Sunday, April 28th… there’ll be dancing in the streets!
Terrific live music, great food, interesting vendors & scads of happy people thronging Diamond Street between Bosworth and Chenery…Â don’t neglect to come up to the shop and say hi!Â Â We’ll be holding down the fort and will offer a telling of Tibetan folk tales by the inimitable Walker Brents III at 2:30 pm, followed by live jazzÂ as the action on the streets starts to wind down…
Ex-Glen Parker/jazz guitarist Mark Reynolds and family (Gretchen and the twins, Jarrett & Jillian) are making the trek down from the North Bay for the street fair, and Mark is bringingÂ his band called “Studio 5” into the shop for a 4:30 pm “which way west?” session… We’ve hosted this band several times in the past and can vouch for their fine musicianship.Â Mike Dixon on alto sax; Dan Silva, piano; Jon Francis, bass; and Mike Arrow, drums.
A lovely way to wrap up a fun-filledÂ day.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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Gigging musicians! You have nothing to lose but your lack of a collective voice to achieve fair wages for your work!
The IMA can be a conduit for you, if you join in to make it work.
Read more here - Andy Gilbert's Feb 25 article about the IMA from KQED's site