Thu., April 7, 2016, 7:30 pm
Greyhounds are Andrew Trube (Tyler, TX) and Anthony Farrell (Los Angeles, CA). The two met in 1999 after Anthony replied to an ad in the New Times by auditioning for Andrew over the phone. Shortly after they assembled a band, released their first record (waiting for francis) and hit the road. After touring the U.S….
Sun., Mar. 20, 2016, 7:30 pm
John Gorka is a world-renowned singer-songwriter who got his start at a neighborhood coffeehouse in eastern Pennsylvania in the late 1970s, encountering legendary folk troubadours Eric Andersen, Tom Paxton, Claudia Schmidt and the like.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:30 pm
An unpretentious, compelling, and humorous performer with a dark, rich, idiosyncratic voice, Greg Brown is, hands down, one of America’s great singer-songwriters. His insightful lyrics paint powerful and often deceptively simple images on a canvas of gospel, blues, country, rock, and jazz. Everyone from Willie Nelson to Carlos Santana has covered his songs. At the…
Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, 7:30 pm
Very few musicians of any stripe so personify a musical genre as completely as Tony Furtado embodies Americana roots music. Tony is an evocative and soulful singer, a wide-ranging songwriter and a virtuoso multi-instrumentalist adept on banjo, cello-banjo, slide guitar and baritone ukulele who mixes and matches sounds and styles with the flair of a…
Fri., Dec, 18, 2015, 7:30 pm
Friday performance (for Thursday performance, click here) “Chuscales” – This was the name given to Jose Valle Fajardo by his Grandfather. Since then, the name Chusco has come to describe a guitarist of consummate skill and a profound understanding of the Flamenco traditions. A native of Antequera, Spain, Chuscales grew up in a traditional gypsy family well known…
Thu., Dec, 17, 2015, 7:30 pm
Thursday performance (for Friday performance, click here) “Chuscales” – This was the name given to Jose Valle Fajardo by his Grandfather. Since then, the name Chusco has come to describe a guitarist of consummate skill and a profound understanding of the Flamenco traditions. A native of Antequera, Spain, Chuscales grew up in a traditional gypsy family…
Fri., Nov. 20, 2015, 7:30 pm
SILVER LADDER is an auditory shot in the arm from veteran touring songwriter Peter Mulvey. Produced by the indomitable Chuck Prophet, it is a lean, muscular collection of tightly constructed songs, leavening Mulvey’s tendency toward ruminative and yearning acoustic songs with a dose of sharp-witted, punchy rock and roll.
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 7:30 pm
Crafting a unique style that mixes poetic ballads with swinging rockers, Eilen Jewell ranks among the best in the Americana genre today. As the reigning Queen of the Minor Key, Jewell leads a tight quartet who blend influences of surf-noir, early blues, rockabilly, and 1960s era rock and roll.
Fri., Oct. 16/17, 2015, 7:30 pm
Rory Block has dedicated her life to preserving and innovating the Delta blues tradition. She grew up in a family with Bohemian leanings, her father’s Greenwich Village sandal shop frequented by the likes of Bob Dylan and John Sebastian. The diverse Village scene inspired her to pick up a guitar at age 10, and by…
Thu., Sep. 24, 2015, 7:30 pm
A uniquely Memphis blend of grit, delicacy and charm, Amy LaVere is a singer, songwriter, bassist, and storyteller whose latest, Hallelujah I’m A Dreamer, recorded with husband and noted guitarist Will Sexton, captures the immediacy of the live show they’ve developed on the road together, reveling in stripped-down sounds and uncluttered harmonies that blend so well you…