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Live Music Every Saturday

Ferry Taproom 7-9pm

December 2019
Caitlin Gowdey
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Dec 7, 2019
Venue: Ferry Taproom

Caitlin Gowdey, usually of the band Rainbow Girls, is a lo-fi loving dreamy garage finger picker and occasional nose picker who will play songs with pretty great lyrics.  King Dream is an indie psych-rock project from Bay Area songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Lyon. With a soulful voice, roots planted in the golden era of California psychedelia, and a wry energy that places him firmly in the 21st century, Lyon charts a path through timeless themes: disillusionment with oneself, with adulthood, with one’s country — and the discovery, time and again, that somehow there’s still plenty worthy of a love song.


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Dec 14, 2019
Venue: Ferry Taproom

Mónica María and special guest perform Son Jarocho of Veracruz, Mexico along with original music influenced by Afro-Latin rhythms


Nathan Ignacio
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Dec 21, 2019
Venue: Ferry Taproom

California-based musician Nathan Ignacio, a motivated entrepreneur and artist, is known for his ability to connect with audiences from all walks of life. Performing most frequently as a one-man-band, his extensive lineup of performance instruments includes guitar, mandolin, harmonica, piano, bass, and dulcimer, playing many instruments simultaneously. Nathan is a signer-songwriter and delivers music that is heartfelt and approachable, whether he's playing an original song or singing a classic cover that the entire crowd can sing along with.


Zak Fennie
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Dec 28, 2019
Venue: Ferry Taproom

Half Measures: a reminder to go all the way. A message to always give one hundred percent. Be yourself, your full self, all the time. Half Measures is Zak Fennie’s exploration into the depths of himself; reminiscing about times gone by and yearning for a hopeful future. His debut EP release, "Kids Ride Bikes," has been described by indie music bloggers as "a beautiful love letter to lost youth." Witness Half Measures live this fall, touring the West Coast. Visit Listen to Half Measures on Spotify.​


January 2020
Pat Hull
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Jan 4, 2020
Venue: Ferry Taproom

Pat Hull is a singer-songwriter from Connecticut currently based out of Chico, CA. His music intertwines a melodic, soulful, counter-tenor vocal range with a unique finger picking style, creating a dreamy landscape with unpredictable hooks and turns. Pat’s newest releases, ‘Sera,’ ‘Denmark Sessions’ and ‘Marrow’ showcase his delicate yet raw ability to compose, sing, write, and perform.



Grover Anderson
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Jan 11, 2020
Venue: Ferry Taproom

Raised in the historic gold rush hills of Calaveras County, Grover writes songs that tell stories of love, loss, and frontier mischief. He lives twenty minutes out a decrepit one-and-a-half lane road in the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada foothills with his wife, daughter, and dog, and when he’s not touring he teaches high school Drama and English. He has self-produced four albums, including The Frontman, The Optimist, and an acoustic album From the Pink Room, which was named the #2 album of the year by music site Independent Clauses.


7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Jan 18, 2020
Venue: Ferry Taproom

Guarajuba plays a variety of rootsy originals, melding Brazilian, Carribean and African influences. Our rhythm section consists of master multi-percussionist Dave Eagle, from Loud y Los Bad Hombres accompanied by Andrew McKleroy of Zamico, singing and playing acoustic and pandeiro. We love to play with mood and tempo and we have a diverse and authentic repertoire including styles such as Samba, Ijexá, Brazilian Roots Reggae, Bossa, Carimbós and Forrós to share with dancers and lounge lizards alike.

February 2020
Nate Lopez
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM     Sat, Feb 8, 2020
Venue: Ferry Taproom

One of the hardest working bass/guitarists in the San Francisco Bay Area, Nate Lopez has been making a name for himself for well over a decade. Playing an eight-string guitar/bass hybrid, Lopez delivers a sound that goes far beyond standard solo impressions. With a style that is centered around a deep understanding of jazz and groove-oriented pop, Lopez’s powerful solo playing captivates audiences at events and concerts throughout the world. He was recently voted "Best Jazz musician or group of the North Bay" by the North Bay Bohemian in 2019, and has previously won “Best Acoustic Musician of the North Bay” in 2017 and first place in the Arkansas Contemporary Fingerstyle Competition in 2015.