Start: 04/30/2017 7:00 pm
Meet the Fitzgeralds ~ a family group featuring 3-time Canadian Grand Master Fiddle Champions and Ontario Open Step Dance Champions- Tom, Kerry and Julie Fitzgerald. They are joined by their parents, Pam and Paddy as well as guitarist and lead vocalist Nate Douglas. The band presents a program of music and dance which reflects their distinct Canadian culture- namely the rich tradition of Canadian old-time fiddling and Ottawa-Valley step dancing.
Start: 05/02/2017 7:00 pm
Joshua Redman, Charlie Hunter, Benny Green, and Peter Apfelbaum are just a few of the extraordinary jazz musicians to emerge from Berkeley schools. Tonight is your chance to catch some future stars—middle school musicians from King, Longfellow, and Willard middle schools playing the Freight stage!
Start: 05/03/2017 7:30 pm
Prepare a five-minute story about the indelible mark made upon meeting somebody for the first time. Online date adventures where alter egos or earnest personalities mix for the first time. Long awaited introductions to long lost family or life's absent characters. Books with misleading covers and second chance moments that reinvent relationships.
Start: 05/04/2017 8:00 pm
Kevin Burke’s fiddle playing has been at the forefront of traditional music for over 30 years. Whether solo or accompanied, on record or in concert, Burke is an immensely engaging performer. He has been established as a first class musician ever since his work in the early 1970’s (with such renowned performers as Arlo Guthrie, Christy Moore and the Bothy Band and with his far-reaching solo album, “If the Cap Fits”).
Start: 05/05/2017 8:00 pm
Maurice Tani is a veteran singer-songwriter and band leader of the California Americana scene. Tani is known for his wry/rye-to-romantic songwriting, agile guitar style and expressive singing. He has released six critically acclaimed albums of original material over the past dozen years.
Start: 05/06/2017 8:00 pm
Toshi Reagon writes and plays dynamic, progressive and uplifting American music. The New Yorker calls her, "Fierce and uncompromising…a shower of retro funk, urban blues, and folk…to hear her is to believe." Her band, Big Lovely, features Judith Casselberry, Robert "Chicken" Burke, Fred Cash Jr, Adam Widoff, and Catherine Russell.