« Week of March 7, 2010 »
Start: 03/07/2010 8:00 pm

Si Kahn recently commented, "My work in the civil rights movement led me through the coal camps and cotton mill towns of the South to the Brookside strike in Harlan county, Kentucky; the brown lung movement and the J. P. Stevens campaign in the Carolinas; and the critical work of organizing and coalition-building among black and white, women and men, rural and urban.

Start: 03/09/2010 8:00 pm

Since the early 1990s, indie folk-rocker Melissa Ferrick has gathered a dedicated following with her emotionally honest first-person lyrics, dynamic sound, and impassioned live performances. In recent years she's been leaning a bit closer to the rock & roll vibe that always seemed to underpin her music, but her songs continue to be true to an intimate, nuanced vision, as on her recent CD, Goodbye Youth.

Start: 03/10/2010 8:00 pm

Two up-and-coming Bay Area singer-songwriters perform a double bill of jazz and innovative songcraft.

Start: 03/11/2010 8:00 pm

Singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer is an Indiana native known for her eloquent songs of resilience, love, and spirituality, infused with a strong roots-rock sensibility and tempered by Appalachian and classical influences. She has been winning over audiences for years with her warmth, her wry sense of fun, and the beauty and strength of her dark, rich, bluesy voice (aptly described by the Austin Statesman as "rich as Godiva chocolate").

Start: 03/12/2010 8:00 pm

What an evening! Come feast your ears on a rich musical smorgasboard ranging from European Gypsy tunes to Great American Songbook gems, as Leftover Dreams and Café Musique split the bill.

Start: 03/13/2010 8:00 pm

Dublin-born singer-songwriter Melanie O'Reilly creates a unique sound by fusing two worlds, combining the lyricism of Irish poetry with the improvisation of American jazz.