Music at Fifth Street–April/May 2024

Music at Fifth Street–April/May 2024

CALEB KLAUDER & REEB WILLMS Monday, April 29 Two of the West Coast’s most outstanding roots musicians, Caleb and Reeb stretch attempts at superlative language. Rock-solid mandolin and guitar, wonderful harmonies, great spirit and humor, and the best taste in the business. Join us for a rare chance to hear just the two of them, after their bluegrass band plays at the Freight the weekend before. From Orcas Island, Washington, Caleb and Reeb have been here before and they're always a huge hit. ... Read more

February/March Shows

San Lyon Saturday, February 24 Introducing San Lyon--a Swing Jazz quartet from Los Angeles, harmonizing since 2019. Their expertise lies in the enchanting tunes of early 20th-century jazz, complemented by original vintage-inspired compositions. Featuring Paige Herschell on vocals and melodica, Jenna Colombet on violin and vocals, Katie Cavera on bass, vocals and banjo, and Dani Vargas on guitar. Join us for a musical journey that blends classic jazz nostalgia with a unique, timeless sound. Listen to some tunes here and here. Reservations  Mads Tolling Friday, March ... Read more

December at Fifth Street Farms

Sam Reider & The Human Hands Saturday, December 16 Sam Reider is a Latin GRAMMY-nominated accordionist, pianist and composer. His work combines diverse influences, from jazz and folk tunes to originals. His performances have been featured on NPR, PBS and the BBC. Reider has performed, recorded and collaborated with artists including Jon Batiste, Jorge Glem, Sierra Hull, Laurie Lewis, and Paquito d’Rivera. The genre-bending acoustic ensemble The Human Hands’ music ranges from a "mash-up of the the Klezmatics, Quintette du Hot Club de ... Read more

The Crooked Jades–Saturday, March 18

The Crooked Jades--Saturday, March 18, 2023 The Crooked Jades re-imagine old-time music for a modern age, pushing boundaries and blurring categories with their fiery, soulful performances. Innovative, unpredictable and passionate, the Jades bring driving dance tunes and haunting ballads to rock clubs, festivals, traditional folk venues and concert halls across America and Europe. The Jades create a unique and modern sound by exploring the roots of Americana and interweaving the diverse musical influences of Europe and Africa. This is profound and transcendent ... Read more

Kathy Kallick Band–Saturday, January 21, 2023

The Kathy Kallick Band--Saturday, January 21, 2023 There are still some seats available for one of our favorite local bluegrass bands. Long-time musical heroes Kathy Kallick (guitar, lead vocals), Annie Staninec (fiddle), Greg Booth (dobro & banjo), Tom Bekeny (mandolin), and Cary Black (acoustic bass) have been leaders of the bluegrass renaissance for years. Kathy has won 2 Grammy and 2 International Bluegrass Musicians' Association awards, and they're about as fun an experience to see in person as anything you've done since 2020. Check out the band's website ... Read more

Scroggins & Rose–Saturday, May 21

Scroggins & Rose--Saturday, May 21 Scroggins & Rose is Nashville based mandolinist Tristan Scroggins and Bay Area violinist Alisa Rose. Tristan frequently plays on the Grand Ol’ Opry and was awarded the prestigious Instrumentalist of the Year Momentum Award by the International Bluegrass Music Association in 2017. Alisa was nominated for a Grammy for her work with Quartet San Francisco and served as an ambassador of the U.S. State Department with the Real Vocal String Quartet. Combine these two lifetimes of musical commitment and exploration ... Read more

John Whelan And Katie Murray–April 27

John Whelan And Katie Murray--April 27 Seven-time all-Ireland champion John Whelan is one of the world’s best living Irish button accordion players. John was raised in the London Irish music scene of the 1970s, and learned his craft from legends Lucy Farr, Roger Sherlock, Paddy Taylor, Mick O’Connor and his teacher Brendan Mulkaire. John moved to the US in 1980 and has been inspiring Celtic musicians and fans ever since. He has toured and recorded extensively with many artists – ranging from ... Read more

Tony Furtado with Luke Price–Sunday, April 10

Remember house concerts? Small, in a comfortable room, with people like you. Remember Fifth Street Farms? Concerts are upstairs, in a big space with good acoustics. The music is generally unamplified instruments and voices, traditional American and international. The first post-lockdown show was a big success, and we're continuing the re-opening. Limiting audience size to 40 people, masks and vaccinations required. To help our musicians compensate for the smaller audience size seats are $30 per person. To avoid empty seats at the ... Read more

John Reischman & The Jaybirds

Remember house concerts? Small, in a comfortable room, with people like you. Remember Fifth Street Farms? Concerts are upstairs, in a big space with good acoustics. The music is generally unamplified instruments and voices, traditional American and international, of all types. It’s been a long path to reopening. Like everyone, we're concerned about your health and ours. We'll begin the re-opening by limiting audience size to 30 people. Masks and proof of vaccination are required. To help our musicians compensate for the ... Read more

No Shows For Now

(Evie Ladin practicing banjo distancing)     Of course all our concerts have been cancelled. We'll resume our shows as soon as we can and we'll let you know when. In the meantime, listen to some tunes, visit musicians' websites and support them by buying music. Here's our picks for now: John Reischman & The Jaybirds. The Lowest Pair. Friction Quartet. The Ladles. Western Centuries. Alexandrov & Skliar. Rita Hosking. The Louvin Brothers. Read more
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