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Events for January 11, 2014 through January 24, 2014

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January 2014

Kim Nalley with the Marcus Shelby Orchestra – “The Cole Porter Songbook”

January 13 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $30/Door All tickets purchased for November 11 will be honored No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Soif Wine Bar and Merchants “… finely tuned powerful voice…” – Jazz Review.com Kim Nalley’s previous tributes to vocal legends Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald – and her collaborations with organist Rhoda Scott and saxophonist Houston Person – have won kudos everywhere. And now, Nalley takes on the songs of Cole Porter with expert assistance…

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Albert Lee

January 16 @ 7:00 PM

SOLD OUT! $25/Adv $30/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM “One of the finest guitar players who ever walked this earth…” – Vince Gill When Eric Clapton calls you “the greatest guitar player in the world,” you know you’re on to something good. And this is exactly what he said about famed guitar slinger Albert Lee. Lee first became known during the ’60s for his recordings with American rock ‘n’ roll icons Bo Diddley and Jerry Lee Lewis.…

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Bay Area Flamenco Presents: Sueño Flamenco staring Lakshmi “La Chimi”

January 17 @ 8:00 PM

Bay Area Flamenco presents SUEÑO FLAMENCO Starring LAKSHMI “LA CHIMI” in a rare appearance Direct from Sevilla, Spain! Joined by Spanish Gypsy artists Jesus Montoya, Pedro Cortés and Luis de la Tota Tickets: $40 premium seating (first 3 rows), $25 General Advance Tickets: http://chimi.eventbrite.com Doora: 7:30 PM More info: www.bayareaflamenco.org or 510-444-2820 LAKSHMI “LA CHIMI” Deeply in love with flamenco and the culture of the Andalusian Gypsies, Lakshmi “La Chimi” moved to Spain at age 20.  Studying for over ten years with Sevilla’s…

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Incredibly Handsome Comedians‬

January 18 @ 8:00 PM

Ticket: $25 general, $35 reserved seating (rows 1 – 4 center) Advance Tickets: handsomesantacruz.brownpapertickets.com Doors: 7:30 PM More info: 213-293-8760 Finally a comedy tour fighting for the rights of the handsome! Men are persecuted all across the world for the crime of being incredibly good looking. This year men were deported from Saudi Arabia for being too handsome. What is their crime? Six pack abs, granite chins, and bursting biceps.  Society doesn’t want to talk about it. That’s why we…

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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band – Pono Hawaiian Grill

January 19 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pono Hawaiian Grill 120 Union Street, Santa Cruz, CA Info: 831-427-2227 Join us in welcoming this year’s group at their public debut on Sunday, January 19 at the Pono Hawaiian Grill. The band is directed by pianist and composer, Eddie Mendenhall, and co-directed by tenor saxophonist, Dillon Baiocchi (an honor band alumni). Eddie and Dillon are arranging an exciting repertoire of music which you are sure to enjoy. Stay current with upcoming events by checking out their webpage so you don’t miss out on…

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Red Molly

January 19 @ 7:30 PM

General Admission $22.00 (advance) Gold Circle $35.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold Circle Seating is the first 3 rows center section; plus 2 aisle seats on each side.) Tickets available at www.snazzyproductions.com or 831-479-9421 Doors at 7:00 PM Presented by Snazzy Productions Since 2004, Americana trio Red Molly has been bringing audiences to their feet with gorgeous three-part harmonies, crisp musicianship, and their warm, engaging stage presence. The band consists of Laurie MacAllister (bass, banjo), Abbie Gardner (dobro, banjo) and Molly Venter (guitar). This…

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Booker T. Jones

January 20 @ 7:00 PM

7:00 PM SOLD OUT! Click the blue Buy Tickets button for 9:00 PM tickets. $30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Sponsored by Appenrodt Commercial Properties “… potently insistent gospel-soul…” – The Los Angeles Times Booker T. Jones stands tall in the American legacy of rhythm & blues as a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. In the ’60s, his band, Booker T. & The M.G.s, was a staple of Top-40 radio with hit instrumentals. They also helped…

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Booker T. Jones

January 20 @ 9:00 PM

$30/Adv $35/Door No Comps Doors at 8:30 PM Sponsored by Appenrodt Commercial Properties “… potently insistent gospel-soul…” – The Los Angeles Times Booker T. Jones stands tall in the American legacy of rhythm & blues as a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. In the ’60s, his band, Booker T. & The M.G.s, was a staple of Top-40 radio with hit instrumentals. They also helped define the Stax label sound by serving as a backup band for many important soul singers, including…

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Rick Walker: Celebration of a Lifetime in Music

January 23 @ 7:00 PM

With Special Guests Daniel Thomas, Chris Wedertz, Bill Walker, Thomas Nold, Dana Scruggs,  Marshall Otwell, Pete Novembre, Aron Caceres, Cameron Smith Local & Live: Honoring Artistry–Celebrating Community! $12/Adv $17/Door Doors and dinner beginning at 6:00 PM Multi-instrumentalist/drummer/percussionist, Rick Walker has been on the cutting edge of music for the last 35 years. Although he has toured abroad as a leader and headliner in over 15 countries, he might be best known for his central role in establishing the International Live Looping movement, where…

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Steep Ravine – Club Kuumbwa

January 24 @ 9:00 PM

9:30 PM – Doors at 9:00 PM $5 at the door $3 Newcastle Ales All ages Steep Ravine  is an acoustic quartet hailing from the San Francisco Bay Area. Their unique sound, equal parts poetic lyricism and string-playing ingenuity, bends folk and bluegrass in compelling new directions while paying homage to the spirited Northern California landscape the band calls home.  At this show, Steep Ravine will be celebrating the release of their latest album, Trampin’ On. www.facebook.com/steepravineband

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