Joe Purdy ~ Americana Singer Songwriter
Jul
21
3:45 PM15:45

Joe Purdy ~ Americana Singer Songwriter

From his home state of Arkansas to his home in Los Angeles, Joe Purdy has recorded a baker’s dozen worth of albums. Steeped in the tradition of folk artists such as Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs, he applies his unique skills as a writer, vocalist and passionate observer and participant of our times to his music.

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The Dustbowl Revival ~ Americana Soul
Jul
23
9:30 AM09:30

The Dustbowl Revival ~ Americana Soul

The Dustbowl Revival is an Americana Soul band with eight full-time members who mash the sounds of New Orleans funk, bluegrass, soul, pre-war blues, and roots music into a genre-hopping, time-bending dance party that coaxes new fire out of familiar coal. Dustbowl is touring behind their self-titled, fourth studio album which spent three weeks on Billboard charts, hit #1 on Amazon Americana-Alt-Country, #2 on Amazon Folk, and has spent 13 weeks on the Americana radio chart peaking in the Top 20.

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Con Brio ~ Funk and Psychedelic Soul
Jul
25
10:30 AM10:30

Con Brio ~ Funk and Psychedelic Soul

The San Francisco band Con Brio is the offspring of seven musicians with diverse backgrounds but a shared love for vibrant Bay Area funk and psychedelic soul pioneered by groups like Sly & the Family Stone. The band’s music is a declaration of independence that you can dance to; an assertion of what can happen when the human spirit is truly free.

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Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters ~ Appalachian Honky Tonk & Country Roots
Jul
27
4:00 PM16:00

Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters ~ Appalachian Honky Tonk & Country Roots

The songs on Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters blend the band’s old-school country roots attitude with their shared influences of rock and folk. Amanda says of the album, “I think it’s just about life and all that that entails. Including but not limited to death, strangers, birthdays, money, leaving, arriving, seasons, corruption, and love.”

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Aki Kumar (Aki Goes to Bollywood) ~ Retro Bollywood & American Blues
Jul
28
9:30 AM09:30

Aki Kumar (Aki Goes to Bollywood) ~ Retro Bollywood & American Blues

Aki Kumar's debut album for Little Village Foundation, “Aki Goes To Bollywood”, is a true representation of his musical DNA — classic 1950s/60s Bollywood and down-home American blues. Recorded at San Jose's world-renowned Greaseland studios and co-produced by Aki Kumar along with multiple-BMA nominee/winner Kid Andersen and Little Village Foundation's Jim Pugh, this project features outstanding music delivered by the SF Bay Area's finest blues musicians.

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The Sons of the Soul Revivers ~ Traditional Gospel
Jul
31
10:00 AM10:00

The Sons of the Soul Revivers ~ Traditional Gospel

The Sons of the Soul Revivers, a Vallejo-based gospel quartet, was formed in 1970 by three brothers to carry on the work of their father’s original Soul Revivers from the 1960s.  The brothers, guitarist/singer Walter Morgan Sr., and singers James and Dwayne Morgan, have spent a lifetime of singing in church together and, with their band, present hand-clapping, soul-reviving traditional gospel music that will lift your spirit.

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Niki J. Crawford ~ Soul, Funk & R&B
Aug
1
10:00 AM10:00

Niki J. Crawford ~ Soul, Funk & R&B

Niki J Crawford and her band bring the heat with a high-energy soul get-down. The actress and singer-songwriter crafts poignant lyrics and creates music with a Soul-Funk-R&B sound that you can feel. Niki has been singing since she was 6-years-old. From her roots as the lead soloist in her hometown church choir to her recently completed touring, her talent has continued to evolve as one of the strongest emerging voices in popular music. The former lead singer of Orgone, Niki continues to write and perform, leading with her trademark aura of unconditional love and sensuality that fuels a vocal passion with the ease of a veteran performer. Niki has said that her goal is to make feel-good music and great films with an energy that inspires and alleviates negativity.

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The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men ~ Rootsy Rock ‘n’ Roll & Americana
Aug
3
7:30 PM19:30

The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men ~ Rootsy Rock ‘n’ Roll & Americana

The Coffis Brothers & The Mountain Men were born and raised in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Influenced by those early surroundings, songwriters Jamie and Kellen Coffis blend folk, blues, R&B and straight-ahead rock – evidence of an upbringing spent listening to records from Tom Petty, Neil Young, and The Beatles.

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Cache Valley Drifters ~ West Coast Bluegrass & Americana
Aug
6
10:00 AM10:00

Cache Valley Drifters ~ West Coast Bluegrass & Americana

The Cache Valley Drifters have been pushing the boundaries of American acoustic music for over four decades. CVDʻs sound is a blend of a wide range of musical styles and influences with a focus on vocals rich with harmony. While their music sits on a solid foundation of Bluegrass and Folk, they create a collective alchemy of all musical interests the individual members bring to the table.

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Arthur Watership ~ Indie Folk
Aug
15
10:30 AM10:30

Arthur Watership ~ Indie Folk

Over time laced with an array of musical influences and experiences, Arthur Watership has cultivated a unique sound and style that is often compared to Kate Bush, Tori Amos and Scout Niblet. The band is built of a small and sturdy crew of musicians on a variety of instruments ranging from pedal steel to the rare Viola da Gamba.

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JD McPherson ~ R&B and Roots Rock
Jun
29
9:30 AM09:30

JD McPherson ~ R&B and Roots Rock

The best rock music has a story to tell. JD McPherson's new record chronicles a series of upheavals, frustrations, roadblocks, and kismet—a cross-country move, failed creative relationships, a once-in-a-lifetime career opportunity, and learning to love making music again by letting go.

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Mavis Staples ~ Grammy-winning Legendary R&B and Gospel Singer
Jun
27
8:00 PM20:00

Mavis Staples ~ Grammy-winning Legendary R&B and Gospel Singer

Legendary R&B and Gospel singer Mavis Staples returns to Live Oak with her latest album, "If All I Was Was Black" (ANTI- Records), ten songs about an America that is still facing the racism that Mavis marched against with Martin Luther King Jr in the ‘60s. This album embraces the idea that the country can redeem itself, that we can, one by one, each rise above our worst selves.

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