Live Music & Shows

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

Upcoming:

The Brave Kind, Sam Morris, Jeff Uzzel

Friday, May 25, 2018, 7-10pm
Bask in original music from local songsters The Brave KInd (sister folk duo Megan & Lauren Sexton), Jeff Uzzel, and Sam Morris.

Please visit our calendar to view more upcoming shows.

Past Shows:

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

Intuit & Jaraneh Nova

Friday, may 18, 2018, 7-10pm
intuit band are on a spring tour from Colorado and will be sharing their natural mystic with.
Ojai artist jaraneh nova opens the evening with soulful originalsIntuit & Jaraneh Nova

Song Rider Uniter

Friday, May 11, 2018, 7-10pm
live music with a handful of soulful ojai song riders: brian decker, sus corez, russel walsmith, & mark parson. intimate & casual variety night. a slightly open mic.

Bart & the Bedazzled with Scott Hirsch

friday, April 27, 2018, 7-10pm
Bart is a Bay Area (now Los Angeles based) legendary song writer, singer and musician. Anglophile pop meets West Coast yacht rock with occasional sci-fi weirdness. Scott is a musician and sound fixture among the New York independent film scene.

TOWSE

TOWSE Record Release

Sunday, April 29, 2017, 7-10pm
we are honored to be hosting the amazing young artist, grace fellows, who’s musical name is “towse,” as she releases her first full length album, “change.” grace was born & raised here in ojai. she is a recent cal arts graduate & all around badass musician, writer, & singer. her music is surprising, earnest, melodic, & meaningful.

Roughhousing, Emily Hay & Sahba Sizdahkhani

thursday, april 19, 7pm
free jazz with legendary saxophone player jack wright’s current project, roughhousing (saxes, guitar, objects, double bass). opening the evening will be two of ojai’s freest jazz birds: emily hay (flute/voice) & sahba sizdahkhani (drums). music to grow with!

Phoenix Cycle Mandala

friday, april 20, 2018, 6:30pm
an evening to celebrate the seven-week phoenix cycle series that river sauvageau & susan kelejian facilitated, which culminated in the creation of a beautiful mandala.

Tammy Scheffer & Katie Seiler

Thursday, April 13 7pm
greater goods is glad to be included in the west coast tour of these two amazing vocalists! as always, this is an all ages, donation based show. hope to see you there!

earth night with ella & sage

sunday, april 22, 7:30pm
cap off a grounding weekend with the ever delightful, earthful, songful, muse infused duo supremo : ella anders & sage stoneman.

Bay Station & Cindy Kalmenson

Friday, April 6, 7:00pm
Join us for a night of melodic & original americana with bay area artists Bay Station Band & ojai treasure Cindy Kalmenson.

We Will Rise! Community Sing.

Ojai Rancho Inn, 615 W Ojai Ave
Sunday, April 7, 2018, 6-7:30pm
Please join us for a community singing circle in collaboration with greater goods’ Folk Steady Communal Concert & Family Picnic at Ojai Rancho Inn.

Hannah Jobus, Jessica Malone, & Nick Foster

wednesday, April 11, 2018, 7-10pm
Join us in welcoming folk singers Jessica Malone and Nick Foster as they swing through Ojai during their current double solo tour. Based out of a little town just east of Sacramento, their performance is dynamic and full of powerful vocal harmonies!

Benefit Concert with Nina Jo Smith, Alan Thornhill, & Martin Young

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.

Folk Steady at Ojai Rancho Inn

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!

Benefit Concert with Chris & Michael VonTanner

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.

Glen Phillips Concert & Community Sing

Sunday, March 11, 2018
4:00pm early show with the amazing glen phillips (toad the wet sprocket) followed by community singing at 7pm.

sunfoot (chris johanson!) & mike donovan

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.

Tom Brosseau, Shelley Short, Aaron Embry

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.

mikael jorgensen + isaac koren’s “expandards”

saturday, february 24, 2018, 7:00-10:00pm
experimental tweaking & stretching of standards from the american songbook. special guest: drum & lace

The Prana Brothers

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!

Jamie Drake & Sophie Holt

friday, february 9, 2018, 7pm
an intimate evening of two solo sets from singer songwriters & folk-pop crooners sophie holt & jamie drake.

Ojai Environmental Student Leadership Collective

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.

folk steady 2018

Folksteady vs Superbowl at Rancho Inn

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.

sahba sizdahkhani & emily hay

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.