Sunday, February 13 – 5pm
Maurice Tani & Henry Salvia:
Lessons of Love
on the Eve of St. Valentine’s Day
an Americana dive into songs of the heart,
from the romantic to the murderous
Maurice Tani has been called a “cartographer of the human heart” (Scott Bloom, in The Bay Twang). Henry Salvia is all heart, with a winsome view of romance and a facility on keyboard that’s made him the cornerstone of countless bands traveling the backroads of country & R&B music.
As Maurice’s record company, Little Village Foundation, says “Known for his wry/rye-to-romantic songwriting, agile guitar style and expressive singing, Tani’s particular flavor of Americana is a broad spectrum tincture of influences to cure what ails you. While rooted (at times distantly) in country music, his writing is centered on an urban-western perspective. Short musical narratives of life on the left coast. A sort of cinema for the blind.”
Love is blind. Maurice and Henry are beautiful.
$15 cover charge at the door, plus proof of vaccination (against the virus, if not against heartbreak) and a mask to hide your secret sorrow or lustful grin. For a reservation, call 415-586-3733, and be sure to claim your seat by showtime.
Shy to come out? View it from home with or without someone you love. You’ll find it on Bird & Beckett’s YouTube channel or Facebook page. Donate per the instructions on the screen if you possibly can, to sustain the musicians, the music and the venue. Thanks!
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.
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