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February 2015

Scientist Turned Comedian Tim Lee

February 28 @ 8:00 PM

“very cerebral comedy” – NY Times A creative blend of stand-up comedy with science. Tim Lee is a comedian with a Ph.D. who’s become an international sensation selling out shows from Melbourne to New York. “You know how Larry the Cable Guy’s act pretty much consists of him yelling “Git ‘er done!” every five minutes or so? Scientist-turned-comic Tim Lee’s material is the diametric opposite. Lee, who got his PhD before realizing where his true talents lay, blends science talk (complete…

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March 2015

Steven Graves Band CD Release Show

March 6 @ 7:30 PM

Join Steven Graves and his band to celebrate the release of Mission Bell his fourth full length CD. Authentic, rootsy, organic, insightful and thoroughly engaging are some of the adjectives being used to describe the CD. Recorded mostly live with old school analogue gear, this record sounds like something that could have come right out of Mussel Shoals. Acoustic guitars, accordion, fiddle and mandolin are smoothly melded with electric guitar, raucous piano, and organ. Live acoustic tracks with soaring three part harmonies along with…

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Peter Rowan – solo

March 14 @ 7:30 PM

Grammy-award winner and six-time Grammy nominee, Peter Rowan is a singer-songwriter with a career spanning over five decades. From his early years playing under the tutelage of Bluegrass veteran Bill Monroe, to his time in Old & In the Way and breakout as a solo musician and bandleader, Rowan has built a devoted, international fan base through a solid stream of records, collaborative projects, and constant touring. General Admission $25.00 (advance) Gold Circle $40.00 (advance) Tickets $4 more on day-of-show (Gold…

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Andrea Gibson

March 20 @ 7:00 PM

Andrea Gibson is not gentle with her truths. It is this raw fearlessness that has led her to the forefront of the spoken word movement– the first winner of the Women’s World Poetry Slam –Gibson has headlined prestigious performance venues coast to coast with powerful readings on war, class, gender, bullying, white privilege, sexuality, love, and spirituality. Her work has been featured on the BBC, Air America, C-SPAN, Free Speech TV and in 2010 was read by a state representative…

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Holly Near

March 21 @ 7:00 PM

Holly Near is performing at Kuumbwa with pianist John Bucchino and special guest, Emma’s Revolution. Consider bringing a friend to a concert, perhaps someone who has never heard music that speaks to peoples’ everyday lives with such clarity and beauty. Holly has a way of opening up hearts and inviting conversation, exploration, and transformation. And on top of that, she is funny. The show is delightful; the singing is rich with gorgeous harmony. The arrangements are a musical mix of piano, guitar,…

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The Painted Horses, McCoy Tyler, Sun Maiden

March 27 @ 8:30 PM

The Painted Horses are a folk band from the Santa Cruz Mountains in California.  Denys Kozakis, a Santa Cruz local, and Natosha Wengreen, growing up back and forth between Logan, Utah and Placervile, Ca, discovered their mutual love for songwriting and singing harmonies and started the project along with their good friend and musical partner Jon Payne on bass.  The trio make up the foundation of the band which adds the help of fellow musicians/friends for live shows and recordings.…

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April 2015

Viva La Lehrer II — Celebration of the Life and Songs of Tom Lehrer

April 9 @ 7:00 PM

Two Gail Rich Award recipients, Lori Rivera formerly with “the Bobs” and Shadowbrook crooner Joe Ferrara, will headline the second annual gala with The Lehrermen, the “all-Lehrer ragtime skiffle band” featuring Steve Wilson, Olaf Schiappacasse, Dillon Baiocchi, Rick “Ace” and Peter Nichols. Also new to the cast of 22 are folk singer and recording artist Mark Levy and Master of Ceremonies Mr. Sven Davis of Planet Cruz fame. Returning standouts include the Gold Standard barbershop quartet Constellation, operatic phenom Lizz…

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Slugs n Roses – Psychedelic Dance Party

April 10 @ 7:30 PM

PSYCHEDELIC DANCE PARTY! DRESS FOR THE EVENT!  Slugs N’ Roses plays Grateful Dead music in an energetic, refreshing style. Add additional groove music including the Beatles, Bob Marley, Bob Dylan, and funk makes for a high energy psychedelic party with interwoven rhythms and impassioned lyrics. Featuring Airy Larry and Doug Dirt from the Banana Slug String Band on guitar and bass, guitarists Brett Packer and August West, keyboardist Dave Faulkner, and drummer Paul Garcia. Vocalist Michael Sammet delivers a beautiful but…

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Pipa Piñon: Wash Me Clean

April 11 @ 8:00 PM

This solo concert with Pipa Piñon is her first time to perform without Dreambeach . She is presenting material from her new CD, Wash Me Clean and  Sprinkled with bits of humor, drama, reflection, and redemption. Doors at 7:30PM $20 in advance, $25.00 at the door Tickets available at pipapinon.brownpapertickets.com and at Logos Books & Records More Info: 831-247-3460

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