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SGT PEPPERS TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES arrow
Saturday, January 28, 2017
8:00 PM

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Recent additions to the prestigious Los Angeles County Musicians Roster (a rare feat for a tribute band) SGT PEPPERS performs all your favorite Beatles songs. Hear music from across the Beatle decade from Please Please Me to Ticket to Ride to Get Back. The band takes the music and the aesthetic seriously, playing the same vintage instruments and using the same amplifiers used by the Beatles to get to as close to the real thing as possible.
 
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CUMBRE FLAMENCA 1 arrow
Sunday, January 29, 2017
5:00 PM

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Enjoy the highest level of Flamenco artistry featuring internationally renowned flamenco dancer Inmaculada Ortega from Spain, with Daniela Zermeno and Sarah Parra, some of our finest dancers from Southern California. A superb and passionate performance in this first of two back-to-back weekend shows at the Annex.

This is an independently produced event and is not available as part of the Grand Annex season package. 
 
VIP Deck Table Seating $65 – Seats up to 4 per table
Cabaret Table Seat (first two rows) $60 – Seats up to 4 per table
General Seating $40
All Seats are Reserved Seating
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THE FIRE
With Guest CHRISTA BURCH
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Friday, February 03, 2017
8:00 PM

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THE FIRE  is a high energy Scottish band with world class fiddling, bagpipes, guitar, bodhran, whistle and bouzouki. The trio includes piper and multi instrumentalist DAVID BREWER, a guest artist with the Chieftains and originally with Scottish super-group Old Blind Dogs and popular Celtic band Molly's Revenge. The other members are ADAM HENDEY on guitar and bouzouki and International Scottish Fiddle Champion, REBECCA LOMNICKY.
 
Special guest singer and bodhran player CHRISTA BURCH possesses a voice that is warm, supple, expressive, and intimate, marrying intuitive musicianship and storytelling through song.

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CUMBRE FLAMENCA II arrow
Saturday, February 04, 2017
7:30 PM

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Internationally renowned flamenco dancer Inmaculada Ortega from Jerez de la Frontera will be joined by guest dancer Emilio Ochando direct from Madrid. A phenom from the Real Conservatorio Profesional de Danza, Ochando has soloed with Ballet Nacional de Espana and Ballet Nacional de Cuba among others. Emilio joins us for one performance only in Southern California. A sensational evening of Classical Spanish and Flamenco Dance! 
 
This is an independently produced event and is not available as part of our Grand Annex season package. 
 
VIP Deck Table Seating $65 – Seats up to 4 per table
Cabaret Table Seat (first two rows) $60 – Seats up to 4 per table
General Seating $40
All Seats are Reserved Seating
Day of Event (Cash Only) ~ Refreshments Available for Purchase 


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Saturday, February 11, 2017
8:00 PM

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Folksinger, multi-instrumentalist (guitar, banjo, harmonica), and songwriter, Willie Watson (formerly of Old Crow Medicine Show) is a leading pioneer in the renaissance of traditional and old-time music.  


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ROSE'S PAWN SHOP arrow
Saturday, February 18, 2017
8:00 PM

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Grammy nominated Rose's Pawn Shop hit the Americana-rock scene hard in 2006 when they were selected by Amoeba Records as a homegrown artist of the month and were awarded Billboard Magazine / Independent Music World Series' Title; Best Band In The West.
 
A little bit bluegrass, a little bit alt-country and a whole lot of rock n' roll. Known for watertight musicianship, soaring harmonies and deeply melodic songwriting, Rose's Pawn Shop has continued to receive acclaim for their more recent albums, Dancing On The Gallows (2010) and Gravity Well (2014).  

With their arsenal of guitars, banjo, thumping upright bass, fiddle and drums, they deliver a rootsy, driving sound that reflects their musical ancestors; Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe, The Band and Old Crow Medicine Show, but takes that music to the next level, with a high energy performance that is defining 21st century Americana.

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Saturday, February 25, 2017
8:00 PM

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Rooted in three-part vocal harmonies, southern twang, and pop hooks, HONEY COUNTY is an alt-country trio led by singer/songwriter and Virginia native, Dani Rose.  Rose came to LA in 2010, and quickly landed an opening act gig for LeAnn Rimes.  Confirming her love of new country music, Rose teamed up with Devon Jane and Leeann Skoda, the trio creates their own story-driven country, melodic pop; and punchy, guitar-fueled rock.

The band's very first single Blood From a Stone, earned a spot on the HBO series True Blood and individually and together, band members have played with Keith Urban, Ceelo Green, Chase Rice, Clare Dunn and others.


Honey County pays tribute to their influences, with excellent covers of  Little Big Town's Girl Crush and Garth Brooks' People Loving People. Their own music is in rotation on SoCal Go Country 105 and their single "99 Bottles" was chosen as a finalist in the station's Country Showdown.

 
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THE BELLE OF AMHERST arrow
Sunday, February 26, 2017
2:00 PM

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Actress Melanie Jones mesmerizes as Emily Dickinson in this one woman play, sharing her journey as a unique and daring artist in 1800's New England. Followed by Afternoon Tea (scones, sandwiches, tea and dessert). A fundraiser for Meet the Music. 
 
This is a special event and not part of our regular concert season.
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Saturday, March 04, 2017
8:00 PM

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A fireball violinist, LUCIA MICARELLI is best known for her collaborations with Josh Groban, Jethro Tull and Chris Botti, as well as for her role as Annie in “Treme”, HBO’s critically acclaimed series about post-Katrina New Orleans.
Micarelli performs classical, jazz, traditional fiddle music and Americana for a high energy, eclectic stage performance, all bound together by her impeccable musicality, trademark emotional vulnerability and technical wizardry.
 
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PERLA BATALLA
House of Cohen
Selections from the Leonard Cohen Songbook
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Saturday, March 25, 2017
8:00 PM

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“Onstage, offstage, digital or analog, I love Perla Batalla.” - Leonard Cohen
 
PERLA BATALLA is a Grammy-nominated vocalist, composer and arranger who first gained international attention as a backup singer for Leonard Cohen before embarking on a solo career with Cohen’s encouragement.
 
For this performance, Perla wraps her soulful voice around selections from the LEONARD COHEN Songbook, bringing her artistry to the songs and paying homage to her mentor.
 
Long before setting off on her solo career, Perla’s astonishing voice had been in great demand for a host of singers who knew her work with Cohen -  from kd lang and Jennifer Warnes to Iggy Pop and The Gipsy Kings.
 
The L.A. times writes, “Batalla is comfortable in both English and Spanish, proud of her mestiza heritage, musically adventurous and always accompanied by impeccable performers…. above all, she is a born storyteller with a rambunctious sense of humor.”
 
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ELTON, THE EARLY YEARS arrow
Saturday, April 01, 2017
8:00 PM

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The Ultimate Elton John Tribute show. ELTON, THE EARLY YEARS  has wowed audiences across the state and was recently hand-picked to be featured on Ryan Seacrest's network AXS TV show "THE WORLD’S GREATEST TRIBUTE BANDS."
 
Elton, The Early Years skillfully re-captures the original album sounds in live concert settings, delivering a complete “Elton” experience. Audiences and critics alike leave with a sense that they “saw” Elton and his band. Caleb Quaye, Elton's first producer and original lead guitarist states this performance is like re-living a 1970s show with the man himself.

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Sunday, April 02, 2017

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From Sam Cooke and Otis Redding classics and more, STREET CORNER RENAISSANCE'S soulful, velvety voices blend together in the classic a cappella doo-wop melodies of the 1950s & 1960s, transporting audiences back in time.

 
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Saturday, April 08, 2017
8:00 PM

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The GLASS FAMILY travels to the future!  The real deal straight out of the '60s! 


Two of the original Glass Family members, JIM CALLON and DAVID CAPILOUTO take the stage with a new six piece band, including MATT LINCIR from Alvas Showroom! Hear songs from their 1968 release as well as tunes from The Doors, The Stones and others from the great era of rock-n-roll.

Back in the day, the Glass Family played all over Los Angeles, gigging at notable venues like The Troubadour, The Topanga Corral and The Whiskey A Go-Go, sharing bills with The Doors, Vanilla Fudge, and Love. By 1967, they'd secured a record deal with Warner Bros. Records., setting them up for gigs with Gram Parsons and The Flying Burrito Bros, Canned Heat, Big Brother & The Holding Company with Janis Joplin, and The Grateful Dead.

 
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JIM CURRY - TRIBUTE TO JOHN DENVER arrow
Saturday, April 22, 2017
8:00 PM

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JIM and ANNE CURRY deliver the multi-platinum hits of the great John Denver in an evening full of familiar songs. You'll be invited to sing along, share in the memories, learn new songs and howl at the moon (literally!)

 

Tribute artist Jim Curry, who's voice was heard in the CBS-TV movie Take Me Home: The John Denver Story, has performed Denver's music in sold out shows throughout the country and has emerged as today's top performer of Denver's vast legacy of multi-platinum hits. Jim's uncanny ability to mirror John's voice and clean-cut look takes you back to the time when "Rocky Mountain High" "Sunshine" "Calypso" and "Annie's Song" topped the charts.

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Saturday, May 06, 2017
8:00 PM

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Rumbankete reigns supreme in the greater Los Angeles area salsa scene. This 14-piece line-up is putting contemporary Cuban dance music (timba) on the map.

Front line singers Gonzálo "Chalo" Chomat (ex Conexión Salsera) and Iris Sandra Cepeda (ex Arte Mixto) both consummate musicians from Cuba who have made LA their home.

An evolution of salsa, timba takes it up a notch, with hyper-syncopated rhythms, fiery violins and blazing brass. Rumbankete packs LA area clubs such as the Mayan and the Conga Room, here’s a chance to hear them in the Southbay.

 
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LISA LOEB arrow
Saturday, May 13, 2017
8:00 PM

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With a career that spans two decades, Grammy®-nominated pop icon Lisa Loeb, topped the charts in 1994 with "Stay (I Missed You) and has continued to record and tour as well as work in children’s music, film, and TV.

  
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Friday, May 19, 2017
8:00 PM

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Innovative drum ensemble LOS ANGELES TAIKO INSTITUTE performs stunning choreographed original and traditional pieces led by Kris Bergstrom, founder of the highly acclaimed group, On Ensemble and Yuta Kato, former member of On Ensemble and TAIKOPROJECT. Concert includes demonstration performances by LATI students and Grand Vision's Team Taiko.


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DAVE WIDOW & THE LINE UP FEATURING BERNIE PEARL arrow
Openers: Bernie Pearl
Saturday, June 03, 2017
8:00 PM

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With his unique style of finger picking, and bluesy vocals, DAVE WIDOW combines elements of R&B, funk, soul and rock. Nominated for "Best Musical Group in 2012" by the LA Music Awards and recognized in 2013 by The Blues Foundation as one of the five finalists for Best Blues CD, Widow and his Line Up of session all-stars deliver a soulful helping of guitar-driven blues.

 

Widow's musical style is influenced by his relationship with many great blues and R&B talents, including Buddy Miles, Bonnie Bramlett, Bill Champlin, Lonnie Mack, and his mentor and collaborator (the late) Roger "Jellyroll" Troy, bassist and vocalist for The Mike Bloomfield Band.

 

BERNIE PEARL OPENS!

Bernie Pearl is one of the most highly respected blues musician in Los Angeles.

Since the 1960’s Pearl was the "go-to" sideman at the old Ash Grove in Hollywood. This master guitarist has played with the most influential blues players of the last 50 years and was recently nominated for “Best Acoustic Blues Album” for Blues Blast Magazine Awards. Here is a chance to see one of the great LA-based blues guitar players of our time.

 
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MOUTHS OF BABES arrow
Saturday, June 10, 2017
8:00 PM

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"If I was forced to categorize it, I'd call it modern folk. It's powerful. It's romantic. It's giddy. And the two are insanely infectious together onstage, like a musical and a personal love fest all at once." - Huffington Post

With more than a dozen albums and over a thousand shows between them, Ty Greenstein and Ingrid Elizabeth of MOUTHS OF BABES are no strangers to the contemporary folk music scene. For years, their respective bands Girlyman and Coyote Grace captivated thousands of loyal fans as they criss-crossed the country, rocked festival main stages, and toured with the likes of the Indigo Girls and Dar Williams.

Now, as Mouths of Babes, Ty and Ingrid have distilled the songwriting, humor, and musicianship of their previous groups into a new power duo that brings more style and depth than ever before.


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GRAY CABALLEROS arrow
Sunday, June 25, 2017

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Michael Herzmark's annual musical excuse to show off for the neighbors! Ace San Pedro-based classic rock band doing some of the best Pop, Country and R & B hits of the ‘60s, that you haven't heard in years! The Monkees, Faron Young, Lee Dorsey, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Tennessee Ernie Ford, Buck Owens and many more, The BEST and the BEST of the B Sides, too!

 
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