Friday, August 1, 2014

JazzED Combos

5:00-6:00pm

Doors will open early – 4:30pm – for this performance.

Private Event

6:30-8:30pm

Jaggery, Moraine, and Bone Cave Ballet

9:30pm

Bone Cave Ballet: a name as unique and compelling as the music this Seattle outfit has been crafting since 2008. They're a female-fronted 4-piece with songs that range from Eastern-tinged sultriness to 1978-era King Crimson intensity. In 20 words or less, Bone Cave Ballet is "hard rock without the mainstream predictability and math-rock without the overindulgence, with catchy melodic undercurrents always swirling underneath."
Bone Cave Ballet's website

Boston-based Jaggery returns to Seattle with their dark avant-pop sound that leaves ". . . audiences [. . . ]silent and still like people appreciating raw, scary, beautiful wildlife".
Jaggery's website

Shape-shifting Seattle instrumental quintet Moraine has won over listeners around the globe with their unique amalgam of art rock, forward-thinking jazz, Asian-inspired music, and more. "Moraine carries the torch for a newly envisioned era of progressive-rock ... the artists unite the best of many musical worlds" - All About Jazz
Moraine's website

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Garfield Jazz Jam
5:00pm

Anokye Agofamma/ Kudjo
9:00pm

Kudjo is a dynamic world music band with a one-of-a-kind sound. Their original tunes, rooted in traditional African sounds and reggae, pay homage to Fela and Bob Marley. Kudjo, a vocalist from Accra, Ghana leads the band and is backed by fellow Ghanaian Yaw on drums, Lonnie on bass, John Arvisu on lead guitar, Bryan Sims on keys, Adam Seyler on sax, and Denny on percussion.
Kudjo's website

Anokye Agofamma, led by Kudjo's drummer Yaw Amponsah, opens the night.

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Monday, August 4, 2014

The Christian Pincock Group/ The Gus Carns Trio
8:00pm

The Christian Pincock Group features:
Christian Pincock (trombone)
Jon Hansen (tuba)
Gus Carns (piano)
Evan Woodle (drums)

Composed, interpreted and recombined, Christian Pincock's original compositions for his quartet bring out the unique voices of the group’s members. These chamber compositions, which are both lyrical and energetic, integrate a variety of influences subtly and organically and feature improvisations and interactions between the players. They feature a written language of symbols which works together with standard notation to expand its descriptive and improvisatory capacity.

The Gus Carns Trio plays original arrangements of jazz standards.
Featuring:
Gus Carns (piano)
Chuck Kistler (bass)
Evan Woodle (drums)

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Jessica Lurie & the Megaphone Heart Band
8:00pm

Featuring Jessica Lurie: saxophone, flute, voice, songs
Andy Coe: guitar
Rene Hart: bass
Tarik Abouzied: drums
and special guests TBA

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Broken Shadows/ EurodancepartyU$A
8:00pm

Broken Shadows Family Band has a rootsy sound with an emphasis on lyrics and song-writing, with raucous violin and trumpet solos over deep grooves.

The Oakland-based band is an all-star cast of musicians from greatly diverging backgrounds. Western European to Arabic Classical music, Slavic choral music to Americana, sounds of Macedonia, Ethiopia, classic jazz and R&B are all ingredients in their family recipe. They’ve created a truly unique sound, balancing the old with the new, telling human stories over grooves that beg to be danced to. Along with some surprising covers, they play originals by trumpeter/composer Darren Johnston, including selections from two different suites for which he used recorded interviews and collected letters by immigrants living in the US to create lyrics. (Songs of Seven Miles and Letters to Home). Collectively, members also play with Meklit Hadero, Kitka, Quartet San Francisco, Incognito Orkestar, Qadim Ensemble, Fanfare Zambaleta, The Nice Guy Trio, Inspector Gadje, the Oakland Active Orchestra, and others.
Broken Shadows Family Band's website.

EurodancepartyU$A will close the night.

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Friday, August 8, 2014

The Westerlies CD Release Show
7:30pm

Tickets: $20 GA / $10 Student with ID – available now from Stranger Tickets.

The Westerlies celebrate the release of Wish The Children Would Come On Home, an album highlighting 11 of Wayne Horvitz’s compositions, beautifully re-imagined by the Westerlies featuring Willem de Koch (trombone), Andy Clausen (trombone), Zubin Hensler (trumpet) and Riley Mulherkar (trumpet).

7:30pm: The Onlies
The Onlies play original and traditional fiddle-driven music, with Celtic, old-time American, and Canadian roots. Members Leo Shannon, Riley Calcagno, and Samantha Braman are Garfield High School (Seattle) sophomores who’ve literally played together since they were two years old. Singing and playing fiddle, guitar, mandolin, banjo, and piano, they have developed a strong fan base throughout the Pacific Northwest, performing concerts, dances, restaurants, and pubs from Port Townsend to Palo Alto, CA. For dances and other projects, they are frequently joined by the fantastic high school junior RuthMabel Boytz on string bass.

8:30pm: The Westerlies
The Westerlies are a New York based brass quartet comprised of four friends from Seattle, Washington. Avid explorers of cross-genre territory, The Westerlies are a collectively run ensemble dedicated to the cultivation of a new brass quartet repertoire that exists in the ever-narrowing gap between American folk music, jazz, classical, and indie rock. The Westerlies have premiered over 40 original works for brass quartet since their inception in 2011, and crafted an approach that Dave Douglas had described as “Swinging, grooving, clean and tricky playing. This is the group that, once you’ve heard them, you’ll realize they always needed to exist. Unique, original, exciting. And simply killing in the best sense.” The Westerlies music exudes the warmth of their longstanding friendships, and reflects the broad interests of its members.
www.westerliesmusic.com

Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is all ages until 10pm.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Jefferson Rose Band

7:30pm

BeatWalk is a monthly music festival featuring live music at multiple venues in Columbia City every second Sunday from June through October. BeatWalk always features a diverse line-up of first-rate, local musicians hosted by neighborhood businesses for audiences of all ages. Since 1994 BeatWalk has brought music lovers together for a fun and safe night out on the town!

Jefferson Rose Band is a tightly honed ensemble of world music players, bred in Seattle, Chicago and California, by way of Ghana, Spain, Louisiana and the Caribbean. Their newest album, Feel Like Dancing, is coming in June 2014. Listeners who enjoyed the first album, Seismic, will love the addition of singer Alex Kitchen, whose wild and potent voice adds another layer to the complex and dance-worthy rhythms. Filled with the same energy and superbly executed sound that makes Jefferson Rose Band such an exhilarating live band, the album will be available through www.jeffersonroseband.com, or on CD Baby and iTunes.

Featuring:
Jefferson Rose - Bass & Music Director
Alex Kitchen - Vocals
Naomi Siegel - Trombone
Tobi Stone - Sax, Clarinet, Flute
Aaron Walker-Loud - Drums
Ahkeenu Musa - Percussion
Cameron Brownfield - Guitar

BeatWalk is always FREE to all attendees. The Royal Room is all ages until 10:00pm.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Private Event

5:00pm-8:00pm

Pearl Django

9:00pm

Doors open to the public for Pearl Django at 8:30pm.

With a performance history spanning almost two decades, Pearl Django endures as one of the most highly regarded Hot Club style groups working today. Although the band’s roots are firmly in the music made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grappelli, its extensive repertoire includes traditional jazz classics and original compositions. Pearl Django has performed at festivals, dances and nightspots throughout the U.S. and abroad. They have played at the prestigious Festival Django Reinhardt in Samois sur Seine and have been featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered.” The band’s signature style is marked by pristine and dexterous string work, colors of Bal Musette, the steady pulse of rhythm guitar and an unmistakable swing that delights audiences of all musical sensibilities. Throughout the years, Pearl Django has cultivated a devoted and enthusiastic following and they continue to play to packed houses wherever they perform.

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Allman Brothers: At Fillmore East

9:00pm

A tribute to The Allman Brothers Band's first live record At Fillmore East, released in 1971.

Featuring:
Jeff Fielder (guitar/vocals)
Chebon Tiger (guitar/harmonica)
Daniel Walker (keys)
Keith Lowe (bass)
Eric Eagle (drums)

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Garfield Jazz Jam

5:00pm-7:00pm



Patchy Sanders/ Betty & The Boy / Nathaniel Talbot

8:00pm

Patchy Sanders
Patchy Sanders, a genuine family band, comprised of sisters Dani (banjo, harp) andJacqui Aubert (vocals), their partners Ian Van Ornum (mandolin, bouzouki, guitar) and Dan Sherrill (guitar, banjo, mandolin), and good friends Sara Wilbur (violin, viola), Eric Jones (upright bass), and Alex Patterson (drums & percussion). While some find it easy to characterize their music, others hesitatingly distinguish their style as noir-grass, neo-folk, neo-Americana, or simply Alternative. Influenced by the broader folk revival of the last 70+ years, the band’s three distinct songwriters draw upon diverse influences to bring forth a new, yet familiar sound.

Betty and The Boy
Commentators who like to keep things neatly slotted into place have struggled with Betty and The Boy, precisely because they defy simple categorisation. Though the quintet’s string-laden melodies occasionally anchor them in the territories of folk, bluegrass, or minim­ali­st rock, they’re more at home in the cracks in-between.
It’s from these quirky, deeper, sometimes darker places that Betty Jaeger’s voice reaches up, takes you by the hand, and sweeps you along on an entrancing musical journey.

Nathaniel Talbot
With influences ranging from prodigious guitar pickers such as Doc Watson, Leo Kotke, and Kelly Joe Phelps, to the more soulful folk poetry of Elliott Smith, Gillian Welch, and Paul Simon, the music represent a unique synthesis of old-time picking and the indie here-and-now. Nathaniel combines masterful finger-style guitar work with thoughtful, melodic vocal lines to create a sonic experience that is truly fresh and impactful. His latest group Nathaniel Talbot Quartet, featuring Portland all-stars Sam Howard (upright bass), Russ Kleiner (drums) and Anna Tivel (violin), are helping him push his music, and the folk genre as a whole, to new dynamic depths and altitudes.

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Friday, August 15, 2014

2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival
8:00pm

We are excited to have the Columbia City Theater join the Royal Room this year in presenting the 2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival. We are also excited to be collaborating with American Standard Time to present a variety of Seattle’s finest rock and alternatives bands with strong roots in Blues and R&B.
The Blues Festival runs August 15 through August 17, download a printable copy of our full schedule for details on acts, start times and tickets here.

Tonight features:
A Tribute to Son House - Reggie Garrett
Down on Old Stovall’s Plantation (Muddy Waters in the Deep South) - Ben Hunter and Joe Seamans
Swinging the Blues (From W.C Handy to Earl Bostic to Jimmie Rushing) - Jimmie Herrod, Jacob Zimmerman and friends
Snatch It Back and Hold It - The Paul Green Band plays Junior Wells

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Saturday, August 16, 2014

3rd Annual Rainier Valley BBQ Contest
6:00am-3:00pm

Join us for the 3rd Annual Rainier Valley BBQ Contest! This is an amateur event (no big rigs!). Wood or charcoal smokers only, no gas/electric smokers.

Including prizes awarded for:
Best pork ribs (baby back)
Best pork shoulder (“pulled pork”)
Best chicken thighs
Best "anything goes" entry

$40 contest entry per team, find out more details, contest schedule and tickets here.

JP and the OK Rhythm Boys
6:00pm-7:30pm

Join JP and the OK Rhythm Boys at The Royal Room! The trio features the fiery, sweet, and swinging fiddling of JP Wittman, one of the northwest's finest, ably backed by the "Boys", Gordon Koenig and Anita Orne on bass and guitar (and, occasionally, mandolin, banjo, uke, and musical saw). They all sing as well. Enjoy swing, jazz standards, oddities and originals, rollicking polkas, lovely waltzes, fiddled-up 60s favorites, hoe-downs, and more (sometimes all in one tune), all done in the inimitable JP and the OKRBs style. Enjoy JP's fine fiddling, Gordon's velvet voice and bravuro bass thumping, Anita's swinging guitar and scintillating saw, their tight 3 part vocal harmonies, and so much more. Guaranteed to get your toes tapping, a grin on your face, and perhaps even a tear to your eye.

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival
9:00pm

We are excited to have the Columbia City Theater join the Royal Room this year in presenting the 2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival. We are also excited to be collaborating with American Standard Time to present a variety of Seattle’s finest rock and alternatives bands with strong roots in Blues and R&B.
The Blues Festival runs August 15 through August 17, download a printable copy of our full schedule for details on acts, start times and tickets here.

Tickets for tonight's performances at The Royal Room, $8 advance/ $10 at the door are available now from Stranger Tickets.

Tonight features:
Drinking Muddy Waters - Roots of Muddy - Orville Johnson
Nashville Blues - Tayla Lynn and more sings Hank Williams, Loretta Lynn, Jimmie Rogers and more
Long Distance Call: The Jelly Rollers play the music of Muddy Waters - Special guests TBA

Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is all ages until 10pm.

Sunday, August 17, 2014

2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival

We are excited to have the Columbia City Theater join the Royal Room this year in presenting the 2nd Annual Columbia City Blues Festival. We are also excited to be collaborating with American Standard Time to present a variety of Seattle’s finest rock and alternatives bands with strong roots in Blues and R&B.
The Blues Festival runs August 15 through August 17, download a printable copy of our full schedule for details on acts, start times and tickets here.

It’s a Family Affair (Blues for all ages)
6:30pm (Early Show)

Featuring:
Freight Train - Classic acoustic blues from Elizabeth Cotton to the Mississippi Sheiks Moe Provencher and Aimee Zoe
Make Me a Pallet - The Music of Mississippi John Hurt - Reggie Garrett

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

The Blues According to Jimi Hendrix
9:00pm (Late Show)

Tickets for tonight's late show The Royal Room, $8 advance/ $10 at the door are available now from Stranger Tickets.
The Blues According to Jimi Hendrix with Crack Sunday (Skerik, Mike Stone, Keith Lowe and Tim Kennedy).
Featuring guitarists Jeff Fielder, Kathy Moore, Thaddeus Turner, RL Heyer and more.

Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is all ages until 10pm.

Monday, August 18, 2014

Chris McCarthy/Michael Mayo Project + Will and Peter Anderson
6:30pm

Details TBA.

T' Monde
10:00pm

T' Monde, meaning "little world" or "little people”, began playing together in early 2011. Members Drew Simon, Megan Brown, and Kelli Jones-Savoy are seasoned musicians and have played with many renowned Cajun bands including the Pine Leaf Boys, the Savoy Family band, Walter Mouton and the Scott Playboys, the Magnolia Sisters, and Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys just to name a few. Steeped in traditionalism, T'Monde plays old fashioned Cajun music ranging from the early 1900's to present day. All three musicians are talented singers, having their own distinct sound that makes the band very unique and special to see. Influenced by many different styles of folk music, T' Monde brings you rocking two steps, beautiful harmonies, sorrowful waltzes, and heartfelt blues. Our debut album, “Making Believe” is a fine example of the band’s special dynamic of different musical styles, soulful singing, and musicianship that makes the band fun to watch and listen to.

No cover – the musicians are compensated by your donations. Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Allison Adams Tucker

8:00pm

Tickets: $17 advance / $20 door – available now from Stranger Tickets.

Join multilingual vocalist Allison Adams Tucker from Southern California on a musical journey as she celebrates the release of her second CD April in Paris – songs of springtime and new beginnings from around the world. The album was recorded in Paris on UNESCO's 1st International Jazz Day at the end of her last Europe tour, including international musicians and arrangers from 5 countries. One of the arrangers is Seattle's own Brazilian pianist Jovino Santos Neto.

With a voice "supple as silk and smooth as cashmere" (eJazzNews), and "mesmerizing, whether in English, Japanese, French" (GirlSingers.org), Allison Adams Tucker creates a unique montage of jazz-driven melodies and rhythms in 6 languages that is turning heads. From Brazilian to straight ahead, French chansons to Mediterranean and beyond, "expect the unexpected." (Scott Yanow, LA Jazz Scene)

Allison's debut CD Come With Me (Allegato Music 2008), co-produced by jazz guitarist Peter Sprague (Dianne Reeves, Chick Corea, Sergio Mendes) and arranged by Kamau Kenyatta (Gregory Porter, Hubert Laws, Earl Klugh, Patti Austin), received international acclaim, was nominated for Best Jazz Album 2009 by the San Diego Music Awards, and continues to receive airplay on radio stations in 18 countries. Allison’s voice can be heard on national commercials and video games, and her interpretation of "La Vie En Rose" is one to the top downloads on iTunes, Pandora, and Spotify worldwide.

Allison performs regularly for audiences in Japan, Europe, Mexico, and around the US, and is joined for this Seattle performance by: Jovino Santos Neto (piano/sax), Chuck Deardorf (bass), Mark Ivester (drums), and special guests!

For music, videos, and more information: www.AllisonAdamsTucker.com.

Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is all ages until 10pm.

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Orca/JAMS Summer Jazz combo

6:30pm


Third Thursday Twang
with The 1 Uppers

8:00pm

The 1 Uppers are a country band. They are dedicated to bringing original and plain old country to Seattle. Expect lots of sad songs, tight harmonies, guitar solos and matching suits. This band is is built on the old model of country music - think more Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, Charley Pride - less whatever it is they call country music on modern radio these days.
1 Uppers is David Russell (vocals, acoustic guitar), Kris Geren (guitar), John Hendow (guitar), Jon Hyde (pedal steel, vocals), Caben Buswell (bass) and Eric Eagle (drums).
1 Uppers can usually be found at the Royal Room every third Thursday where they have been since the Royal Room opened. Tonight's special guest is The Half Brothers.
Get some boots on and come out and dance!

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Correo Aereo Trio with Amy Denio & Evan Flory Barnes/ The Teaching

8:00pm

Correo Aereo is an award winning acoustic multi-instrumental and vocal Latin/World Music Duo. They perform traditional music of Latin America: especially of Venezuela, Argentina & Mexico, as well as their own original music deeply inspired by swimming and playing in these ancient rivers of traditions while being alive to organic innovation. Dr. Juan Tony Guzman, Head of the Jazz Dept. at Luther College writes: “Listening to their performance one can unite space and time across cultures.”
www.correoaereo.us

Featuring keyboardist Josh Rawlings, bassist Evan Flory-Barnes, and percussionist Jeremy Jones, The Teaching creates immersive and infectious improvised music as no one else in Seattle is making it. The trio formed in 2006, growing exclusively from the chemistry the band discovered on stage. The band’s philosophical trajectory was more clearly defined, as the trio shared the rather grand interest in sharing the teachings of mankind, while also fostering a musical environment of “devotion, surrender, sensitivity, enthusiasm, and joy to direct the flow of the music.”
www.theteachingmusic.com



No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Luau!

7:00pm - Pre-party Food
8:00pm - Live Music All Night

Details TBA.

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The Seattle Piano Players
7:00pm

The Seattle Piano Players is a gathering of music lovers that come together once a month to play the piano for each other. We are made up of a diverse of group of people of all ages and ethnic backgrounds, playing anything from ragtime to Rachmaninoff. Some of us have been playing the piano "all our lives" and some of us are adult beginners who started not too long ago. What brings us together is the love of music and the love of the piano, which to us is the grandest of all the instruments. In this day and age when flagship piano stores are closing their doors, we are taking our act to the public to encourage other musicians and to share our joy of music.
Seattle Piano Player's website.

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tuesday Tease
8:00pm

Tickets: $10-$25 available now from Stranger Tickets

Tuesday Tease is Seattle's only monthly burlesque revue with live musical accompaniment. The show brings together the musical stylings of Pervana and a rotating cast of Seattle burlesque artists to spice up your Tuesday nights with some tease and tunes. Our featured dancers bring a blend of neo and classic burlesque to showcase their stylistic flexibility -- and the band's! Pervana covers everything from jazz and blues to punk and pop and anything in between. You can catch Tuesday Tease on 4th Tuesdays at the Royal Room in July and August!

This summer, we heat things up with Miss Viva Las Vegas 2008 Dizzy Von Damn!, Seattle’s Goddess in Glitter Persephone Illyri, and drag king stripper Al Lykya. This knockout combination of performers will certainly add some sizzle to your Tuesday nights all summer long! Hosted by smart-mouthed sexpot Sailor St. Claire and stage managed by a different burlesque starlet at every show!

For more information, visit the Tuesday Tease website.

Please note: This event is 18+ until 10pm, 21+ after 10pm.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Renato Anesi Trio

8:00pm

Renato Anesi is Composer, Arranger and Multi instrumentalist from Rio de Janeiro/Brazil. Master of Choro music, Renato plays several brazilian stringed instruments such as tenor banjo, tenor guitar, mandolin, cavaco, ten strings guitar and more.
www.renatoanesi.com

Tonight he is joined by Adriana Giordano (voice) and Edgar Bueno (tabla).

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Southside Swing with DJ Sean Donovan

7:00pm - Swing Dance Lesson
7:30pm - Dance

Romp at the Royal Room, with people who know how to have a good time -- dancers! Stomp and shout to a variety of great dance music, from smokin' swing to slow blues and all points between. Everybody welcome. Get in the groove with a beginning dance lesson and treat yourself to some good clean fun.
Brought to you by The Royal Room and Gator Boy Productions.

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Friday, August 29, 2014

Ranger and The "Re-Arrangers"

8:30pm

Seattle Gypsy Jazz band Ranger and the “Re-Arrangers” evoke the spirit of a Paris cafe and the raucous energy of a Gypsy campsite with their unique twist on gypsy jazz. “At the heart of their sound is Ranger Sciacca's sweet violin playing… his sense of melody and daring improvisations” (World Rhythm Webzine). The band’s repertoire includes swing standards, traditional Gypsy melodies, the music of Django & Grappelli, and Ranger's unique originals.

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Flamenco at The Royal Room: Cuerdas con Lunares
7:00pm

Tickets: $15 advance / $18 door – Available now at Stranger Tickets.

Cuerdas con Lunares translated is "guitar strings with polka dots". Polka dots were traditionally worn by the gypsies of southern Spain when performing the soulful union of song, guitar and dance which was eventually called flamenco. Lines and dots can also be imagined as written musical scores that can be rearranged multiple times to create different expressions of feeling and mood. Cuerdas con Lunares comes from three passionate artists who revel in the tradition of flamenco while adding something of themselves and their experiences. The group is based out of Seattle although all three individuals have crossed paths while working on their art in Sevilla, Spain.

Melinda Hedgecorth comes direct from Sevilla, Spain, her home for the last 10 years where she dances in local flamenco tablaos and peñas as well as making special appearances in El Museo de Baile Flamenco Cristina Hoyos and in the festival Flamenco en la Frontera in Morón de la Frontera.
Melinda Hedgecorth's website.

Jed Miley recently returned to Seattle from New York where he was working with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana and Flamenco Revolución teaching, composing, and performing at venues such as Jacob´s Pillow. He has his own Flamenco Rock band Dientes de Caramelo and a new recording studio in Seattle, Pinche Studios.

Daniel Azcarate returns to Seattle fresh from Sevilla, Spain where he has spent the last year intensely studying at Fundación Cristina Heeren, performing at local tablaos, and recording his first CD Mi Camino Flamenco.

Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is all ages until 10pm.

Helen Gillet
9:00pm

Details TBA.

No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.

The Royal Room is open Wednesday through Monday and some Tuesdays.
Happy Hour drink and food specials 5:00-6:30pm.
The Royal Room is all ages until 10pm.