Live Music & Shows

Live performances in an intimate setting. A donation is suggested for non-members.

Upcoming:

Hand Me Down Band

Benefit Show with Hand Me Down Band, Grace Fellows, & Bonnie Boy

Friday, January 19, 2018, 6:30-10pm
benefit show featuring a wide and crafty range! some local brass, gold & silver throated tunesmiths in the form of The Hand-Me Down Band /Oxnard, Grace Fellows, & Bonnie Boy. proceeds go to the greater goods disaster relief fund.

Please visit our calendar to view more upcoming shows.

Past Shows:

Click to view photos and recordings from past shows as they become available.

Natalie Gelman & Andy Dalto

Saturday, January 13, 2018, 7-10pm
Raised in the old West Village, NYC stomping ground of songwriting greats, Natalie Gelman grew up amidst artists and true bohemians.

Craft Raft

Saturday, December 23, 11am-5pm
Local artists, kid crafts, live music, & fire relief fundraiser! come craft your ash off & support local artists & the renewal of joy inside our tears! we will also be accepting relief applications & donations throughout the day. free & all ages.

The Only Ocean / Holy Golden / Soul Hex

The Only Ocean, Holy Golden, Soul Hex

Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7-10pm, All Ages
$5 suggested donation

Holy Golden:
Hailing from Rhode Island, Holy Golden’s music blends euphoric dream-pop with lo-fi garage rock to create songs that feel both vulnerable and mysterious.

Alas Latinas

Alas Latinas, Sally & George

Friday, December 1, 2017, 7-10pm

we’re honored to have our neighbors & friends Alas Latinas come & share their music, & thankful to Don Cardinali for roping in the wonderful duo out of nashville, Sally & George !

Puerto Rico Benefit Concert

Saturday, november 25, 2017, 7pm
dr. surf, kyle swan, vaughn montgomery, aaron van alstine & more. raffles & a rally round a great cause.

live experimental classical

Experimental Classical Music

Sunday, November 19, 2017, 7pm
Experimental Classical Music
with David Mason, David Aguilla, Aaron Embry

Aaron Embry, Peasant boy Gregg, Casey Golden

Casey Golden, Peasant Boy Gregg, Aaron Embry

Thursday, November 16, 2017, 7-10pm
art pop singer & songwriter from tucson, arizona
joined by a pair of local pop art song & singwriters!

blue moon

Blue Moon Singers & Special Guest

Friday, November 10, 2017, 7:00-9:30pm

Sofia Burke and Izadora Fleetwood are two twelve year old ukulele players who live in the hills of Ojai, California. The girls started playing together last summer and never looked back.

Prelude to Caravan to Wondergrass

November 18, 2017, 1-8pm

we are honored to be partnering with Ojai Valley Land Conservancy, 805 Living, Caravan Outpost & Elephant Revival for this amazing concert!

Yellow Flowers Record by Jan Smith

Yellow Flower Record Release

Saturday, may 4, 2017, Doors Open 7:00
The record is done and we’re having a party! Join us for an evening of beautiful songs that began seven years ago when Jan’s son, Fran, read these poems to her in the order they now appear on ‘Yellow Flowers’.

fishpeople

Fish People by Keith Malloy

thursday, October 26, 2017, 6-10pm
this free, all ages event will start with some of ojai’s finest local music by way of Sleeping Chief (Todd Hannigan & friends). we will then get into a couple shorts by Ben Moon, & close with the screening of keith malloy’s new documentary, Fish People. keith, ben, & todd will all be on hand for a Q&A afterwards. patagonia has been kind enough to donate some raffle items, so bring a few extra bucks to try your luck!

Aaron Embry

Aaron Embry, Mia Riddle, & Justin Andrew Johnson

Friday, October 27, 2017, 7-10pm
ring in the return of ojai’s musical sunbeam, aaron embry, as well as song gliders mia riddle & justin andrew johnson! folk art your heart out! all ages.

Gustafer Yellowgold

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 11am-1pm
fresh from his appearance at wilco’s revered solid sound festival, grammy nominated songwriter & illustrator morgan taylor brings his original animation & live music together in the form of Gustafer Yellowgold this saturday morning at greater goods! taylor’s humerous & touching multimedia presentation about a little guy from the sun who landed in the minnesota woods is truly an all-ages experience.

Brother Earl & TD Lind

Brother Earl & TD Lind

Saturday, October 28, 2017, 7-10pm
blues, americana, ballads, & more! all ages welcome

Parting Lines, Kacey Johansing, Land ‘n Sea

Friday, October 20, 2017, 7-10pm

an evening of artful, california soaked folk music with Parting Lines (trevor beld jimenez of tall tales & the silver lining & legendary local band franklin for short), Kacey Johansing, & land ‘n sea (landon smith).

loch & key with kip boardman

Saturday, October 14, 2017, 7-10pm

Husband and wife team Sean Hoffman and Leyla Akdogan Hoffman of Loch & Key have crafted a lush, high fidelity and sonically ambitious follow-up album to their 2010 debut release, Jupiter’s Guide for Submariners.

Francisco Leon & Jim of Suburbanoid

Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 7pm
Join us in welcoming francisco leon & jim sqi of suburbanoid for a night of original music accompanied by multimedia projections. the concert will begin with a guided musical meditation.

TD Lind and Danny McGaw

TD Lind & Danny McGaw

Saturday, Sept 30 & last Saturday of each month! 6:30-10pm
we’re excited to start a new tradition with these top notch musicians, singers, & songwriters: the last saturday of each month TD Lind & Danny McGaw will be sharing songs & stories & taking turns on piano & guitar, accompanying each other with brilliant harmonies & instrumental support.

Radio Skies

Friday, September 22, 2017, 7:30-10pm
Greater Goods welcome our friends of Radio Skies: “Oliwa” Newell, “Syd” Sidney, Eric Sullivan, Daniel Wright, and Ethan Glazer.

An Evening of Poetry with Teddy Macker

Friday, September 15, 2017, 7:30pm
Excited to host our dear friend & fine poet, Teddy Macker, this Friday night at Greater goods! Musicians Johnny Gill & Vaughn Montgomery will also be singing a handful of Teddy’s poems that they turned into songs.

Cuyama Mama and 1/2 the Flash

saturday, Sept 16, 2017, 7:30pm
our friend & hero, jan smith (a.k.a. cuyama mama), of the soulful permaculture hub, quail springs, along with mr. 1/2 flash himself, john gary, travel over pine mountain with a wealth of heart lifting songs from the high desert. all ages welcome!

TD Lind and Danny McGaw Playing Music

TD Lind & Danny McGaw

saturday, september 9, 2017, 7:30pm, all ages
A couple of Ojai’s finest troubadours night with a wealth of soulful tunes in the folk, blues & rock ‘n roll vein.

Rise Up Singing

Friday, September 8, 7:30pm, all ages
A long overdue return to what we’d like to offer monthly: an evening of group singing around the piano. Bring an instrument if you play one; your rise up singing book if you own one; or just your self.

The Chillz

September 1, 2017, 7:30pm
Local groovemeisters the chillz lay down a tasty catalogue of homegrown originals and handpicked covers.

Harvey Sid Fisher

Saturday, August 26, 7:30
Harvey Sid Fisher is a singer/songwriter/musician, actor, model, and screenwriter, and the “undisputed king of astrology songs.”

We Are the West

Friday, August 18, 2017 7pm
Greater Goods is excited to welcome back drummer and vocalist Elizabeth Goodfellow, who last came through Ojai with Alina Bea and OHMME during their west coast tour in May! Now with We Are the West, Goodfellow joins Brett Hool [voice/guitar] and John Kibler [bass/voice] who formed the group during a period of time spent between The Netherlands and Brooklyn, before moving back to California.

Sahba Sizdahkhani

Sat, August 19, 2017, 7:30pm
Iranian musician Sahba Sizdahkhani serves as a unique crossroad of East meets West. Inspired heavily by 1960’s free-jazz and Persian Traditional Music, he constantly channels the fire-energy and longing for connectivity that these two stormy histories represent.

adam schatz

Adam Schatz

sunday, july 30, 2017, 8pm
a rare solo show for Adam Schatz, the creative force behind the brooklyn based art/pop band Landlady. opening the show will be greater goods’ own vaughn montgomery of The Chillz