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“Combining the lyrical storytelling of Paul Simon with smooth acoustic riffs of John Mayer’s Room for Squares, and the occasional piano ballad, Jordan Ziskin brings a modern spin to the love language of the contemporary singer-songwriter.” JordanZiskin.com
Andrea and Joseph; a variety of originals and cover songs. Genres include jazz, folk, country, and a couple soft rock.
Jim Page singer-songwriter: After seeing him perform at the High Sierra Music Festival in the summer of ‘97, Rob Bleetstein of Gavin wrote: “Jim Page is a lyrical genius with a guitar. This man personifies the word ‘free-flow.’ Page takes to the mic and the song invents itself on the spot; his talent is a natural wonder.” http://www.nodepression.com/profile/JimPage
Cook and Rose are a duo from Austin, Taos, and points beyond, playing original music rooted in folk and blues. Their sound is a mixture of cornbread, tacos, and broken-down circus wagons. They released their second album, “The Lonesome American,” in May 2017. You can hear them at www.cookandrose.com
An open mic for musicians (including singers) of all genres of music.
Gary Benson – Solo performer in the style of; Beatles, Shawn Colvin, James Taylor, Simon & Garfunkel, Rolling Stones, Carolyn Arends and other folk singers. The music I grew up with and the current songs I love.
Roo Forrest and Friends plays an eclectic mix of originals and covers. Some of the artists we cover are Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Johnny Cash, and Bobby Gentry.
Unplugged ~ A Musical Gathering! An informal venue in a cozy coffeehouse for acoustic instrumentalists and singers of all stripes: Classical, Early Music, Jazz, Folk, Composers, et. al.
WordsWest Literary Series from 7 pm – 9 pm. Every third Wednesday at C & P Coffee, WordsWest hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to craft discussions and guided writing explorations for every experience level. wordswestliterary.weebly.com