Exuberant Politics is a multi-site celebration of art, activism and political feeling from around the world. The year-long Exuberant Politics project celebrates the intersection of art and activism in new forms of creative direct-action and organizing, and this juried exhibition reflects that spirit of enthusiasm and ed... read more
  • Thu Mar 6 - Wed Apr 30 2014
  • CSPS Hall
With the drive of Celtic fiddling, spontaneity of jazz, soul of the blues and intricacies of chamber music, the Jeremy Kittel Band consistently captivates audiences around the world. Jeremy is joined by some of the most dynamic young performers on the American acoustic music scene – the four-piece band usually includes the core members Josh Pinkh... read more
John Gorka has been part of the new folk movement since the late ’80s, steadily carving out a distinctive niche. Rolling Stone called him “the preeminent male singer/songwriter of the new folk movement.” His soulful baritone and rich, multi-faceted songs have made him a favorite among critics and audiences across the country. Gorka... read more
Kris Delmhorst A sweet voice, spiked with a shadowy growl…  A folksy sound, peppered with punchy piano and sharp vocals…  Kris Delmhorst is not your typical folk singer.  Her songs have drawn inspiration from the poetry of famous authors... She recorded an album of The Cars’ music she loved in her youth. ... read more
The Surf Zombies raise surf rock from the dead, wielding fast and crazy surf originals that successfully straddle alternative, underground, retro and kid-friendly fun. A Surf Zombies show is some combination of Saturday morning cartoon, beach party and hot rod convention. The savage jungle rhythms, the swirling tremolo of the dueling guitars and th... read more
Described by the L.A. Times as "one of the most unique and brilliant acoustic guitar veterans in the world music scene today," French-Algerian guitarist, singer and composer Pierre Bensusan's name became synonymous with contemporary acoustic guitar genius, long before the terms New Age, New Acoustic Music or World Music were invented. He h... read more
Chris “Critter” Eldridge of The Punch Brothers has teamed up with Grammy-nominated jazz guitarist Julian Lage. The pair distill guitar traditions from prebop swing to bluegrass flash into a one-of-a-kind sound, and all on 1939 Martin flat-tops. With a four-track EP, Close To Picture, under their belts, the two are wowing audiences a... read more
Since forming in 2009, the Dirty Bourbon River Show has released eight studio albums, fast earning them a reputation for the tight, diverse sound they’ve dubbed  “New Orleans Gypsy Brass Circus Rock.” “Genetically theatrical… ,” Gambit Weekly said, “appetite-whetting… a snow-globe carnival segueing seamlessly from kazoo... read more
Anchored by brothers David and Joey Landreth, this four-piece Manitoba alt-country outit features Eagles-inspired harmonies, tasty slide guitar and a neo-Laurel Canyon vibe a la Dawes. Songs cover the gamut: love gone bad, love gone worse, and the repercussions of falling for a stripper. “Can’t Help Myself” contrasts the serious tone as a ... read more
  • 7:00 pm
  • Thu May 22 2014
  • CSPS Hall
  • $15 advance | $18 door
SPT Theatre Company serves up another season of Tales from the Writers’ Room with Food for Thought. Featuring the original musings of the members of the Writers’ Room, Tales is an evening of sketch comedy and drama, monologue, poetry, physicality, and as al... read more
Red Cedar Chamber Music's final Main Stage Concert of the 2013-2014 season presents Red Cedar Trio members flutist Jan Boland, guitarist John Dowdall and cellist Carey Bostian performing the world premiere of Michael Gilbertson's exciting new work Three Rivers, plus a passionate Hungarian Trio by Nathan Kolosko and Gilbertson's <... read more
Well known for his many years as Jackson Browne's go-to stringman, David Lindley effortlessly combines American folk, blues, and bluegrass traditions with elements from African, Arabic, Asian, Celtic, Malagasy, and Turkish music. Lindley incorporates an incredible array of stringed instruments into his music, including Kona and Weissenborn Hawaiian... read more