Keb’ Mo’

Over the past two decades, Keb’ has cultivated a reputation as a modern master of American roots music. His 14 Albums and 5 GRAMMY Awards span the Roots, Blues and Americana categories. Thank  you to our show sponsors, Natural Selection Food & Wine & Mother Truckers

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

Black Violin

Black Violin is lead by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers.

John McEuen & The String Wizards Present: Will the Circle Be Unbroken

John McEuen, founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, best known for its evergreen bestselling album Will the Circle Be Unbroken and for its version of the song “Mr. Bojangles.” McEuen is one of the seminal figures who conceived and originated the fusion of folk, rock and country, a unique sound still hugely popular today.

An Evening with Amy Grant

Amy Grant has built a long, successful career on music that matters. Ever since she burst on the scene as a fresh-faced teenager bringing contemporary Christian music to the forefront of American culture, the Nashville native gained a reputation for creating potent songs that examined life’s complexities with an open heart and keen eye. Thank you to our sponsor, Nevada City Winery.

SOLD OUT! Sonny Landreth & Marcia Ball

Two American blues greats, Marcia Ball and Sonny Landreth, come together for a double bill of Southern-fried electric blues, roadhouse R&B, and rockin’ boogie-woogie.

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.

In Conversation With Patrick Storm: Art Marketing

A new series beginning January 3. Join The Center for the Arts In Conversation With local celebrities exploring the topics of Nature, Food, Lifestyle and Art. From tattoo artists to mushroom hunters, naturalists to nutritionists, farmers to brew masters, this weekly series will feature the very best of Nevada County. Hosted by Jacob Freydont-Attie, each conversation provides an opportunity to interact with the experts in a Q&A via Zoom. Sundays at 4pm • Tickets: $10 Public, Free for Members     Join us for a virtual conversation with Patrick Storm of LemonTreeAgency.com to explore digital options to promote and sell art in 2021. • digital newsletters • e-commerce websites made easy • best practices for social media • virtual events           ABOUT THE EXPERT:Patrick Storm is the co-founder and CEO of Lemon Tree Agency, LLC. Patrick is a regular guest speaker for public relations and communication classes atRead More

The Mother-Daughter Project

This project began as a collision of surrealist creativity. The mother is a professional artist with an MFA degree and an in-depth knowledge and love for surrealism in all its forms. She has given lectures and classes on surrealism and created a lot of it herself! One day she discovered her own daughter’s exquisite, ethereal poetry! As she read it, her jaw dropped at the eerie phrases, nearly making sense and then. . . not. The mother was intrigued and, being an artist, imagery began popping and flowing into her head. She wondered what these poems would look like! The daughter wondered too and thus began the Mother-Daughter Project.

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