Just when you think American roots music should be relegated to the dusty confines of a purist’s museum it will surprise you with a paradigm shift. Take Marty O’Reilly & the Old Soul Orchestra— passing through tradition, the quartet stumbled upon innovation, proving that old souls can be creatively fresh.
NEW! From The Center brings the music to you. Enjoy these shows from home, tune in to KVMR, or watch on YouTube to join us for these LIVE one-time only broadcasts.
FREE Broadcast Event | A long-tenured band from Nevada City, California, Golden Shoulders are known for their freewheeling mix of scrappy indie rock, power pop, and folk as well as a constantly fluctuating lineup which centers around the melodic songwriting of leader Adam Kline.
The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser, “the Michael Jordan of Scottish fiddling”, and brilliant Californian cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. Over the last 20 years of creating a buzz at festivals and concert halls across the world, they have truly set the standard for fiddle and cello in traditional music. They continue to thrill audiences internationally with their virtuosic playing, their near-telepathic understanding and the joyful spontaneity and sheer physical presence of their music.
HONEY OF THE HEART This versatile, inspiring duo, often backed by their dynamic and talented band, weaves together soaring, rich vocals and melodies, haunting, epic, harmonies, contagious polyrhythms infused with deep, soulful, intimate presence, message and skill to sweeten the hearts of all who listen. website | facebook | video ________________________________________________ Honey of the Heart LIVE From The Center Friday, January 15, 2021 7:00 PM PST Free Public Broadcast RSVP Broadcasting Live Music From The Center. On select Friday nights, The Center for the Arts invites you to tune in from home to enjoy live streaming shows. These special broadcasts will be available online at thecenterforthearts.org. We remain committed to serving our community through this pandemic. * Making the arts accessible to all, include our community’s most vulnerable * Creating opportunities for local artists to perform and earn income * Celebrating our new state-of-the art performance venue SupportRead More
Countdown the New Year with us online! Premieres December 31 at 7pm PST. This video will be available to watch any time after its premier on our YouTube channel through January 1. The Gold Souls are bringing the driving grooves of funk, the rich textures of soul, and the compelling storytelling of the blues to the Northern California scene and beyond. Drawing from a wide range of influences and experiences, they deliver captivating lyrics and fresh arrangements over a vintage sound. “THE GOLD SOULS [ARE] CRAFTING GOOD-TIME MUSIC WHILE NEVER LOSING SIGHT OF ITS IMPLICATIONS ABOUT LIFE, THE SELF AND THE SOUL.” – Submerge Magazine The Gold Souls Website | Instagram | YouTube December 31, 2020 • 7pm PST Broadcast ________________________________________________ Funktastic New Years Eve From The Center Thursday, December 31, 2020, 2020 7:00 PM PST FREE WATCH NOW Broadcasting Live Music From The Center. TheRead More
Farrow and the Peach Leaves Farrow and the Peach Leaves runs the country spectrum, from smoky honky tonks and strung-out drug runs to the particular California country grief only found in Nevada County. New Release “Honeyslides” has driving, locomotive rhythm, soaring guitars, and back-porch style harmonies. Website | Facebook Broadcasting Live Music From The Center. This summer, on select Friday nights, The Center for the Arts invites you to tune in from home to enjoy live streaming shows. These special broadcasts will be available online at thecenterforthearts.org. We remain committed to serving our community through this pandemic. * Making the arts accessible to all, include our community’s most vulnerable * Creating opportunities for local artists to perform and earn income * Celebrating our new state-of-the art performance venue Support this series by making a donation today. Take Me to the Replay From The Center SeriesRead More
Friday, March 26, 2021
Whitney Myer burst onto the scene in 2012, wowing Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine, Cee Lo Green and Blake Shelton on NBC’s “The Voice” in 2012. A nexus of RnB, hip-pop and Rock n Roll, Whitney Myer’s soulful vocals and electrifying live performances have mesmerized audiences.
Eminent singer-songwriter, The Sam Chase, flanked on one side by Chandra Johnson, violin heroine, and on the other by Devon McClive, renowned and feared cellist at large. A refreshing and new style they call “Chamber Americana.” The Sam Chase Trio will be performing live From The Center on Friday, March 12, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. This is a ticketed show and a live streaming event.