Purveyors of “Comedy & Western!” For more than thirty years Riders In The Sky have been revitalizing Western music, while branding the genre with their own legendary wacky humor and way-out Western wit.
Known for her smart, observational humor and legendary spontaneous wit, Paula is recognized in innumerable lists, documentaries, and literary compendiums noting influential standup comedians of our time.
As South Africa’s Cultural Ambassadors to the World, Ladysmith Black Mambazo sings of peace, of love and for people to live in harmony. The Tony Nominated and Grammy winning group was featured on Paul Simon’s “Graceland’ among many other film and music projects.
David Bromberg is a musician’s musician, a master of guitar, fiddle, Dobro, and the mandolin, in multiple styles. He’s been referred to as an American Icon and co-invented the NewGrass genre but it all began with the blues.
Mintz considers herself a “materials artist,” taking her inspiration from the innate potential of the diverse media that she has mastered through her career— including ceramics, wood, and metals to textiles and paper.
Grammy nominated acoustic guitarist Leo Kottke absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone, before abandoning Stravinsky for the guitar at age 11. Influences range from the country-blues of Mississippi John Hurt to the music of John Phillip Sousa and Preston Epps.
A rock and roll legacy featuring Devon Allman, Duane Betts, and Duane Oakley. In 2018, the three descendants of the Allman Brothers Band joined forces with slide guitar sorcerer Johnny Stachela, drummer John Lum, and percussionist R Scott Bryan to form The Allman Betts Band
Friday, March 20, 2020, 11am
Saturday, March 21, 2020, 2pm
Doors open one hour before showtime
This multimedia theatrical presentation features Jack London’s classic story of the legendary sled dog Buck and is uniquely designed to encourage audience participation through imagination as the story unfolds on stage.
Paul Emery presents A Thousand Kisses Deep: The Songs of Leonard Cohen, a reprise of his triumphant tribute to one of the most fascinating and enigmatic singer/songwriters of the late 60s, according to a press release.
Osborne’s six-string virtuosity, inventive musicality, and poetic songcraft underpin an ever-expanding three-decade catalog celebrated by fans and critics alike. New Orleans’ Anders Osborne is a true musical treasure.
This fundraiser benefiting California Heritage: Indigenous Research Project (CHIRP) features renowned performers Lyla June and MaMuse. There will also be song and story shared by Nisenan Tribe members and art featured from CHIRP’s Visibility Through Art Collection. The Nisenan Tribal members of the Nevada City Rancheria are original, lineal descendants of the Nisenan, who were here before the gold rush and remain here in their ancestral homelands today.
Sierra Hull is a singer, mandolinist, composer, lyricist, and former child prodigy who signed with Rounder at age 13. She distinguished herself by becoming the first bluegrass musician to receive a Presidential Scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music. Her album Weighted Mind was produced by Béla Fleck and features Alison Krauss, Abigail Washburn, and Rhiannon Giddens
The San Francisco rock band, The Mother Hips have never been ones to follow convention. Rich melodies, firmly rooted in gritty rock and roll and the evocative storytelling are what The Mother Hips do best. $20-$30 Members, $25-$35 Regular
Guthrie helped define the singer-songwriter genre burgeoning in the seventies. Guthrie delivers an astounding time capsule with over thirty albums including “Alice’s Restaurant.” $70-$80 Members, $75-85 Regular
After winning a Grammy for his “Walking in Memphis,” Marc Cohn solidified his place as one of this generation’s most compelling singer-songwriters rooted in the rich ground of American rhythm and blues, soul and gospel.
With a particular joy for bridging musical styles, Ayla’s songs seem a genre unto their own, as she weaves between vocal looping, produced beats, live drumming, orchestral string arrangements, Celtic melodies, disco rhythms, electronic soundscapes, and even dashes of hip-hop wordplay. Calling us to listen deeper, her songs are elegant masterpieces of lucid storytelling, with lyrics ringing as anthems for planetary healing, human potential, beauty, and compassion.
Experience the fervor and passion of Sufi Qawwali music, an ancient devotional art form that invokes deep remembrance of the Beloved through powerful song and dynamic rhythm, with internationally renowned ensemble Fanna-Fi-Allah.
Since its formation in Oakland, California in 1968, Tower of Power has forged a reputation as a crack band of high achieving musicians fluent in all realms of Soul, Rock and Pop music with a sophistication and punch like that of a Jazz big band.
A contemporary fiber arts exhibition with multiple artists featuring work that is three-dimensional, free-form, and utilizes fiber-based material: cloth, paper, wood, etc. Curated by Brynn Farwell and Lin Schiffner, the purpose of this exhibition is to break free of the rectangular, two-dimensional confines of wall-based work.
The Greenberg Collection: Selections from Hindi Greenberg’s art collection from many years of supporting artists. Hindi personally owns over 400 pieces of artwork, many of them created by artists in Nevada County.