Todd Hannigan and Sleeping Chief
Aug
23
7:00pm 7:00pm

Todd Hannigan and Sleeping Chief

Todd Hannigan and Sleeping Chief join us for another night of original folk music with sounds of the mountains and the sea.
Todd is an Ojai based Composer, Singer-Songwriter, and Grammy Award winning Film mixer and Sound Designer.  He also is Founder of Brotheryn Studios a recording facility in Ojai, California, with influences like Nick Drake, Mark Knofler, and Cat Stevens. He is known in the international surf community for his collaborations with the Malloy brothers, Jack Johnson, Ben Harper, and Jackson Browne. Hannigan’s Brotheryn Studios is recognized for his work on award winning surf films “thicker than water”, “shelter”, “groundswell”, “Big Easy Express” and “Cuatro”.  Todd has been featured on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic and has four studio albums available on iTunes and streaming on Soundcloud.  His original voice, perspective, and signature fingerpicking make him one of folks underground sons.
7:30 showtime, $15 suggested donation at the door. 

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Ojai Spoken Word Collective
Aug
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

Ojai Spoken Word Collective

Curator James Morrison (Twin Peaks) hosts our second Ojai Spoken Word Collective. Join us for an evening of raw, honest readings of some of Ojai and LA's top writers and poets. Aaron Gardner, Seamus Morrison, and F Douglas Brown headline the show. Come experience a night of inspiration, imagination, and connection. 

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"Will" Screening and Q&A with Director, Ellen Perry
Aug
18
7:00pm 7:00pm

"Will" Screening and Q&A with Director, Ellen Perry

Will is a 2011 British sports drama directed by Ellen Perry and starred Damian Lewis, Perry Eggleton and Bob Hoskins. This film centers on the trials and tribulations in the lives of two main fictional characters eleven-year-old Will Brennan and Bosnian footballer Alek and their trek to see Liverpool play AC Milan in the 2005 Champions League Final at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul.

Ellen Perry is an award-winning film director, writer, producer and cinematographer. After attending the USC School of Cinematic Arts, she honed her craft all over the globe, making films in China, Japan, England, France, Turkey and South America.

Ms. Perry’s most recent production is the critically acclaimed feature Will, which starred Golden Globe winners Damian Lewis and Bob Hoskins, and boasts rare cameos by football legends Steven Gerrard, Kenny Dalglish and Jamie Carragher. Ellen co-wrote, produced and directed this heart-warming underdog tale, which was distributed by Sony Pictures International and has been most recently seen on Showtime in the USA.

In making Will, Ms. Perry secured the participation of the legendary Liverpool Football Club, one of the planet’s largest entertainment brands, raised the entire budget ($10,000,000), and oversaw the production in three countries; the co-production between Great Britain and Turkey was the first of its kind. Will won the coveted Audience Award at the Cinekid Festival in Amsterdam, the largest children’s film festival in the world; won Best Feature Film at the prestigious European Youth Film Festival in Belgium, and second prize in the Chicago International Children’s Film Festival where additional screenings were added due to audience demand.

Ms. Perry’s first feature documentary, Great Wall Across the Yangtze, aired nationally on PBS. Narrated by Martin Sheen, the critically acclaimed film tells the story of the largest dam in the world under constructed on the Yangtze River in China. Special screenings were held at the Woodrow Wilson Center in D.C. and the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.

Her widely acclaimed second feature documentary, The Fall of Fujimori, explores the controversial Peruvian president, Alberto Fujimori. On Interpol’s Most Wanted List, Fujimori was in exile in Tokyo when Ellen conducted a series of lengthy personal interviews. These provocative confessions prompted New York Times critic A.O. Scott to call Fujimori “brilliant, revelatory and entertaining.” Fujimori premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005. Nominated for an Emmy for Best Feature Documentary, and by the Writers Guild of America for Best Documentary Screenplay, Fujimori was an official selection at over 30 film festivals worldwide. It was also awarded the prestigious CINE Golden Eagle.

There will be a Q&A after the screening with Ellen Perry.

The film will start at 7pm, and there is a $15 suggested donation at the door.

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Boots and Blues: Brother Earl
Aug
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

Boots and Blues: Brother Earl

Brother Earl joins us again at the Underground Exchange, this time with a full set! A popular musician and singer/songwriter in Ventura, Brother Earl is making his mark up here in Ojai. His sweet, smooth vocals and americana/folk songs will bring you beauty and light. 
Hannah Jobus opens the show with her original music and soulful singing.

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Dub Night with Oliwa and OTILIEZA
Aug
11
8:00pm 8:00pm

Dub Night with Oliwa and OTILIEZA

Join us for our first Dub night! The night will begin with a live set of new, original music from Tiel Larson and Oliwa. A juicy blend of banjo, sub bass, desert grooves, and mystical tales of living creatures. 
Following will be a DJ Set of original and obscure spacious dubs, deep organic house, and funky future electro. Plus DJ Burning Larsen 〖 Bernie Larsen 〗spinning dub classics for feel good vibes

Positive Vibrations◦Liberating Libations◦Heart-Opening Sensations

All Ages! ◦ $8 Bucks! ◦ $5 Red Stripe! ◦ 8pm!

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Dan Navarro
Aug
5
7:30pm 7:30pm

Dan Navarro

For over thirty years, Dan Navarro has written, sung, played and acted his way through a rich and varied career...Dan’s started as a songwriter, most often with Eric Lowen, for artists as diverse as Pat Benatar (the Grammy-nominated “We Belong”) , The Bangles, Jackson Browne, Dave Edmunds, The Temptations, Dionne Warwick, The Triplets, Dutch star Marco Borsato,  and Austin outlaw legend Rusty Weir. In the 1990s and 2000s, he and Eric recorded and toured as the acclaimed acoustic duo Lowen & Navarro until Eric’s retirement in 2009. Dan has transitioned smoothly into a busy solo career over the past decade, touring nationally almost constantly. 
He has a parallel career as a voice actor and singer, in films like  Pirates of the Caribbean 5, The Book Of Life, Rio (on the Oscar®-nominated “Real In Rio”), Happy Feet, The Lorax, Ice Age (2 & 3) ; TV series Turbo Fast, Prison Break, Family Guy and American Dad; records with Neil Young, Andrea Bocelli, Luis Miguel, Jose Feliciano, Janiva Magness, and Jon Anderson of Yes and more.
In 2009, after 22 years and 12 CDs with Lowen & Navarro, Dan released the spirited “Live at McCabe’s”, backed by his pals, Austin’s now-disbanded Stonehoney. His next album,“Shed My Skin”, releases this year. 
He is the father of a 20-year-old son and a known abuser of acoustic guitars.
Opening the show is Waldo Bliss. 
$20 suggested donation at the door , 7:30 showtime. 

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Dave Cipriani and Raka
Jul
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Dave Cipriani and Raka

Singer/songwriter Eastern Indian musician Dave Cipriani is joined by singer/songwriter and classical Indian dancer Raka for a special evening of music and dance.

Dave Cipriani is a highly accomplished guitarist, songwriter and composer based in Los Angeles who performs on classical, electric, and (20-string) Indian slide guitar. He has self-produced 3 CD’s and has received awards from the Maryland State Arts Council and the Baltimore Office of Promotions and the Arts.  Dave's diverse background include studies with jazz great Charlie Byrd, classical guitarist Christopher Parkening, sitar master Jai Kishor, and Indian Slide guitar pioneer Pandit Barun Kumar Pal, a senior disciple of Ravi Shankar. Dave holds an MFA in North Indian Music at California Institute of the Arts, which included studies with Balkan/classical/flamenco guitarist Miroslav Tadic, Indian masters Ustad Aashish Khan and Pandit Swapan Chaudhuri, and classical guitarist Stuart Fox.  Dave leads the world fusion band Mahadev, and performs at concert venues and yoga studios in the LA area.

Raka Bandyo was born and raised in a Brahman family in Michigan. She began studying the classical Indian art form of Odissi Dance in 1984 with Guru Sangetta Mohapatra Kar, longtime student of the most renowned Odissi dance Guru Kelucharan Mohapatra. Odissi dance, is a classical dance forms from India and is believed by many to be the oldest classical dance form of this day. Architectural evidence of this dance appears in India in first-century B.C. rock-cut caves. After surviving cycles of growth, decay, and renewal, this art form thrives today. It is comprised of steps, mudras, expressions, bends, balance and movement in intricate and graceful dances that describe sacred stories, the play of life, and great Hindu spirits.

7:30 showtime, $15 suggested donation at the door. 

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Ashley Broder
Jul
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

Ashley Broder

Southern California based composer-instrumentalist Ashley Broder's myriad talents and musical accomplishments defy easy description or classification. Fluent on mandolin (both acoustic and electric), violin, and cello, Broder crafts melodies, sonic textures and haunting harmonies that distinguish her works easily from the norm. Her original compositions draw inspiration from an eclectic range of genres, including folk, jazz, classical, pop, and rock. Classically trained in violin as a child, Broder discovered the mandolin at age eight, then took up the cello in college. Described as a "mandolin phenomenon" by the San Diego Tribune and highly sought after by a wide range of musicians needing to round out their sound, Broder has performed in folk clubs, festivals, bars, dance halls, orchestras, and recording studios. Her duo with accordionist Samantha Harvey, Sam ‘n Ash, was featured on the wildly popular podcast “Welcome to Night Vale,” and Hearth Music raved that The Syncopaths, an in-demand, nationally touring, folk quartet with whom she plays regularly, are "a helluva a band to imitate, and I doubt anyone could do justice to their virtuosic tunes."

Broder's 2016 release, Two Trees, is a long-anticipated solo album featuring all original compositions. Encouraged and guided by bassist/producer Kevin McCormick (Crosby, Stills, & Nash, Jackson Browne, Melissa Etheridge, Brett Dennen, Keb’ Mo’), Broder brought her project into being with a trio of talented musicians pitching in on accordion, flute and guitar. The record exhibits a wide range of influences, hinting at her diverse background, but maintaining a cohesive and unique sound that is all her own. Broder's remarkable skills as tune-smith, string-arranger, and improviser are on full display as she delivers the majority of the tracks by layering her own instruments. Ashely will be joined by Hans Ottsen and Ben Schreiber.

Opening the show is accomplished singer/songwriter Bernie Larsen who's reggae and r&b style of music blended with his soul touching lyrics will start the night at 7:30. $15 suggested donation at the door.

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Sunny Erickson
Jul
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

Sunny Erickson

Born and raised in Ojai, Sunny Erickson, is a multi-instrumental singer/songwriter who has collaborated with the likes of Rooster Ra, Sky System, The Seraphim Rising and more. Sunny will be playing a solo show, highlighting his talents in diverse music genres. Opening the show is Brother Earl Sings, who is becoming one of the more popular singer/songwriters in Ventura. We are excited to have him at the Underground Exchange for his first Ojai performance. $15 at the door, 7:30 showtime.

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Sophie Holt & Ted Lennon
Jul
15
7:30pm 7:30pm

Sophie Holt & Ted Lennon

Underground Exchange is happy to welcome back Ted Lennon and Sophie Holt! These local singer/songwriters will be bringing you a night of soulful americana and with hints of blues, reggae and pop. They will both be performing solo acoustic sets. This will be their last performance of the summer (until at least September) so come give your ears a treat! $15 suggested donation at the door, 7:30 showtime.

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The Chills
Jul
8
7:30pm 7:30pm

The Chills

The Chills are back and ready to bring you another night of truly organic, Ojai americana music. Vaughn Montgomery, Jeff Lennon and their crew of local, talented musicians will make you want to sing along, clap your hands and dance! 7:30 showtime, $15 suggested donation at the door.

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Film Night: The Beatles 8 Days A Week
Jul
1
7:30pm 7:30pm

Film Night: The Beatles 8 Days A Week

Join us for our first of many film nights at the Underground Exchange! We will be showing "The Beatles: 8 Days A Week, The Touring Years". The film is based on the first part of The Beatles' career (1962-1966) - the period in which they toured and captured the world's acclaim. Ron Howard's film will explore how John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr came together to become this phenomenon, "The Beatles." It will delve into their inner workings - how they made decisions, created music and built their collective career together - all the while, highlighting The Beatles' extraordinary musical gifts and their remarkable, complementary personalities. The film will focus on the time period from the early Beatles' journey in the days of The Cavern Club in Liverpool to their last concert in San Francisco in 1966. 7:30 showtime, $10 suggested donation at the door.

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Eric Soullivin, Syd Sydney, Josh Moreau, and Bernie Larsen
Jun
30
7:30pm 7:30pm

Eric Soullivin, Syd Sydney, Josh Moreau, and Bernie Larsen

Enjoy a night of original music performed by Eric Soullivin, Syd Sydney, Josh Moreau and Bernie Larsen. The songwriters will trade off singing and sharing their original works as the night unravels. Blues, R&B, Americana and Reggae music will fill your ears and reach your soul as these musicians share their passion and creativity. 7:30 showtime, $15 suggested donation at the door.

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Danny Boy Wright and Ethan Glazer
Jun
24
7:30pm 7:30pm

Danny Boy Wright and Ethan Glazer

Danny Boy Wright and Ethan Glazer of Radio Skies are joined by Clinton Patterson and Syd Sydney for an evening of americana, folk and rock. Opening the show is the young duo Blue Moon Singers, who will sing you originals and covers while they strum their ukeleles. Showtime 7:30, $15 donation at the door.

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Nathan McEuen
Jun
16
7:30pm 7:30pm

Nathan McEuen

Starting a solo music career in 2005; with the release of his first full length record Grand Design, to present day, Nathan McEuen has written 100's of songs and independently produced six full length albums, with combined album sales of over 60,000 copies... Nathan's career so far has been filled with over 2,500 live shows across the U.S.A., Canada & Europe with highlight performances including: The Grand Ole Opry (3 times), American Idol (w/ Steve Martin), The Tonight Show (w/ Hanna-McEuen), Music City Roots, XM/Sirius Radio, The Stagecoach Festival, and composing/performing an original music score for a series of performances for USC's theater production of William Shakespeare's - Romeo & Juliet (November 2016).
     Nathan's first big solo performance happened around his 15th birthday when he was asked by his father John McEuen (of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) to sing a song and play guitar at the Olympic Bid Party for the International Olympic Committee in downtown Salt Lake City (March 1995)… With his father wanting to surprise him for his birthday, it wasn't until 15 minutes before 'downbeat' when Nathan got to the venue and realized he'd be performing outdoors in Salt Lake City, UT at the Gallivan Center for over 15,000 people (w/ jumbo-tron) and opening for John Denver...  
     Through the years Nathan has opened for, performed and/or worked with various artists such as: Jim Messina, Dave Mason, Chris Hillman, Dwight Yoakam, Carrie Underwood, Brad Paisley, Lyle Lovett, Bon Jovi, Leon Russell, Steve Martin, John Oates, Vassar Clements, Kevin Nealon, Willie Nelson, John Denver, Bob Schneider, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Megan Joy, Michael Sarver, John Jorgenson, Brett Dennen, Crosby Loggins, Kenny Loggins, The Dillards, Jaime Hanna & Jonathan McEuen (aka Hanna-McEuen), Riders in the Sky, Billy Bob Thornton, John Carter Cash, The Grascals, Natalie Gelman, Van Dyke Parks, Jennifer Warnes, Laurie Lewis, Paul Allen, Paul Cartwright, Jesse Siebenberg, Chris Caswell, Kelly Ward, Ashley Broder and more...

Join us for a night of folk, americana, blues and bluegrass as only Nathan can bring. The show will open with Dano Moreno, classical romantic guitar soloist. $15 suggested donation at the door, and doors open at 7pm.

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Songwriters in a Row
Jun
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Songwriters in a Row

Cindy Kalmenson hosts "Songwriters in a Row", a tip of the hat to Nashville's Broken Spoke. Come and enjoy a night of Ojai's finest singer/songwriters, as they weave their stories with music and storytelling. Cindy is joined by Natalie Gelman, Nathan McEuen, Eric Soullivin, Bernie Larsen and Alan Thornhill for this special event. $15 suggested donation at the door, and doors open at 6:30.

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Dave Palmer & Jay Bellerose
Jun
10
7:30pm 7:30pm

Dave Palmer & Jay Bellerose

Dave Palmer & Jay Bellerose grace the Underground Exchange stage once again for another incredible night of jazz compositions, intricate improvisations, with original scores and a few covers with a twist. 

Check out Dave Palmers Bio here.

Check out Jay Bellerose's Bio here.

Showtime 7:30, doors open at 7pm.

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Nights & Weekends with Scott Hirsch
Jun
9
7:30pm 7:30pm

Nights & Weekends with Scott Hirsch

Nights & Weekends—the L.A.-based duo of celebrated author Jenny Hollowell and her husband, producer Daron Hollowell (Best Coast, FIDLAR, Other Lives)—will release their debut album Music For Marriage August 25 via their own label Ring The Alarm. Music For Marriage explores the regret, guilt, longing for understanding and exploration into shared and independent histories that sprung from a time of transition, change and crisis eight years into the Hollowells’ marriage.

Scott Hirsch has spent many years as a steadfast and inventive collaborator—not only playing bass and producing four albums with Hiss Golden Messenger, but in large part forging that band’s sonic signature. Multi-instrumentalist, recordist, and audio engineer Scott has finally made a solo album, and it’s called Blue Rider Songs. To describe Blue Rider Songs as cinematic is almost too easy, considering Hirsch’s acclaimed work as a film sound designer. But what is most interesting about the album is not any one setting or voice, but rather the illimitable, in-between spaces it traverses, the blue highways it rides between various traditions and tangents of North American vernacular music and the various nodes of Hirsch’s long and accomplished musical practice. These songs suggest, in their modest way, that we get lost in the tangle of those lines on the map, before the colors have all changed. It’s good advice.

Friday, June 9th at 7:30. Doors open at 7pm.

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Taps In Time
Jun
2
7:30pm 7:30pm

Taps In Time

Professional tap dancer Cassidy Linder takes you through time to tell you the history of tap dance...a history also of music, the people, our country, and how this truly American art form came to be. Come and enjoy a night of dance, music and storytelling, narrated by Howlin' Wolf. Whether you're a lover of dance, music, history or culture, this show will give you a deeper understanding of what it means to be a tap dancer. 7:30 start time and a suggested donation of $15.

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Noble Creatures
May
27
7:30pm 7:30pm

Noble Creatures

Noble Creatures was set loose in 2008, introducing a unique breed of Latin Alternative Pop and Soul-Funk grooves to the streets of Los Angeles. Their performances are passionate, raw, and electric with an unmistakable and intoxicating sound. Fueled by signature tracks like “Had Enough,” a rockin’ soul-groove track with a dance-inducing backbeat, and “Canta,” a bilingual summer anthem boasting the LA nightlife, Noble Creatures is an experience that leaves an impression with the senses.

They join us for two full sets starting at 7:30. Get ready to dance the night away!

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Jade Hendrix
May
20
7:30pm 7:30pm

Jade Hendrix

Her name is Jade Hendrix, a name you won’t forget once you’ve heard her sing. Jade’s talent is undeniable; her music, irresistible. She grew up in Ojai, California, in the valley of the purple shadows, the daughter of Sharon Hendrix, a popular backup singer for performers Tom Jones, Natalie Cole and Barry Manilow, among others, and her Dad, Michael Roach, who was captain of a dive expedition boat off Channel Island Harbor.

"Raised behind the curtains and in green rooms all around the country, Jade has always had a special relationship with music."

Music has always been her constant companion, emotional outlet, and spiritual center. Her most joyful memories are of growing up backstage, watching from the sidelines as her mother performed, and listening to Joni Mitchell, Laura Nyro, Judy Garland and Donny Hathaway, her greatest sources of inspiration.

Jade has always enjoyed the process of writing, but realized her dream of becoming a singer/songwriter when her mother and producer Dan Voss coaxed her into the studio to record an album. Titled Carry Me Away, it’s a brilliant debut with two of her strongest influences, Joni Mitchell and Donny Hathaway, resonating in a set of songs filled with playful, probing, word-painted imagery and a voice that’s plaintive, soulful and warm.

Opening the show is another talented singer/songwriter and Ojai favorite, Jeff Uzzel. Show begins at 7:30, with a suggested donation of $15 at the door.

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Kim Rogers
May
19
7:30pm 7:30pm

Kim Rogers

Kim Rogers has been an entertainer on the stage for a number of years. She has been singing and acting throughout Ventura County, and has been seen on stages such as the Santa Paula Theater, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center, Elite Theater Company and more. She also has performed and directed for OYES and is a judging member of the Four Star Theater Alliance. Surrounded by talented musicians, Kim delivers to you a night of blues, cabaret, rockabilly and old standards that will make you move in your seat and snap your fingers. Showtime 7:30, $15 suggested donation at the door.

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Bernie Larsen CD Release Show
May
13
7:30pm 7:30pm

Bernie Larsen CD Release Show

Bernie Larsen releases his new record, "Downward Dub" on his birthday! With the help of Eric Soullivin (guitar), Oliwa (bass), "Syd" Sydney (drums) and Cassidy Linder (taps) it's going to be a great night of celebration. This show will include tracks from the new record, as well as some favorites. The night will be one full of reggae, r&b, dub, rock and more. Showtime is at 7:30, $15 suggested donation at the door. No gifts, just come, celebrate, and enjoy!

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Teddy Jack
May
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

Teddy Jack

Guitarist and singer/songwriter Teddy Jack (son of Leon Russell) performs his music acoustically for you. With a soft soulful voice, catchy phrasing and graceful guitar playing, this will be a beautiful evening. Dan Grimm opens the show at 7:30. $15 suggested donation at the door.

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Radnor and Lee
May
6
7:30pm 7:30pm

Radnor and Lee

Ben Lee and Josh Radnor take the Underground Stage.

Lee began his career as a musician at the age of 14 with the Sydney band Noise Addict, but focused on his solo career when the band broke up in 1995. He appeared as the protagonist in the Australian film The Rage in Placid Lake (2003). n June 2015, Lee released his 10th solo album, Love Is the Great Rebellion, his first on a major label, Warner Bros. Records. According to Geoff Wood at ABC, Lee invented the term "Electroyoga" to describe a new form of music dedicated to the practice of yoga. He has released eleven solo studio albums.

Radnor is an American actor, director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for portraying Ted Mosby on the popular Emmy Award-winning CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother. He made his writing and directorial debut with the 2010 comedy drama film Happythankyoumoreplease, for which he won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize. In 2012, he wrote, directed and starred in his second film, Liberal Arts, which premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. In 2014, Radnor portrayed Isaac in the Broadway play Disgraced, which earned a Tony Award for Best Play nomination. He then starred as Dr. Jedediah Foster on the PBS American Civil War drama series Mercy Street. Showtime 7:30 with Danny Boy Wright (Radio Skies) opening. $15 suggested donation at the door. 

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MPHAKA
May
5
7:30pm 7:30pm

MPHAKA

Original Progressive Trance Jazz Funk Rock quartet mPhaka is in full effect! Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Karl Hunter (saxophones), Danny Connell (contrabass/electric bass), Tyler Hammond (drums), & Hans Ottsen (guitar) The tunes are very detailed, often in odd meters, but with an emphasis placed on maintaining a duality between the complex & the immediately accessible. There is something for everybody, from the brainy jazz listener - interested in the math & meter play - to the non-musician lover of the great pop/rock music of the 20th century.  Improvisational tap dancer Cassidy Linder opens the show at 7:30. $15 suggested donation at the door.

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Marnie Herald
Apr
29
7:30pm 7:30pm

Marnie Herald

Marnie Herald also sometimes known as HARKthegirl is a songwriter whose intimate lyrics and soothing melodies leave audiences entranced and breathless. By channeling the legendary songwriters of our time - Townes Van Zandt, Joan Baez, and Jeff Tweedy, to name a few, Herald is on a mission to sing us all to a place of peace, love, and understanding. Showtime 7:30 with Hannah Jobus opening. $15 donation at the door. 

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elkke and Opus Orange
Apr
28
7:30pm 7:30pm

elkke and Opus Orange

elkke (formerly the Emy Reynolds Band) was born from a unique vision shared by Ojai natives Emy Reynolds and Piper Denney in 2007. The band has since self-released two EP’s and has had songs featured on popular television shows like Grey’s Anatomy as well as a number of nationally syndicated commercials. elkke is a creature of the forest, your favorite color, your imaginary friend. elkke is magic. Natural rhythms, hammered piano harmonics, acoustic guitar, noisy electric guitar, buzzy synths, infectious pop melodies, and group vocals make up the memorable indie-pop sound of Opus Orange’s latest Balance EP. Formed in 2010, the Santa Monica band has grown to six members, with Paul Bessenbacher (PB) at the helm. PB’s multi-faceted music taste is perhaps reflected in the band’s name – “Opus” is a reference to Chopin’s Fantasie Impromptu, Opus 66, and “Orange” is a reference to Charles Mingus’ Orange Was The Color Of Her Dress. From the ukulele songs on their self-titled EP (2010) to their expansive film score for the full-length documentary “Mile… Mile & A Half” (2013) – and now with the Balance EP (2014), OO has continued to evolve their sonic palette with every release. Showtime 7:30, $15 donation at the door.

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Tom Lennon
Apr
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Tom Lennon

Tom is a founding member of the band, The Other Half in the '60s. They opened for The Doors, Them (Van Morrison), The Yardbirds (Jeff Beck) and appeared on TV's 9th Street West with James Brown. Tom has been writing and performing his own songs since the early '70s. Drawn to country music at that time, his early influences include Merle Haggard, Lefty Frizzell, Tom T. Hall, The Everly Brothers and Willy Nelson. He produced an album with his brother Michael in 2011. From the liner notes on CD Baby: “California Country-Folk-Americana with hooky melodies, warm vocals, organic recording and production and great lyrics. Classic Folk/Country songs.” Tom will be joined on stage by Aaron Embry on piano, Oliwa on bass, Gary Glickman on guitar and Soren Mitchell on percussion. Showtime 7:30 with Arron Embry opening. $15 donation at the door. 

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Ojai Spoken Word Collective
Apr
21
7:30pm 7:30pm

Ojai Spoken Word Collective

Come enjoy a night listening to writers, poets and actors perform their work. Featuring Akka B, Amber Bassett, Seamus Morrision, with Richard Ferguson and Mark Frost. Curated by James Morrison (24, Private Practice, Catch Me If You Can). 7:30 showtime, $15 donation at the door.

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