An Evening with Jake Shimabukuro

Jake takes the ukulele to places no one has gone before, performing awe inspiring music that ranges from jazz, blues, and rock to bluegrass, classical, and folk. Thank you to our show sponsor, Lamb’s Victorian Inn

An Evening with Leo Kottke

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.

Anders Osborne

Osborne’s six-string virtuosity, inventive musicality, and poetic songcraft underpin an ever-expanding three-decade catalog celebrated by fans and critics alike.

The Greenberg Collection

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.

Tyler Rich

California-born country singer and songwriter with a knack for full-bodied songs about love. Opening: Temecula Road, named one of Radio Disney’s NEXT BIG THING artists.

Off The Wall

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.

Fall Theater Class [Ages 8 – 14]

Bring your curiosity and passion for theatre to create a show to perform on the last day of class. In Class you will: • Explore the Principles of Good Acting • Develop Believable Characters • Learn Audition Tips and Techniques • Create and Perform Scenes and Mini Plays • Learn and Perform Songs and Choreography from Broadway Musicals and Movies Instructor: Dinah Smith Location: Off Center Stage | 315 Richardson St, Grass Valley, CA 95945 Dates (20): September 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, October 1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, November 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19 Time: 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM Ages: 8 – 14 Cost: $325 Register   About the Instructor Dinah Smith – SAG, AFTRA, BA Theatre, MAT Education. As a Director, Choreographer, Actor, Teacher/Coach, Dinah has worked in the Entertainment Industry and as a Performing Arts Educator/performer since the 70’s. She has directed, choreographed, or performed locallyRead More

From The Center: Kyle Ledson

Kyle Ledson Since age 3, Kyle Ledson has embraced acoustic music as his very best friend. He first picked up a fiddle from the free fiddle music lessons offered to the kids at the Strawberry Music Festival. Every morning we’d wait in line to sign up for a slot with an instructor. The Kid’s on Bluegrass program at the Father’s Day Bluegrass Festival held by the California Bluegrass Association (CBA) was Kyle’s next exposure to kids playing instruments. This really inspired Kyle as he saw these teenagers really doing something with their music. Kyle participated in the Kid’s on Bluegrass program yearly hosted by Frank Sullivan and Kyle wrote a bluegrass song for the kids to play together called “Bluegrass Heart.” Mostly self taught, Kyle has learned the secret backroads of the fretboard and sharpened his flat picking skills to make the mandolin (and now guitar) sing. Kyle started writingRead More