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Past Events 2017

Ian Faquini and Rebecca Kleinmann

Brazilian rhythms and other harmonic influences

 

Past Events 2016

Double Trios- Bal du Kor (African) & Briasas du Brazil

Captivating ensembles with indigenous instruments

 

Ya Layl

Mostly Middle Eastern

 

Ellen Robinson

Ellen Robinson with the Don't Wait Too Long Band

 

Gary Muszynski and Friends

Into the Mystery -an afternoon of acoustic music

 

Ya Elah

Balkan and Middle Eastern style spiritual music

 

Yolo Mambo-CANCELLED

Transglobal Rhythms

 

Lisa Lynn and Aryeh Frankfurter

An Enchanting Evening of Celtic harps, rare instruments & wondrous stories

 

Past Events 2015

Ian Faquini and Rebecca Kleinmann

Brazilian rhythms and other harmonic influences

 

True Life Trio with Lily Storm

Vocal harmonies from Eastern Europe, the Americas & beyond

 

Claudia Schmidt

Singersongwriter & entertainer of multiple genres!

 

Anne Marie and Fiddlearound

An infectious blend of swamp boogie, blues, Cajun, Zydeco, gypsy, fiddle tunes, country & originals

 

Gary Muszynski and Friends

Into the Mystery -an afternoon of acoustic music

 

Janam

American & Balkan Roots Fusion

 

Bolo

Acoustic Global Groove

 

The Sophisticated Ladies Vocal Trio

Jazz evolution from the swinging 30s to the present - full of soul, and harmony

 

Meredith Axelrod & Craig Ventresco

Ragtime, Early Jazz and pre-1930's American Roots Music

 

Past Events 2014

Jeffrie Givens with Marty Nemko

A remarkable story, told in word and song

 

Cindy Kallet & Grey Larsen

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, each well-known and loved for their decades of music making, have joined musical forces in a new duo. Cindy is a superb singer, guitarist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Grey is one of America's finest players of the Irish flute and tin whistle, as well as an accomplished singer and concertina, fiddle, piano and harmonium player.

 

Oscar Reynolds & Karumanta

Afro-Latin World Jazz

 

Big Bad Gina & Laura Love

Genre-hoppin', folkin'-rockin' brilliant acoustic to radical electric

 

Claudia Schmidt

Singersongwriter & entertainer of multiple genres!

 

OoN

Bass and Bassoon Duet

 

Snowapple

Three part harmonies with operatic interludes

 

Therianthrope

Flamenco, Balkan, Indian Classical, Jazz, Persian and Pop

 

Qadim

Sacred and Folkloric Music of the Near East

 

Amy X Neuburg

Unique blend of cabaret, classical and rock

 

Past Events 2013

Panacea

Balkan, Celtic, Medieval

 

Molly's Revenge Trio

Summer CD Release Party!

 

Round Mountain

American Grit with a Worldly Amalgam

 

VidyA-Prasant Radhakrishnan

South Indian Classical & Jazz

 

Small Potatoes

Celtic to Cowboy

 

Oakland Folkharmonic & Teslim

Traditional modal music from a variety of traditions

 

Real Vocal String Quartet

Violins, viola, cello, voices, thumps, thunks, and plucks

 

Past Events 2012

Mozaik

Songs from the Balkans, Mongolia, Ukraine, Russia, Quebec, Appalachia, and other countries in Europe

 

Kleptograss

Seamless blend of bluegrass, Cajun, blues, old-time, jibaro, swing, Greek, etc.

 

Laurie Lewis and the Right Hands

Quintessential Bluegrass

 

Red Hot Chachkas

Klezmer Fusion Concert & Dance Music

 

Claudia Schmidt

Singersongwriter & entertainer of multiple genres!

 

Janam

Balkan, Turkish, Romani, Sephardic and American Roots inspired Music

 

MaMuse & Walter Strauss

Sweet Duet Harmony & World Guitar

 

Harps Galore

An Enchanted Evening with Celtic Harps and MOre

 

Izvorno Icepick & Lilly Storm

Wildly Contemporary yet firmly rooted in Tradition

 

Past Events 2011

 

 

Bayou Seco

Cajun, Traditional Hispanic, Cowboy

 

Evie Ladin Band

Banjo, resonant voice, real stories and rhythmic dance

 

Cascada De Flores

Musical Traditions of Mexico and Cuba

 

Taarka

Gamut of indie-gypsy chamber folk

 

California Honeydrops

Blues, Gospel, Second Line New Orleans Jazz, and early R&B

 

Claudia Schmidt

Singersongwriter & entertainer of multiple genres!

 

Hat Check Girl

Iconic & Eclectic Singersongwriters!

 

Keith Greeninger & Dayan Kai

California Acoustic Soul

 

Jamie Laval & Richard Mandel

Premier Celtic Violinist

 

Canconier

The Black Dragon -Music from the Time of Vlad Dracula

 

 

Past Events 2010

 

Stephanie Bettman & Luke Halpin

Original folk/bluegrass/Americana music

 

Bluegrass Intentions

Bluegrass Intentions Reunite! A special one-time only East Bay performance featuring Eric and Suzy Thompson, Bill Evans, Alan Senauke and Markie Sanders!

 

Big Wide Grin

A Soulfully Acoustic 3 Peace Band

 

Molly's Revenge with Moira Smiley

Scottish & Celtic Music band

 

PremaSoul

Ancient Indian melody with the soul of American music

 

Solstice

Female acapella ensemble

 

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, each well-known and loved for their decades of music making, have joined musical forces in a new duo. Cindy is a superb singer, guitarist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Grey is one of America's finest players of the Irish flute and tin whistle, as well as an accomplished singer and concertina, fiddle, piano and harmonium player.

 

Teslim

Kaila Flexer & Gari Hegedus

 

 

Past Events 2009

 

Real Vocal String Quartet

Violins, viola, cello, voices, thumps, thunks, and plucks

 

Bill Evans & Megan Lynch

Fiddle, Banjo & More!

 

Stairwell Sisters & VOCO! Double bill

Acoustic Old Timey with Punk-rock Intensity

 

Elameno Quintet

Jazz, Arabic to Flamenco, Brazilian & Irish

 

Wake the Dead

World's First Celtic All-Star Grateful Dead Jam Band

 

Palm Wine Boys

Acoustic World Folk Music

 

Still on the Hill

Acoustic Contemporary Folk-Duo of the Ozarks

 

Leftover Dreams

Standards (and not-so-standards) of the Great American Songbook

 

Harpist Diana Rowan and accompanists

Eastern European, Middle Eastern, Indian, and Western classical traditions. Also Japanese

 

 

Past Events 2008

 

Oscar Reynolds & Karumanta

Bolivian folk & fusion, Black Bolivan/Peruvian

 

Amy X Neuburg

Unique blend of cabaret, classical and rock

 

Hillbillies from Mars

Celtic & American Tradional Fiddle

 

Jeff & Vida

Sizzling Bluegrass, Lovesick Blues, Rockabilly, and Dustbowl Ballads

 

Elameno Quintet

Jazz, Arabic to Flamenco, Brazilian & Irish

 

Fishtank Ensemble

Cross pollinated Gypsy and World Music Ensemble

 

Eliyahu & Qadim

Mystical Music from Middle East & Northern India

 

Keith Terry & Tobias Roberson--plus special guest Dusty Brough

Percussion driven music

 

The Muses

Celtic Music with Zing!

 

Grannar

Swedish Folk trio

 

 

Past Events 2007

 

Ellis Island

Old World Klezmer Band

 

Blame Sally

Powerful foursome-Americana/Pop

 

The Harmony Sisters -Reunion

Traditional singing, fiddle, banjo, & mandolin

 

QUIJEREMA! & Latin American Saxophone Quartet

TWO Chilean Jazz-Folk Ensembles

 

Moira Smiley & VOCO -Joint concerts with members of Kitka

Balkan to Appalachian Ensemble

 

Small Potatoes

Celtic to Cowboy duo

 

Any Old Time String Band - (Reunion)

Pioneer all-female string band

 

Solstice

Female acapella ensemble

 

 

Past Events 2006

 

Wishing Chair

Multi-instrumentalist Miriam Davidson and songwriter Kiya Heartwood

 

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen

Cindy Kallet and Grey Larsen, each well-known and loved for their decades of music making, have joined musical forces in a new duo. Cindy is a superb singer, guitarist, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist. Grey is one of America's finest players of the Irish flute and tin whistle, as well as an accomplished singer and concertina, fiddle, piano and harmonium player.

 

Taarka

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Past Events 2005 and earlier

 

An Afternoon of Baroque Music

Fundraiser for One World Children's Fund

 

Book reading from "Daughter's Keeper"

 

Book reading from "Three Apples that Fell from Heaven"

 

Book reading from "How Can We Keep from Singing? Music and the Passionate Life"

 

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