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Branch Street Deli
Miss Leo Brings Folk & Bluegrass to AG - 6:00-8:30pm
203 East Branch
Arroyo Grande (Village), CA 93420
(805) 489-9099 [map]
Price: Free!

Miss LeoRaised on the Grateful Dead and other famous artists from the 60's and 70's, Miss Leo's music is deeply rooted in folk, bluegrass, and soul traditions. She's played our tributes to Paul Simon and Kate Wolf, and has featured on many of our showcases. Miss Leo is becoming a frequent performer at Central Coast music venues, including the 2018 Whale Rock Festival. http://www.missleomusic.com/

 

Special guests include Sarah Biklen, Talitha Gabrielle, and Jaryd Block.

 

Showcase runs 6:00-8:30pm at Branch Street Deli, 203 E Branch St., Arroyo Grande. (805) 489-9099. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set to close out the show, and others playing 4-song sets. We pass the tip jar during the featured set, otherwise no cover. All ages are welcome.

Encore! Nicole Stromsoe with Dorian Michael - 1-4pm
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
805-226-8881 [map]
Price: Free!

Nicole Stromsoe & Dorian MichaelPerforming an atmospheric blend of eclectic, old soul, jazz & blues, Nicole Stromsoe's voice has been described as nourishing, sensual, and rich in quality. With clarity and presence, she shapes a distinctive experience for her listeners; expressed from a resounding source of emotional intelligence. Nicole is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music (Boston), and has studied the voice intensively for over 10 years. “Nicole Stromsoe brings the same sort of experimentation and fresh interpretation to her jazz and blues music as, say, a Cassandra Wilson." — Glen Starkey, New Times SLO. Nicole will be accompanied by guitarist Dorian Michael. http://www.nicolestromsoe.com/

 

 

Special guests include Matt Jaffe, Nick Brittan, Martin Paris, Dan Daniel, and Cassi Nicholls.

 

Songwriters At Play holds showcases every Sunday, 1-4 pm at Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 805-226-8881. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set, and others playing 4-song sets. We pass the tip jar during the featured set, otherwise no cover. All ages are welcome.

Featuring Nashville's Andrea Pearson - 6:30-9:00pm
601 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 772-8388 [map]
Price: Free!

Andrea PearsonAndrea Pearson is a prolific songwriter, having written over 500 songs since she moved to Nashville from her hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia. A sought after studio vocalist, Andrea has sung on literally hundreds of recording sessions. Most recently she had the milestone honor of singing on country legend Reba McEntire’s latest release, “Sing It Now: Songs Of Faith & Hope”. She is a captivating live performer who knows how to engage her audience. She has opened shows for Brooks & Dunn, Wynonna, Vince Gill, and Tanya Tucker, shared the stage with Grammy Award winner Bryan White and she was a finalist on CMT’s Next Superstar series. Andrea tours throughout the US and Canada, has performed at the Canadian Country Music Awards and recently made her debut on the Grand Ole Opry. https://andreapearsonmusic.com/

 

Special guests include Amalia Fleming, Jeanne Haegele, Jim Conroy, Tim Pacheco, Ken McMeans, and Laura May.

 

Showcases are Mondays 6:30-9pm at Morro Bay Wine Seller, 601 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, (805) 772-8388. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set to close out the night, and others playing 4-song sets. No cover charge, but we pass the tip bucket for the featured act. 21 & Over Only.

Branch Street Deli
Country-pop writer Joe Ferra features - 6:00-8:30pm
203 East Branch
Arroyo Grande (Village), CA 93420
(805) 489-9099 [map]
Price: Free!

Joe FerraJoe Ferra is an accomplished guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He began writing songs in his late teens using his experiences and feelings while sharing his creations on the streets of Santa Barbara. Inspired by country and pop he has blended the two together to create his unique style with catchy hooks, meaningful lyrics and purposeful melodies. Central Coast is his new home and he is looking forward to sharing his talent with you.

 

Special guests include Laura May, and Shining in the Dark.

 

Showcase runs 6:00-8:30pm at Branch Street Deli, 203 E Branch St., Arroyo Grande. (805) 489-9099. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set to close out the show, and others playing 4-song sets. We pass the tip jar during the featured set, otherwise no cover. All ages are welcome.

Bluegrass! The Rose Valley Thorns Headline - 1-4pm
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
805-226-8881 [map]
Price: Free!

The Rose Valley ThornsOjai-based band The Rose Valley Thorns feature three-part harmonies and bluegrass-influenced original songs. Bandleader Joshua Bergmann is a multi-instrumentalist who studied jazz guitar, but has played at the Grass Valley, Parkfield, and the Good Old Fashioned Bluegrass Festivals. He plays mandolin in RVT, with his younger brother Jared Bergmann adding guitar, and Corey Highberg on the bass). Sample their sound at https://joshuabergmann.bandcamp.com/

 

Showcase includes Lauren Hatcher, and guest host Craig Louis Dingman.

 

Songwriters At Play holds showcases every Sunday, 1-4 pm at Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 805-226-8881. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set, and others playing 4-song sets. We pass the tip jar during the featured set, otherwise no cover. All ages are welcome.

Branch Street Deli
Featuring longtime SLO fave Tim Jackson - 6:00-8:30pm
203 East Branch
Arroyo Grande (Village), CA 93420
(805) 489-9099 [map]
Price: Free!

Tim JacksonTim's music career goes back to the days of SLO venues like The Dark Room and The Spindle. He recently released his tenth album, and continues to play often all over the Central Coast. His musical style ranges from Americana to rock and soul. If you're a fan of Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Bob Dylan, or Van Morrison, you'll hear a lot of their influences in Tim's songs. http://www.timjackson.net

 

Guest host Craig Louis Dingman opens the show, followed by Lauren Hatcher, Raymond Berguia, and more TBA.

 


Showcase runs 6:00-8:30pm at Branch Street Deli, 203 E Branch St., Arroyo Grande. (805) 489-9099. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set to close out the show, and others playing 4-song sets. We pass the tip jar during the featured set, otherwise no cover. All ages are welcome.

Introducing multi-instrumentalist Absolute Value - 1-4pm
5015 Linne Rd.
Paso Robles, CA 93446
805-226-8881 [map]
Price: Free!

absolute valueAbsolute Value is the latest musical project of Zack Greenwald. He recently moved to the Central Coast from Los Angeles, where he played in the alternative bliss-rock four piece, Givers & Takers. His solo work includes a live loop of multiple instruments and vocal parts.

Special guests include Cassi Nicholls, The Dennis & Laura Show, and Wicked Monk.

Songwriters At Play holds showcases every Sunday, 1-4 pm at Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 805-226-8881. The showcase includes one featured act, playing a 45-minute set, and others playing 4-song sets. We pass the tip jar during the featured set, otherwise no cover. All ages are welcome.

Tribute to John Prine in Morro Bay - 6:30-9:00pm
601 Embarcadero
Morro Bay, CA 93442
(805) 772-8388 [map]
Price: $10

John Prine tributeSongwriters At Play presents an evening of witty and wise songs by legendary folksinger John Prine. The former Chicago mailman was recently nominated to the Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame. Sing along on Paradise, Hello in There, Angel from Montgomery, Illegal Smile, Sam Stone and more. Performers include Nicole Stromsoe, Steve Kindel, Fallow Fields, John Nowel, Ken McMeans, Rusty Hobbs, John Sandoval, and Steve Key.

 

Show begins at 6:30pm. Morro Bay Wine Seller, 601 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, (805) 772-8388. 21 & Over Only. $10 general admission. Buy your tickets in advance and we will reserve your seats!
https://my805tix.com/events/tribute-to-john-prine-in-morro-bay

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