, Ethno, world fusion; virtuoso, rich and unconventional, fresh and spontaneous, brimming with energy. Authentic, attractive music with the finest taste, real presentation of guitar music in Balkan Jazz style, unique interpretation from the three of them and the universal language ... Read more

Liza Wallace and Primary Colors

Saturday, June 20 Primary Colors Primary Colors (website here), a creative, sensitive and upbeat trio of Josh Johnson on sax, Ryan Knudsen on pandeiro, and Liza Wallace on harp, is updating contemporary music. Working in straight-ahead jazz, fusion, folk and world music styles, the group has created some serious buzz in Los Angeles and overseas as well. The group's music draws from the rhythmically passionate music of Venezuela, Brazil, and Cuba and the melodically enthralling music of North American jazz and folk traditions. Their compositions and arrangements synthesize these ... Read more

Steph Geremia and Alan Kelly

Steph Geremia {flute & vocals} Alan Kelly {piano accordion} Read more

Evie Ladin Band

Saturday, April 18, 2015 Tenacious, innovative string musicians/dancers with a quirky neo-trad soul, the ELB throws down soulful folk songs with an unusual live show. Their 2012 eponymous release Evie Ladin Band won Americana Album of the Year from the Independent Music Awards Vox Pop Vote. You don't often hear words like "traditional," and "authentic" paired with "innovative" and "unique," but Evie Ladin & Keith Terry have brought them together brilliantly in the self-titled, debut album of the Evie Ladin Band, and the ... Read more

Daddy Squeeze (Dan Newton)

Dan Newton ("Daddy Squeeze") has been playing offbeat accordion music since 1987, when he won the Nebraska State Accordion Contest at the Czech Festival in Wilber, Nebraska. He has used the squeeze box for playing all kinds of music not normally associated with free-reed instruments, as well as standard accordion material. Daddy Squeeze also enjoys mixing up styles and genres that don't generally seem compatible. "Music out of context" is the result of his genre-bending experiments with Celtic, Tex-Mex, Creole, Blues, ... Read more

Real Vocal String Quartet

Real Vocal String Quartet continues the boundary-pushing genre-crossing tradition of high quality house concerts at Fifth Street. Great singers and instrumentalists, RVSQ’s surprisingly broad repertoire embraces the diverse influences of all four players, from classical, jazz, and rock, to songs and styles from West Africa, Brazil, and rural America. The musicians: Irene Sazer and Alisa Rose, violin, Matthias McIntire, viola, and Jessica Ivry, cello are smart, clever and fun, and we’re thrilled to have them here. RVSQ YouTube videos here and here. And ... Read more

Tony Furtado

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Ten String Symphony

Ten String Symphony Read more

Tara Linda

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