Country music star Glen Campbell turns 80 this month, and we'll celebrate with two tribute concerts: Friday April 8 at D'Anbino Cellars in Paso Robles, and Tuesday April 12 at SOhO in Santa Barbara. And this Thursday at Shell Cafe in Pismo Beach, we'll do an evening of Eagles songs, in honor of the band's late founder, Glenn Frey. Keep reading for more info, or go to http://songwritersatplay.com/calendar
Today! Tuesday April 5, 5pm to hear highlights from James Taylor tributes at SOhO and D'Anbino. Airs on The Krush 92.5fm, streams free at www.krush925.com. Repeats Thursday April 7, 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.
Tonight! Tuesday April 5 featuring Chi McClean, plus Erin Inglish, Amie Richie, Noach Tangeras, Randall Lamb. Starts 6:30pm at Bang The Drum Brewery, 950 Orcutt Road, San Luis Obispo, (805) 242-8372. No cover charge, all ages OK. April 19: Kristen Black, plus Craig McNichols, Derek Senn, Tim Jackson, KAVA.
Thursday April 7: Tribute to Glenn Frey of the Eagles featuring Girls & Boys, Nick Brittan, Sebastian Luna, Ben Davis, Jimmy Townsend & Anything’s Possible Band, Holly Ann Lewis, Paul Silva, BanjerDan. Show begins 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. April 14: Luis Oliart, with Debra Windsong, Craig Louis Dingman, Brian Hanratty, Randall Lamb, Rob Beckinsale, Jorgensen-Tagg.
Friday April 8: Glen Campbell tribute featuring Shelby Figueroa, Jeanne Newhall, Dennis Russell, Kristy Lee Sager, Karen Tyler, Craig Louis Dingman, Brent Dannells. Show begins 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. April 22 Shadowlands, Ynana Rose, Holly Ann Lewis; May 13 Phil Lee, Ragged Company, Trevor McSpadden; May 27, Bob Dylan Tribute.
Sunday April 10: Rob Larkin & Emily Smith, plus Rob Beckinsale, Tanner Scott. 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. April 17: Ryan Dishen, plus Shining in the Dark.
Monday April 11: Elizabeth Etta, plus Rob Beckinsale, Randall Lamb, Jean Mann, Max MacLaury. 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! April 18: Jim Conroy, plus Tyler Gilbert, John Nowel.
Tuesday April 12: Glen Campbell Tribute with Robert Postel, Steve Fort, Bruce Goldish, Gary Foshee, Brent Dannells, Jeanne Newhall, John Gannon, Karen Tyler, Dennis Russell, Kat Devlin & James Blanco. 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! May 24 Bob Dylan, June 14 Merle Haggard, July 12 Jackson Browne, Aug. 16 Van Morrison, Sept. 13 Buddy Holly.
Wednesday April 13: Molly's Revenge, with special guest Ynana Rose. Tickets are $15 available at Boo Boo Records in San Luis Obispo, or online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2524521. Show begins 6pm at 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 Wine Down Wednesday concerts: May 11, The Salty Suites; June 8, Jill Knight; July 13, CC Riders with Louie Ortega & Dorian Michael; Aug. 10, Bear Market Riot; Sept. 14, Jody Mulgrew Band.
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