Celebrate the winter solstice and its warm traditions with a concert of original and traditional acoustic music. This season marks the 30th anniversary of the multi-platinum selling Winter Solstice album series originally released on Windham Hill Records. Label founder and Grammy-winning guitarist, Will Ackerman joins Grammy Award-nominated singer, fiddler, pianist, and songwriter Barbara Higbie and Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer Alex de Grassi with supporting musician, guitarist Todd Boston to lead a joyous holiday concert.
ABOUT WINDHAM HILL
William Ackerman founded Windham Hill Records in Palo Alto in 1975. The label’s audiophile recordings were a run-away
Expect the unexpected with THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS, featuring the four self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics spicing things up with a zany showcase filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics, arcane errata, and astonishing juggling feats. Formed at UC Santa Cruz in 1973, THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS have been seen around the world, on Broadway, on television and on the big screen. They are not however, your father’s wild-haired, flame-throwing, juggling, kilt-and-tutu-wearing performers.
Their all-new show “CLUB SANDWICH” is a theatrical/comedy adventure transporting the audience from an exclusive NYC club for juggling-millionaires, to Cairo, a city of hope and despair. It’s a zany extravaganza of juggling, music,
In 1964, California composer, Terry Riley, launched what came to be known as the Minimalist movement, with his revolutionary classic “In C”. This ground-breaking work provided a fresh concept in musical form based on interlocking repetitive patterns “In C” has changed the course of 20th Century music. The composition’s influence is heard in the work of prominent modern composers, including Steve Reich, Philip Glass and John Adams, and in the Rock music of The Who, The Soft Machine, Tangerine Dream, and Curved Air. Terry Riley’s hypnotic, multilevel, poly-metric, brightly orchestrated, eastern-flavored improvisations and compositions, have set the stage for today’s
THE PEDIGREE OF CREAM IN A NEW MULTI-MEDIA CONCERT EXPERIENCE
Ginger Baker. Jack Bruce. Eric Clapton.
Cream was a chemical explosion like no other, the blueprint for every supergroup to follow and the heavy blues precursor to Hendrix, Zeppelin and so much more.
Fifty years since their earth-shaking debut album, the bloodlines of that hallowed trilogy come together to pay tribute to Cream’s legendary four-album reign over the psychedelic frontier of the late 1960s. Kofi BAKER (son of Ginger) and Malcolm BRUCE (son of Jack) unite with Will JOHNS (nephew of Eric and son of Zeppelin/ Stones/ Hendrix engineer Andy) to unleash the lightning
AN IMMERSIVE MULTI-MEDIA EXPERIENCE
Amid the current turbulent climate of cultural and spiritual conflict that exists between the East and the West, Iranian/American ensemble NIYAZ aim to bridge the gap of understanding and tolerance through their music. NIYAZ believe that music can open a universal line of communication to celebrate shared human values and a desire for unity.
The ground-breaking new show THE FOURTH LIGHT PROJECT evolves into a new Immersive & Multi-Sensory Experience. In collaboration with interactive designer/visual artist Jerome Delapierre, NIYAZ present a live musical and sacred dance performance with interactive technologies and advanced projection/body-mapping techniques that respond to sound
The legendary band Cream (featuring Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce), is widely regarded by many as the forefather of hard rock, and were undeniably the first rock “supergroup” of the 1960’s. 50 years later, and led by Ginger Baker’s son, Kofi Baker’s newest project is a celebration of Creams’ genre-blurring virtuosity that mixes psychedelic rock, blues, the avant-garde and rock.
Kofi was first inspired to form his own Cream band after seeing the Cream reunion in 2005. He wanted to continue where Cream, and his father, had left off. Kofi’s band is the ultimate Cream tribute: combining Cream’s innovative
Faces that disappear from drivers’ licenses. Paintbrushes that paint on their own. Photographs that literally come to life right before your eyes. Brace yourself for a whole new take on magic and step into Vitaly’s world.
Master illusionist Vitaly has mystified fans from all over the world, including Las Vegas superstars Penn & Teller whom he has successfully fooled in their hit TV show, Fool Us. From bringing pictures and drawings to life to erasing people from their own driver’s licenses, Vitaly’s signature illusions leaves even the most jaded audience awestruck and many of his audience coming back to re-experience his
There have been many imitators, but there is only one duo in North America sanctioned by Dan Aykroyd and Judith Belushi to don the official hat and sunglasses and walk in the legendary footsteps of Jake and Elwood Blues. Discovered in Las Vegas, performers Wayne Catania and Kieron Lafferty capture the infectious humor and unbridled spirit of the Blues Brothers like no one since John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd walked the stage. Backed by a powerhouse band, they’ll give you a show to remember, packed with classic hits from the Blues Brothers catalog, including
Dúlamán – Voice of the Celts is a spectacular theatrical production direct from Ireland. The show itself is centered around four talented vocalists – Kevin Fagan, Aaron Doyle, Gavin Ryan & Tom Moran, joined by full troupe of dancers and band. Dúlamán has taken on the torch from some of Ireland’s most well-known shows such as Riverdance and Celtic Thunder and brought it to a new level by truly merging song, music and dance together in an exhilarating 90-minute performance.
The name Dúlamán literally translates as the Gaelic word for Seaweed. In famine times in Ireland Dúlamán was a coveted possession and
Ferron is a Canadian-born singer-songwriter and poet. In addition to gaining fame as one of Canada’s most respected songwriters, Ferron first became one of the most influential lyrical songwriters of the women’s music circuit, and an important influence on later musicians such as Ani Di Franco, Mary Gauthier and the Indigo Girls. From the mid-80’s on, her songwriting talents have been recognized and appreciated by music critics and broader audiences, with comparisons being made to the writing talents of Van Morrison, Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen.
Laura Post from All Music Guide remarks, “In listening to Ferron’s music, audiences are allowed to acknowledge the