Tara Velarde, an Indie Folk Songstress from Portland, OR.
“Tara Velarde combines class and sass in her live performances with a focus on vocal power and poetic lyrics. Think Regina Spektor meets Brandi Carlile, with some Janice Joplin moments for an extra kick.”
Sites and EPK:
Steve Norris & Pat Gill; folk and blues style with guitars, harmonica and accordion.
Brian Butler; blues and originals guitarist and singer. Brian Butler mixes his modern and original songs with classic blues. He’s a dynamic singer, guitarist, performer and talented songwriter. A not-to-be-missed performance by an acclaimed Seattle musician.
West Side Music Academy student/staff music night http://home.westsidemusicacademy.com/
AMA TRIO ~ a Latin American, Afro Sephardic, Eastern European Gypsy Circus Chamber Music Band! With Amy Denio, Madeleine Sosin & Abel Rocha.
Lundin Family Tree w/ Janet & the Curmudgeons; a family trio that play a mix of covers, and original songs… Easy listening, soft folk type music.
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
An open mic for musicians (including singers) of all genres of music.
John Brazell; singer/songwriter with a mostly acoustic pop feel touring with an acoustic soul/ pop duo BrowderSister.
JohnBrazell.com and BrowderSister.com.
Burgundy Pearl: Peggy Sullivan and Ron Dalton perform a mix of mongrel Americana music as an acoustic duo. Audiences pay attention to their tightly interwoven voices, their superbly-blended harmonies, and clean, alluring guitar arrangements. From 20s-30s old-time blues to contemporary folk-pop with swing-jazz overtones, Burgundy Pearl performs a tasteful variety of genres reflecting their own unique stylings. Both Peggy and Ron enjoy the art of songwriting and composition, while embracing their musical traditions to spice up a performance with both the old and the new. Each brings musical expression and experience to this collaboration, in a successful merging of song and soul.
The Well Said; duo of David Guilbault and Nick Nordahl playing vintage small guitars from the Thirties.
Bob “Bobcat Bob” Rice; guitarist and song stylist in the traditions of blues, folk, jazz, country, old-time, bluegrass, r&b, and rock.
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.