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Come watch, listen, and maybe even groove a little as we perform to celebrate Jordan Sumner's new music video! There will be viewings of the video and several musical performances to enjoy throughout the evening. Doors open at 6:30, performances at 7:15 and 8:00! $15 donation at the door
I'll be playing a set as part of the artist reception for “Ode to the Farmworker” a Solo exhibition by Northern California Artist Mark J. Martin.
Come one! Come all! for a FUN-Raiser benefiting 14 Black Poppies, Publik / Private, and Independent Arts & Media!! That's right! We're joining efforts and raising FUN (and $$$) for not one, not two, but THREE incredible projects! That means just showing up supports THREE awesome causes, each of which intersects of ARTS & MEDIA! And who doesn't love art and media? So...what do we have lined up for the night? Well, it wouldn't be a FUN-raiser without some FUN. So we've curated an eclectic line-up that bridges tastes, styles, expressions, and mediums!! Without any further to do...HERE IT IS! 8:00 PM -- THE BLOOM -- LITERARY READING A literary reading series in its FIFTH SEASON! Series curated by Lisa D. Gray. Evening hosted by Scott Duncan Russell. Featuring Danny Abdon, and four more writers. 10:00 PM -- PERFORMERS OF CIRCUS BELLA You'll be amazed and dazzled by how these circus performers bend and move and perform! 10:20 PM -- SNOW ANGEL -- MUSIC The wonderful women of Snow Angel -- Gabby LaLa and Miriam Speyer -- take over the stage with a few guest performers, including Cadence Myles and other talented musicians from San Francisco and the Bay Area, in what is sure to be Jem and the Holograms meets Cindy Lauper glamfest! >>>>>TICKETS ARE $5 - $20 and NOTAFLF!<<<<< MORE ABOUT THE PERFORMANCES Invoking feelings of love, nostalgia and hopeful possibility, SNOW ANGEL, (Gabby La La and Miriam Speyer) makes an impression that could melt the most cynical of hearts. There is no denying the power of this punky Oakland trio (electric Sitar, Guitar and Drums) reminiscent of Cyndi Lauper and Jem and the Holograms! Special guest performers include Cadence Myles and other talented musicians from San Francisco and the Bay Area! THE BLOOM is a monthly literary series featuring Bay Area writer, where a past reader curates five of their fellow writers around a theme. It’s an entertaining evening of diverse voices and personal style, bridging narratives and communities. It was founded by Margaret Bacon, Tara Dorabji, and Jason Wyman in Summer of 2012. PERFORMERS OF CIRCUS BELLA. (NOTE: There will only some performers from Circus Bella present. This is not an entire Circus Bella Performance) Circus Bella is an open air, one-ring circus featuring contemporary, high-level acts set to an original score performed by live musicians. David Hunt and Abigail Munn created Circus Bella in the spring of 2008 to respond to a shared dream for accessible and high quality circus in the San Francisco Bay Area. Together, with band director / composer, Rob Reich, they assembled themselves into an ensemble company of 9 performing artists and a quartet of musicians. That fall, Circus Bella performed three dates in San Francisco. The success of these performances gave the company the steam and encouragement to press on. MORE ABOUT THE BENEFITTING ORGANIZATIONS 14 BLACK POPPIES cultivates community, arts, and wellness by producing events that shine a light on local talents. To accomplish this, we provide personal and professional development to artists; exhibition support to businesses, community benefit associations, non-profits, and government agencies; and internship opportunities to students of all ages. PUBLIK / PRIVATE is a new non profit multimedia music and literary platform that breaks the glass ceiling of traditional digital media by exploring arts and culture in a way that is unwavering, undefined and without limitations. INDEPENDENT ARTS & MEDIA'S mission is to support independent, non-commercial arts and media projects and producers for the purpose of cultivating community, civic participation, cultural engagement, and free expression. IAM currently provides fiscal sponsorship for 45 affiliates dedicated to non-commercial work in media and the arts, including publishing, theater, dance, music, visual art, film and video, journalism, history, and public-events production. Our ultimate vision is to strengthen a culture of democracy by cultivating arts and media projects that engage neighbors in civic life.
Are you a live music, poetry, burlesque, food, wine and art fan? Are you going to be in town 09/20 and 09/21? Would you like the opportunity to support the development of tomorrow's leaders? If you answered "yes" to all three of these questions, then please consider coming to a two day art and music party this September in Oakland's thriving Temescal District. Proceeds from these two days of performance will directly benefit the Bay Area Girls Rock Camp, a non-profit dedicated to empowering girls through music, while promoting an environment that fosters self-confidence, creativity and collaboration. BUY YOUR TICKETS HERE FOR DAY 2 OF THE TRANSCENDENT 2 DAY ART & MUSIC PARTY - DETAILS BELOW: ****************** T R A N S C E N D E N T M U S I C P A R T Y D A Y 2 *********** S U N D A Y, S E P T E M B E R 2 1, 2 0 1 4 *** D O O R S @ 3:00 P.M. ******************************** L E O 'S M U S I C C L U B ************* 5 4 4 7 T E L E G R A P H A V E N U E, O A K L A N D,C A *************************** T H R E E S U P E R H O T B A N D S ***************************** $10 COVER **********AGES 18 & UP Featuring performances by three of the Bay Area's hottest bands! 6pm B O N E S O F A F E A T H E R Imagine Janis Joplin meets Marie Callas, with a hint of Alanis Morissette and Chaka Khan thrown in and you begin to get close to the vocal power of lead singer and guitarist, Julie Indelicato!. Julie's magnificent pipies are backed by a super tight band featuring members Emma Hyatt - Drums, Mood, Heartbeat; Suyá Nascimento - Vox, Licks, Attitude; Sarah Mobarekeh - Keys, Horns, Atmosphere; and Jay-Marie Hill - Bass, Sax, Soul, and Swag. BOAF passionately delivers gorgeous rock, r&b, and pop covers like you've never heard them before. Don't miss this group's first time performing at Leo's! 5pm M E N T A L 9 9 Come and experience the expertly delivered lush instrumental rock originals and covers from San Francisco duo, guitarist Joe Gore [Tom Waits, PJ Harvey, Tracy Chapman, Maryanne Faithfull, Eels, DJ Shadow, Courtney Love] and drummer Dawn Richardson [Four Non-Blondes, Tracy Chapman, Martinis, Angel Corpus Christi]. While Joe and Dawn use no prerecorded backing tracks, they employ "live looping" recording passages of music as they perform them, and then improvising new layers over them. The result is a breathtaking and powerful labyrinth of ear candy for your soul. 4pm S N O W A N G E L Invoking feelings of love, nostalgia and hopeful possibility, Snow Angel makes an impression that could melt the most cynical of hearts. There is no denying the power of this punky super group featuring Gabby La La on electric sitar, Pamela Parker on Guitar, Arianne Cap on Bass, Cadence Myles on Guitar, Michael Scott Jacobs on Drum, and Maya Carina on keys! Reminiscent of classic Cyndi Lauper and Jem and the Holograms, Snow Angel tops off every song with spell casting harmonies to create a rockin' dream pop sound from the heart. Snow Angel is the brainchild of Gabby La La, who is most famous for touring with Les Claypool's Fancy Band. Claypool also produced and released La La's first album "Be Careful What You Wish For..." on his record label. Come and listen to Gabby La La who has been heralded as one of the most talented and creative multi instrumentalists this side of the Emerald City. After years of studying the Sitar with maestro Ali Akbar Khan and earning a degree in North Indian Classical Music from CalArts, La La got her start as a member of Les Claypool's band. In 2005, Claypool released La La's first solo album on his record label and she has gone on to release two more full albums and EPs as both Gabby La La and Snow Angel. Check out this dream pop group that delivers delicious shoe gazing yumminess with a punky edge! Please visit http://www.girlstock.com for all the details!
Sounds Like: Jason Mraz, Tracy Chapman, Jack Johnson
Bio: You can call me Cadence. I'm a singing, songwriting musician. I believe that everyone has a gift; mine is music, and the only way to keep a gift is by giving it away or sharing it with someone rather than keeping it to oneself. This music I make is my gift to share with the world. Please pay it f...See Full Bio
Songwriting, Vocals/ Acoustic Guitar