Music / Event Calendar

Brennan Connors & Stray Passage

Fri, September 27, 2019 - 8:00 pm - $7

BlueStem Jazz presents Brennan Connors & Stray Passage at Mother Fool's Coffeehouse.

The ensemble embraces free and structured improvisation, original compositions, and sound based experiments. The breadth of the group's palate ranges from focused minimalism to fiery high energy music, all while maintaining a sense of narrative organization and compelling ensemble interplay throughout performances. The environment of Mother Fools Coffeehouse allows the band to play with a great sense of intimacy and rapport not only within the trio itself but also in relation to the audience.

Brennan Connors on saxophones. Brian Grimm...

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Gaelynn Lea

Sat, October 19, 2019 - 8:00 pm - $10

“Velvet Underground meets Little House on the Prairie.”

Gaelynn Lea won NPR Music’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2016, and she’s been on the road ever since playing her unique mix of haunting original songs and traditional fiddle tunes. So far the singer-songwriter and violinist has appeared in 43 states and 7 countries – she’s graced the stage of renowned venues like Nashville’s Music City Roots, The Kennedy Center, House of Blues and even BBC World News.

In addition to performing and recording, Gaelynn also does speaking engagements about disability rights, finding inner freedom, and accessibility in the arts. In recent years, she has used her...

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