Live Music & Shows
Live performances in an intimate setting. A donation is suggested for non-members.
Friday, March 16, 2018, 7-10pm
Ojai native Nina Jo Smith performs March 16 at Greater Goods with Alan Thornhill and Martin Young. Nina Jo will play her songs about Ojai and beyond on ukulele and guitar. Concert benefits Ojai Raptor Center and Help of Ojai as a thank you for their work helping during and after the Thomas Fire.
at Santa Barbara Bowl on Sunday March 18, 2018
We are proud to be involved in a benefit concert for the Santa Barbara and Ventura Community. Jack Johnson and Friends, a Benefit for the Community will take place Sunday, March 18th at the Santa Barbara Bowl, in support of ongoing Thomas Fire and Flood recovery efforts.
Friday, March 23, 2018, 7:00-10:00pm
our only living residency, these three acts intertwine old timey cool, brilliant warmth, & genuine camaraderie. hard to believe they’re all so young but it sure helps the future to look brighter!
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Saturday, March 3, 2018, 7-10pm
country, blues, ballads, & chamber folk. all ages, all donations welcome
Sunday, March 4, 2018, 2:00pm
5 years now & this first sunday tradition is still going strong. big thanks to our friends at the ojai rancho inn for supporting local culture & community all these years!
Friday, March 9, 2018, 7-10pm
Chris and Michael VonTanner will perform original songs of laughter, compassion and political consciousness for a family audience at Greater Goods. Chris (Tanner) VonTanner has been a performing singer-songwriter for decades. He wrote and performed the acclaimed song “The Sensitive Little Boy” which is documented on Folkways Record’s ‘Walls to Roses’ album and now housed in the Smithsonian.
saturday, march 10, 2018, 7:00pm
with a little help from your friends! All lyrics provided.
Sunday, March 11, 2018
4:00pm early show with the amazing glen phillips (toad the wet sprocket) followed by community singing at 7pm.
Thursday, march 1 at 9pm,
Chris Johanson was born in suburban San Jose, California in 1968. He grew up skateboarding, attending punk rock shows, drawing, and with a dry yet sharp sense of humor.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 7-10pm
This February and March, Tom Brosseau will be hitting the road with singer-songwriter Shelley Short. Seattle to San Diego with some great stops in between. Joined by the wonderful Aaron Embry for their Ojai stop-in, expect a great evening of song and story.
saturday, february 24, 2018, 7:00-10:00pm
experimental tweaking & stretching of standards from the american songbook. special guest: drum & lace
Sunday, February 25, 2018, 6:00-10:00pm
join us for a night of groovy acoustic jams with The Prana Brothers! bring the kids, your hips, knees, & dancing feet! we’ll also be celebrating prana sister, Liesel Rigsby’s, birthday!
friday, february 9, 2018, 7pm
an intimate evening of two solo sets from singer songwriters & folk-pop crooners sophie holt & jamie drake.
Saturday, February 10, 2018, 7-10pm
Heart opening world music songs and dancing.
tuesday, February 13, 2018 @ 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Led by environmental leader and educator Tod Cossairt, environmental student leaders/activists from our local high schools will explore ways they can collaborate on a community action plan for the spring.
sunday, february 4, 2018, 1:00pm, $5 , kids free
Ojai Ranch Inn, 615 W. Ojai Ave
A monthly Sunday matinee acoustic series, with a handful of local talent — family friendly — Come make a day of it.
saturday, february 17, 2018, 7-10pm
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. Emily Hay is a flutist, vocalist and pianist who extends the traditional roles and capabilities of her instruments by incorporating the complexity of contemporary classical technique with the spontaneity and experimentation of free improvisation.
sunday, february 18, 2018, 5:00-8:00pm
glenn phillips (toad the wet sprocket) leads community in song
Wednesday, February 21, 2017, 7pm
a while ago a guy named Pat Keen from minneapolis wrote me about playing at greater goods when he comes out west to share his new LP, “albatross.” he had heard about greater goods from our mutual friend kyle field, of Little Wings.
friday, february 23, 2018, 7:30pm
Join the infamous Kentucky bluegrasser Dean Thomas (Levi & the Rockats, The Cousin Lovers), returns to Greater Goods.
friday, january 26, 2017, 7pm
join us Friday night as we head over to our other favorite venue, the wonderful Ojai Arts Exchange for a night of celebrating with friends and family and more friends!
Saturday, January 27, 5-9pm @ studio lamar
Located at Studio Lamar: 553 W. El Roblar. Music. Paintings. Raffle and Auction.
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.
Sunday, January 21, 2017, 11am-3pm
A community Handmade Makers’ Market at Poco Farm in Meiner’s Oaks. Originally scheduled for December 5, we are so honored to be part of this event and so grateful to Poco Farm and all of the makers for participating in a silent raffle to raise funds for the greater goods disaster relief fund.
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.
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.
Thursday, November 30, 2017, 7-10pm, All Ages
$5 suggested donation
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.
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 !
Saturday, november 25, 2017, 7pm
dr. surf, kyle swan, vaughn montgomery, aaron van alstine & more. raffles & a rally round a great cause.
Sunday, November 19, 2017, 7pm
Experimental Classical Music
with David Mason, David Aguilla, 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!
Friday, November 17, 2017, 7-10pm
smart & raw blend of old timey americana
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.