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Label: Indie, Ninth Street Opus
Manager: Sara Mertz
Bio: If you sense a slight incongruity in the title of Blame Sally’s Speeding Ticket and a Valentine, rest assured that it’s as purposeful as the life it describes is random. The album lifts its name from a line in the bridge of the hard-charging leadoff single, “Living Without You,” which describes a... See Full BioMore Info
2014 Summer Nights Festival Five Saturday Nights of Multicultural Musical Experiences! Outdoors Under Beautiful Marin Skies Music, Dinners, Cocktails, Picnics, Dancing, Kid Zone Saturday, July 12, 19, 26 and August 2, 9, 2014 (May 12, 2014- San Rafael, CA) —The first of Five Summer Saturday nights of live music, dinners, cocktails, picnics, dancing, Kid Zone, and more will begin on July 12th with Africa’s most inspirational band, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, under summer skies in the heart of Marin County. Designed to allow guests to create a perfect summer evening to suit their lifestyle, whether it includes the kids or a date, dancing or just sitting back and enjoying the evening, bring a picnic or purchase dinner right on site from a favorite local restaurant. The venue is nestled between the JCC buildings and rolling Marin hills, and offers an incredibly family safe outdoor venue, far from the street. Children 17 and under are FREE and the Kid Zone will include guided hands-on projects as well as the beautiful playground. Come party and celebrate great music and each other with the whole family. CONCERT LINE-UP: African Night Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars Sat. July 12, 2014: 7pm After a 10 year adventure that has taken them from squalor of refugee camps to the world’s biggest stages, Africa’s most inspirational band continues to ascend and comes to the JCC. They have evolved to become one of Africa’s most recognized bands with fans across the globe. Their music embodies and radiates the joy, passion and love for their fellow man. The band is a living testament to the resilience of the human spirit and an inspiration to hundreds of thousands of people across the globe. Dinners: Sol Food Kid Zone: Draw Bridge Instruction: African Dance Pacific Island Night Hapa Sat, July 19, 2014: 7pm Traditional Polynesian textures and rhythms that incorporate elements of pop and world beat. Hula dance performances throughout the night; Demo and Instructions pre- show Dinners: Mauna Loa Hawaiian BBQ Kid Zone: Bay Area Discovery Museum Demonstration: Halua Hula Na Pua O Ka La’akea Instruction: Hula Gypsy Rock Diego’s Umbrella Sat. July 26, 2014: 7pm Celebrated as San Francisco's Ambassadors of Gypsy Rock they describe their music as “a blend of eastern European gypsy traditional stuff, Spanish flamenco, polka/ska rhythms, and good ol' pop and rock from the West”. Dinners: Miller’s East Coast Deli Kid Zone: Bread & Roses Instruction: Israeli Folk Dancing Western/Americana The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit Sat. Aug. 2, 2014: 7pm From the interior cattle town of Oakdale, Ca, GLTSO has created a unique sound driven by original songs from two very talented songwriters within the group. Described as a hybrid of Americana, folk, rock, bluegrass with sweet, old country western. Dinners: Casa Manana Restaurant Kid Zone: Marin Symphony & The Magic Flute Instruction: American Two-Step – Wooden floor on turf! Bay Area Indie Folk Rock Blame Sally Sat. Aug. 9, 2014: 7pm Blame Sally creates an eclectic and undeniably original brand of folk pop that plays on the “indie edges of Americana”. Bringing together four unique voices and musical backgrounds, Blame Sally has forged a cohesive sound that is instantly recognizable and compelling, toe-tapping, happy and fun. Dinners: Sol Food Kid Zone: Agricultural Institute of Marin Instruction: Pre-Concert Yoga! 2014 Summer Nights Festival As Summer comes to Marin County, the Kanbar Center continues to build on community and family by encouraging parents and guardians to allow children the opportunity to experience live music in a safe, comfortable space that is perfect for all ages. Participate in an art project, learn more about the work other of non-profit agencies, bring a canned food for Marin’s less fortunate, celebrate family, food, fun, friends and community to live music under Marin skies, at affordable prices. WHAT: Multi-cultural outdoor family concerts, dining, playground, dancing, cocktails and...fun! WHO: All are invited ~ family friendly. WHEN: Saturday evenings, July 12 – Aug 9. Concerts begin @ 7pm and are over by 10pm. Doors Open @ 6pm WHERE: The Osher Marin JCC, 200 N San Pedro Rd. Central San Rafael, ¼ mile E off 101 PARKING: Ample FREE parking. TICKETS: Single/Turf Seating: Adults- $22 advance/$25 day of. Subscriptions offer best pricing and early seating! Picnic tables for 8, Cabaret tables of 4 available for purchase and/or reservation; kids 17 & under FREE. Phone:415-444-8000 or http://www.marinjcc.org/summernights MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Bolt ~ 415.444.8081~ email@example.com
Local Folk-Rock Quartet with an Attitude: BLAME SALLY Performs at the Osher Marin JCC’s Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival Saturday, August 9, 2014 @ 7:00pm Local Folk-Rock Quartet with an Attitude; BLAME SALLY closes the 2014 Summer Nights Outdoor Music Festival on Saturday August 9 @ 7pm. The series of 5 consecutive Saturday nights of live music, dinners, cocktails, picnics, dancing, kid zone, playground and more wraps up the season with a long-time local favorite, Blame Sally, and their eclectic and undeniably original brand of folk pop that plays on the “indie edges of Americana”. Bringing together four unique voices and musical backgrounds, Blame Sally has forged a cohesive sound that is instantly recognizable and compelling. With their decade plus of live performances and recordings, they have established a legacy of song combining country, folk, rock, Celtic and strains of classical music, which has “brought originality together with a roots sensibility and pop accessibility.” This local folk-rock quartet with an attitude, combines acoustic textures with Americana harmonies and an independent spirit. YOU TUBE WEBSITE Tickets & Pricing: -$22 advance/$25 day of / Kids 17 & under FREE -Subscribe: 5 for only $85 - best pricing/early seating! -Reserve a Picnic table for 8 or Cabaret tables for 4 Tickets are available online or by calling 415.444.8000. - 6:00pm- VIP table & Subscriber Entry - 6:15pm- General Admission Entry - 6:40pm- Pre-festival Yoga! - 7:00pm- Performance - All performances are over before 10:00pm MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Bolt ~ 415.444.8081~ firstname.lastname@example.org MORE: Ideal for families and multiple generational gatherings, the venue is set against the beautiful hills of Marin and within a secluded, self contained, safe, outdoor park-like environment that is expansive and open, yet accessible only through the JCC . The venue begs for picnicking but offers the choice of purchasing delicious and affordable meals. Sol Food will have a pop up restaurant on site selling their delicious Puerto Rican Cuisine. - No alcohol is allowed to be brought in, but is available for purchase. - Seating options including picnic grounds, chairs, picnic tables and intimate cabaret seating. -Kids 17 and under are FREE. Agricultural Institute of Marin will host the Kid Zone, offering up an art project along side the playground for youngsters. -Georgi & Willow pop-up shop will offer festival clothing and add to the full Marin community experience. The Kanbar Center for the Performing Arts is the Performing Arts Department within the Osher Marin Jewish Community Center in San Rafael, California. All are welcome; no membership is ever required to attend. The Center is a long-standing Marin non-profit, centrally located in Marin County and just ¼ mile east off Hwy 101. Summer Nights 2014 7/12 –African Music Night: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars – African Dance - Sol Food 7/19 – Pacific Island Night: HAPA, Hawaiian Dance – Mauna Loa Hawaiian BBQ 7/26 –Gypsy Rock: Diego’s Umbrella – Israeli folk Dancing – Millers East Coast Deli 8/2 – Country Western/Americana: The Good Luck Thrift Store Outfit – Country Two-Step – Casa Manana 8/9 – Indie Folk Rock: Blame Sally – Yoga! – Sol Food MEDIA CONTACT: Linda Bolt ~ 415.444.8081~ email@example.com