This Sunday is the 80th birthday of folk-rock icon Leonard Cohen. We have two tribute concerts planned:
--Sunday Sept. 21 featuring Kiki Ebsen, Pi Jacobs, Shannon Savage, Rags & Bones, Arturo Tello, CV Wells, Dave Cipriani, Kat Devlin, Emily Wryn, Claude Hopper. Show begins 7:30pm. $12 tickets are available at the door. Open to all ages. To get the best seats, make dinner reservations at 805-962-7776. SOhO Restaurant & Music Club, 1221 State Street #205, Santa Barbara.
--Saturday Sept. 27 featuring Jude Johnstone, James Houlahan, Ragged Company, Rags & Bones, Geoff Baker, Rob Kimball, Dave Cipriani, CV Wells, Sonnie Brown. Steynberg Gallery, 1531 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo. Show begins at 7:30pm, $12 cover. Come early for a good seat, great food, gourmet coffee and teas, beer and wine too. Advance tickets: 805-547-0278.
Get all the details at http://songwritersatplay.com/calendar.html
Thursday Sept. 18: Bear Market Riot, plus Christiana Newcomb, Ray Tarantino. 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. Sept. 25: Nashville's Annalise Emerick, plus Brian Hanratty, Erin Inglish, L.A.'s Aaron Gilmartin, San Diego's Cleopatra Degher.
Sunday Sept. 21: Karen Tyler, with guest host Craig Louis Dingman, plus Christiana Newcomb, David Rosales, Justin Froese. 1-4pm at Sculpterra Winery, 5015 Linne Road, Paso Robles, 805-226-8881. All ages OK. Free! Sept. 28: Cynthia Lin & the Blue Moon All-Stars, plus Rags & Bones, Marty O’Reilly, Geoff Baker.
Monday Sept. 22: Nashville's Mare Wakefield & Nomad (pictured here), plus Erin Inglish, Ray Duncan, Phil Lee, Ray Tarantino. Bon Temps Creole Cafe, 1000 Olive Street, San Luis Obispo, 805-544-2100. Show starts 6:30pm. All ages OK. Free! Sept. 29: Rob Kimball, plus Tim Jackson, and BanjerDan.
Tuesday Sept. 23: The Turkey Buzzards, plus Derek Senn, Ynana Rose, Ray Tarantino. The Wise Owl, 2164 Center St. (behind Robin's Restaurant), Cambria, 805-927-8888. Show runs 6:30-9:00pm, no cover charge. 21 & over. Oct. 14: Sean Rowe
Sat. Sept. 27: Ragged Company, plus Christiana Newcomb, Keith Alan Mitchell, Christine Rogers. Your host Steve Key kicks off the show at 1pm at Wild Horse Winery, 1437 Wild Horse Winery Court, Templeton, 805-788-6300. All ages OK. Free! Oct. 4: Karen Reed.
Next at D'Anbino: Oct. 10 Ynana Rose CD Release, Damon Castillo (Tom Freund will be rescheduled). Show begins 7pm at D'Anbino Cellars, 710 Pine St., Paso Robles. Reservations strongly recommended: 805-227-6800. Come early for a good seat -- food service starts at 6pm. $10 cover. All ages OK.
Coming soon to Steynberg Gallery: Oct. 18 Paul Simon tribute, Nov. 22 Joni Mitchell tribute.
Radio Show #147: Julian Temple. Tune in 1pm Friday Sept. 19 to The Krush 92.5fm, streams free at www.krush925.com. Thanks to our radio show sponsors, Central Coast Music of Morro Bay, and McPhee's Grill of Templeton.
Also big thanks to producer Cliff Stepp, and everyone at The Krush.
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