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Start: 04/15/2012 8:00 pm

GenticorumTraditional Quebecois trio Genticorum packs a punch with its gloriously rich instrumental and vocal arrangements and its upbeat, high-energy performances. Firmly rooted in the soil of their native land, the group's members weave precise and incredibly intricate fiddle and flute work, gorgeous vocal harmonies, energetic foot percussion, and guitar and bass accompaniment into a irresistibly jubilant musical feast that combines raw energy with superb musical refinement.

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Start: 04/16/2012 7:30 pm

Check out the future when the West Coast Songwriters presents its monthly Songwriter Competition, where members take the stage and perform their material. Performers sign up from 7:00 to 7:20, and at 7:30 the show’s on! Guest judges award a “Best Song” and “Best Performance.” The most active songwriters’ association in the United States, WCS is dedicated to providing the environment, opportunities, and tools to nurture and promote songwriters.

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Start: 04/17/2012 8:00 pm

Michelle ShockedOur favorite "sophisticated hillbilly", Michelle Shocked returns with Roccupy! a multifaceted show full of powerful lyrics and forceful music targeted against overbearing politics and class divisions.

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Start: 04/18/2012 8:00 pm

Dennis KamakahiRev. Dennis David Kahekilimamaoikalanikeha Kamakahi is one of Hawai'i's most prolific and popular songwriters. He is also a warm, evocative singer and a gifted guitarist firmly committed to the ki ho'alu (slack key) tradition. A multiple Grammy winner and a long-time member of the legendary music group, Sons of Hawai'i, Dennis has seen many of his vivid, romantic compositions, like "Pua Hone" and "Wahine ‘Ilikea," become Hawaiian classics.

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Start: 04/19/2012 8:00 pm

Dar WilliamsWe are sold out of advance tickets for this show. There may be some limited standing room only tickets available once the show starts at 8:00 pm for $30.50.

Simply put, Dar Williams writes some really amazing songs. With a journalistic eye for detail and a fiction writer’s feel for nuance, she crafts luminous, sharply drawn originals full of intriguing narrative twists, vivid imagery, and deep emotion.

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Start: 04/20/2012 8:00 pm

Joan Baez plus special guestsWe are sold out of advance tickets for this show. There may be some limited standing room only tickets available once the show starts at 8:00 pm for $75.50.

This benefit performance for Citizens Reach Out (CRO) features folk music legend Joan Baez and the rich traditional Iraqi music of Saadoun Al-Bayati trio.

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Start: 04/21/2012 7:00 pm

Alam KhanJoin the Ali Akbar College of Music in celebrating its late founder, the brilliant sarod (plucked string instrument) artist and composer, Maestro Ali Akbar Khan, in a full day of inspiring concerts including both a free afternoon portion and a ticketed evening performance.