Cafe Cabaret
Features national and local favorites and up and coming new performers

Mike Gibson

Matt Bauer - gifted young singer/songwriter steeped in folk traditions

Last of the Blacksmiths - dark, moody alternative bluegrass.

Pam Brandon - lead singer of Belle Monroe and her Brewgolass Boys performs solo.

Eric Thompson and the Wet Mountain Boys - well-known local roots / Americana singer/songwriter performing acoustic set .

Sons of San Quentin - fans of Sons of the Pioneer-style singing won't want to miss that ol' singing cowboy Chuck Wheeler with his accordian slinging sidekick Art Peterson.

The Blackwoods

Steven Kacsmar

Hali Hammer, Randy Berge, Paul

Pete Olson's Honky Tonk Band
Traditional & original Country & Western Music. "Roots, Grooves, Twang, and Tradition"

Adrianne Serna Band - strong vocals from up and coming local singer/songwriter.

Trusting Lucy - two South Bay singer / songwriters Linda Arceo and Lisa Long team up to deliver dynamic, melodic originals and fine harmony singing.

El Capitan - traditional mountain song style filtered through modern sensibility.

Sibling Brothers - popular local bluegrass band making their Free Folk Festival debut.

Rachel Garlin
Talented Berkeley singer/songwriter in the forefront of the Bay Area folk song army.

Las Lutas
Moody, melodic three part harmonies, independent acoustic spawn of Hotel
Utah scene. Who would've ever imagined coffeehouse folk would become cool
and hip again?

Art Peterson and friends
Western Swing and related mischief - dancing in the back encouraged.


Ongoing SOUND TECH WORKSHOP in cafe. Click for more info

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