SF Live Arts has introduced up-and-coming talent and award-winning artists to Bay Area audiences. Jeanrenaud of the Kronos Quartet, folk troubador Ramblin Jack Elliott, Kitka's Women's Vocal Ensemble, and Grammy winner Jim Lauderdale are just a few of the series' previous acts. Under the direction of musician Larry Kassin, SF Live Arts has developed a fine reputation among patrons and performers alike.
Beginning February 11th SF Live Arts presents three evenings of world-class picking and all-around foot-stomping as part of the San Francisco Bluegrass & Old-Time Festival. Cyprian's invites everyone to celebrate the new home for SF Live Arts with these stellar acts:
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 8 P.M.—OPENING NIGHT
Nell Robinson with John Reischman & The Jaybirds with their distinctive bluegrass and country vocals with world-class pickin'The Henriettas, those fine-feathered song sisters fresh from A Prairie Home Companion
$18 adv/$20 door
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 8 P.M.
Stairwell Sisters Featured at New York's Lincoln Center, the Bay Area's favorite all-gal old-time teardown has performed all over the U.S. and Europe
Cahalen Morrison & Eli West A young duo with an entirely new and refreshing take on bluegrass and old-time traditions with some fine Northwest deepwater roots influences added to the pot
Misner & Smith Their tune Madeline (Paradise Cracked) won the West Coast Songwriter Association's Song of the Year
$18 adv/$20 door
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 8 P.M.
Jackstraw Portland's purveyors of Northwest mountain music feature some of the hottest, most amazing pickers to be found anywhere
Water Tower Bucket Boys with their raw, hard-driving sound, and tight harmonies, play a combination of classic bluegrass, old-time and country
The Brothers Comatose with infectious foot-stomping, shout-along sound, they received a Norby for Best Country/Americana Band. They've performed at the Hardly Strictly Festival, Great American Music Hall, The Fillmore and recently headlined at Slim's
Tickets are available in advance at:
Swankety Swank, 289 Divisadero, SF
Phoenix Books & Records, 3957 24th St., SF / (415) 821-3477
Down Home Music, 10341 San Pablo Ave., El Cerrito / (510) 525-2129
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You can also purchase tickets online at www.brownpapertickets.com or www.tickets.com (by phone at (800) 225-2277) or by mail at P.O. Box 862, Fairfax, CA 94978
Cyprian's can be reached easily by several Muni bus lines: the #31 Balboa, #24 Divisadero, #5 Fulton, #43 Masonic. Free bicycle parking provided.