This August 30th and 31st, join Mother Goose’s Bedtime Stories as we mark 2 years of creating a space of artistic abundance and meaningful connection and collaboration. This fantastical cabaret is part showcase, variety show and part theatrical production, blending established acts with brand new, and newer acts.
A five time Grammy nominee, Robben Ford is one of the premier electric guitarists of today. Though he plays a variety of genres, he’s well-known for his skills in slinging the blues. Despite his fame, Robben ford brings an intimacy to his live set, responding to audience energy, making it an unforgettable experience for all.
Following a decade long break after Silver Jews disbanded in 2009, David Berman returns to the music scene for the first tour with his new project, Purple Mountains. It’s Berman’s most to-the-bone album yet, full of double-jointed wit and wisdom, up to the neck in his special recipe of hand-crafted country-rock joys and sorrows.
Tuxedo’s music is a modern testament to unity and positivity in trying times. It is a reminder that the dance floor will always be there to welcome you, whoever you are. Bonding over a shared love of Chic & Parliament, Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One’s music has been dubbed “Straight-up funk magic.”
Jen Kirkman is back in town with an hour that you haven’t already seen on Netflix! You know Jen from Chelsea Lately, @Midnight, Conan, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, her books, her critically acclaimed Netflix specials “I’m Gonna Die Alone” and “Just Keep Livin’?”. Jen is a writer on the Emmy and Golden Globe award winning Amazon show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
Brewer & Shipley are known for their hit “One Toke Over the Line,” sweet harmonies, and a relaxing blend of Americana and folk. Brewer & Shipley have kept up touring and recording regularly, and have been rewarded with renewed interest in their music. Vicky Emerson to open the night.
Altan, the beloved world-class, Irish traditional band, returns to The Cedar. Known for heartwarming, dynamic live performances, they bring the beauty of Irish traditional music, particularly that of the Donegal fiddlers and singers, to contemporary audiences in a way that brings out all its qualities and destroys none.
Singer songwriter Eric Hutchinson is well-known for his hit single, “Rock & Roll,” but he has also earned a name because of his incredible musicianship, humility, and humor. Eric’s live show is intimately captivating as he plays his unique songs and tells the funny, one-of-a-kind stories that made him who he is today. Anna Stine to open.
Yamaneika Saunders is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actress known for her work as a panelist on The Meredith Vieira Show and lead roles on Oxygen’s Funny Girls and Comedy Central’s In Security. You can listen to her weekly on her hit podcast Rantin’ and Ravin’!
Saves the Day and Joyce Manor team up for an impassioned night of emo, alternative rock. After a hiatus, Saves the Day came back with their most recent offering 9, and Joyce Manor released Million Dollars to Kill Me late fall of last year. They will be joined by critically praised up and coming, San Jose, emo rockers, awakebutstillinbed.