Erin Inglish calls it "MAY Thy Banjo Grooveth" -- a tour of local venues which includes three of our showcases (May 5 Shell Cafe, May 8 Sculpterra, May 9 Otter Rock). She's assembled an all-star band, including bassist Dylan Johnson, guitarist Dorian Michael, Adam Nash on bass and guitar, Joe Ridout on acoustic guitar, and Arlo Blaisus of Stringtown Ambassadors on mandolin.
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Today! Tuesday May 3, tune in at 5pm to hear David Starr with Debra Windsong, and Johanna Chase. Airs on The Krush 92.5fm, streams free at www.krush925.com. Repeats Thursday May 5, 9am. Thanks to our radio show sponsors, Central Coast Music of Morro Bay, McPhee's Grill of Templeton, and Dr. Brian Hanratty, D.D.S."The Singing Dentist". Also big thanks to producer Cliff Stepp, and everyone at The Krush.
Thursday May 5: Erin Inglish Band, plus Joe Ridout, Max MacLaury, Ynana Rose, Randall Lamb. Show begins at 6:30pm. Shell Cafe, 1351 Price Street, Pismo Beach, 805-773-8300. All ages OK. Free! It's a co-production with Madeline Royal of Love Live Music. May 12: Dead Frets, plus Nick Brittan, Christiana Newcomb, Mike Oliviero, Shining in the Dark, Matt Salkeld.
Sunday May 8: Erin Inglish Band, plus Joe Ridout, Craig Louis Dingman, Jennifer Martin. 1-4 pm, rain or shine year-round at Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 805-226-8881. No cover charge, all ages OK. May 15: Trevor McSpadden plus PJ Robertson, Jeff Uzzel
Monday May 9: Erin Inglish Band, plus Joe Ridout, Mike Oliviero, Rebecca Troon. Otter Rock Cafe, 885 Embarcadero, Morro Bay, (805) 772-1420. 6:30pm start. No cover charge, but we pass the tip bucket for the featured act. All ages OK. Full dinner menu and great sunset views! May 16: Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield, plus Stereo Chickens, Karyn Ann, Noach Tangeras.
Wednesday May 11, The Salty Suites (pictured here),with special guest Phil Lee, at the Wine Down Wednesday concert series at Sculpterra. Special guest Ynana Rose opens the show at 6pm. Tickets are $15 available at the door, or at Boo Boo Records in San Luis Obispo, or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2527536. Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 805-226-8881. Food and wine will be available for purchase -- including HALF OFF the price of selected bottles. More Wednesday concerts: June 8, Jill Knight; July 13, CC Riders with Louie Ortega & Dorian Michael; Aug. 10, Bear Market Riot; Sept. 14, Jody Mulgrew Band.
Friday May 13: Phil Lee, Ragged Company. Trevor McSpadden opens at 7pm. Reservations strongly recommended: 805-227-6800. D'Anbino Cellars, 710 Pine St., Paso Robles. $12 cover. All ages OK. D'Anbino has cheese plates & desserts, but OK to bring your own food. May 27, Bob Dylan Tribute; June 10, new trio Point Conception and Portland's Just People; June 24, Merle Haggard Tribute.
Tuesday May 17 Roy Schneider & Kim Mayfield, plus Craig McNichols, Max MacLaury, Devin Wallace. Starts 6:30pm at Bang The Drum Brewery, 950 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo, (805) 242-8372. No cover charge, all ages OK. Monthly 3rd Tuesday. June 21: Ynana Rose.
Tuesday May 24: Bob Dylan Tribute with Bear Market Riot, James Lee Stanley, The Agreeables, Noach Tangeras, Brian Rozendal, Girls & Boys, Cat Zebron, Ben Justus, Steve Fort. Tickets $12, available at the door, BUT for the best seats, make dinner reservations at 805-962-7776. All ages OK. Doors open 6:30, show begins at 7:30pm. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State Street #205, Santa Barbara. More tributes! June 14 Merle Haggard, July 12 Jackson Browne, Aug. 30Van Morrison, Sept. 13 Buddy Holly, Oct. 11 John Lennon, Nov. 22 Gordon Lightfoot.
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