Come taste “Strait” from the tap.
One of the hardest working 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 guitar impressions.
With a style that is centered around a deep understanding of jazz and groove-oriented pop, Lopez’s powerful solo guitar 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.
Javi Jiménez and Alex Zelnick are founder members of the San Francisco world music group Barrio Manouche They will play a repertoire of original compositions that travels across flamenco & gypsy jazz combining complex techniques and innovative style, an auditory feast that is pure magic!
Tony Hannah is a folk and country music singer-songwriter based in Northern California with roots originating in Tennessee. She reinvents the nostalgic sounds of 1970's country music for a modern audience while bridging styles from country, folk, and pop/rock. She performs live with a three-piece band that fully brings her songs to life. Watch out for her soon to be released an album that encompasses her deep love for the country music genre.
Nate Nathan is an artist who lives and creates music in the small town of Murphys CA. He grew up in a musical family where gospel and jazz were the driving forces. His original music explores rich vocal melodies and catchy hooks while being submerged in heavy experimental textures. His love for heavy grooves and pop styled choruses is apparent. The voice is the epicenter of the compositions. The exploration of dark and light can be heard through the waves of his music as well as the lyrical content. Synth and folklore find a happy medium in these creations.
The intricate interplay of Smith and Tegio's acoustic guitars and harmonies captivate listeners; allowing their songs, tinged with the influence of songwriters such as Guy Clark and Townes Van Zandt, to paint detailed pictures of lives spent in a quest for simplicity and authenticity.
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 halfmeasuresmusic.com. Listen to Half Measures on Spotify.