Live Music & Shows

Live performances in an intimate setting. Suggested donation at the door.
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Jon Swift, Brother Earl & the Cousins

Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:00pm
live music with jon swift & brother earl & the cousins. we are glad to finally have succeeded in pulling jon away from the thatcher observatory for a night, & thankful to brother earl & the cousins for helping us to achieve this!

tom brosseau & austin leonard jones

monday, october 1, 7:00pm
live music with two of the more distinct streams that branch off from the great american song river: the north dakotan who now calls utah home, tom brosseau, creek of golden tenor, gentle story, nimble picking & shadowy depths… & the texas twister who recently settled in ojai, austin leonard jones, rhythmic stream of melodious gurgle, colorful curve & sorrowful joy.

Documentary: There’s a Meeting Here Tonight

Saturday, August 25, 2018, 7-10pm
documentary of the 2017 lennon family concert at the historic santa monica bay women’s club featuring the lennon sisters, venice, the lennon bros., tom lennon, the chillz & many more!

Cedars (of Texas) & Special Guest

Sunday, August 12, 2018, 7-10pm
The Greater Goods family is thrilled to welcome this soulful group from Texas. Cedars is more than a band – it is a collective of people who believe that beauty will change the world.

Donal Beaman Band

Donald Beaman, Mouth Painter, Melanie Moser

Saturday, July 28, 2018, 7:30-10pm
For your saturnal satisfaction we welcome this bowl full of soulful folk as part of their west coast Summer Tour.

Cameron Schubert, Elisa Rose and Malek

Friday, August 3, 2018, 7:30-10pm
A release party for Cameron’s newest single, joined by friends Elisa Rose and Malek, who each will play a set.

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TOWSE, Bonnie Boy, & Easy

Friday, July 20, 2018, 7:30-10:00pm
live music with our beloved clan of grace fellow’s towse , bonnie boy, & easy for another night of musical delight. heartfelt, poetic, artful folk, pop, & roll…

Lennon Family Music

Saturday, July 21, 2018, 7-10pm
a variety night of lennon family music most likely feature ring : tom & debbie lennon, their kids jeff, ted, laurie, & lisa lennon. grandkids tommy jr., kate, & nick lennon. possibly khalil, jacob, eva, charlie, & hazel lennon. nephew vaughn montgomery & maybe a surprise or three.

Ted Lennon & Jamie Drake

friday, july 13, 8pm
live music with local wonder ted lennon & los angeles lark jamie drake. both artists bring a variety of original folk & pop as well as some well cut cover tunes. this could be, but is not, a singing contest. as always, all ages & donations welcome!

little wings & tera jane o'neil

little wings & tara jane o’neil

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
live music with little wings & tara jane o’neil a couple of california folksters & low pro legends!

Kids Music Class with Jamie Drake

Kids Music Makers Class with Jamie Drake

Sunday, July 14, 2018, 11am
calling all music loving kids! join the amazing Jamie Drake for a late morning interactive music making class. all ages welcome. $20 suggested donation. jamie will be performing saturday night (5/19) at greater goods at about 8pm if you’d like to come out & hear her in action.

Jan Smith & Alice Bradley

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 7pm
high desert goddess folk with Jan Smith & Alice Bradley. if permaculture could sing it might sound like this

MAESA, Scott Hirsch

Friday, June 22, 2018, 7:30-10pm
MAESA (Maesa Pullman) is a mountain-siren soul-folk Americana-rocknroll singer-songwriter music-maker based in Los Angeles, California. With Ojai based singer songrider Scott Hirsch!

Bernie Larsen, Ted Lennon, & Zoe Winter

Thursday, June 21, 2018, 8-10pm
Welcoming friend, neighbor, one of Ojai’s most prolific musicians, songwriters, and producers -Bernie Larsen. Opening up the night are two amazing sets from Ojai original Ted Lennon and San Francisco songster Zoe Winter.

Lonnie Holley & Sun Foot

Tuesday, June 19, 2018, 7:30pm
Lonnie Holley is a masterful folk artist & transcendent traveler in the world of vision creation, whether in a found object sculpture or a free verse song. Sun Foot is the musical project of suburban antihero & bay area street folk artist extraordinaire chris johanson.

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Jules, Bonnie Boy, & The Hand Me Down Band

Friday, June 15, 2018, 7:30pm
youth uprising of authentic blues, folk, ragtime, & rock ‘n roll by way of jules (of Road Brothers), Bonnie Boy, & The Hand Me Down Band.

The Rose Valley Thorns & Fire Mist

Friday, June 8, 2018, 7:30-10pm
live n local acoustic folkal this friday june 8 : 7:30pm with The Rose Valley Thorns (Josh Bergmann’s band) and Fire Mist (Cohen of Sea at Last ).

Blue Suede Suz, Brian Decker

Friday, June 1, 2017, 7-10pm
a variety of soulful originals with Sus Corez & her band, Blue Suede Suz (with barney & rosie tower), as well as Brian Decker.

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Folk Steady at Ojai Rancho Inn

Sunday, June 3, 2018, 2-8pm
Join us at the Ojai Rancho Inn for another family friendly episode of Folk Steady, Ojai’s monthly mini folk fest featuring live music and fun.

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Grace Fellow’s Towse, Bonnie Boy, & Bad Leaf

Saturday, May 26, 2018, 6:30-10:00pm
live music with our beloved clan of grace fellow’s towse , bonnie boy, & new edition bad leaf for another night of musical delight. heartfelt, poetic, artful folk, pop, & roll…

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.

Cindy Kalmenson, Blaze & Kelly

Thursday, May 24, 2018, 7-10pm
Boise, idaho duo Blaze and Kelly bless us with a stop on their west coast tour. local wonder Cindy Kalmenson will also bless us with her candid & well crafted tunes.

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

Jamie Drake, Red Steppes, Lissie Comer

Saturday, May 19, 2018, 7-10pm
join us for an intimate night of music with three talented singer/songwriters & folkalists.

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.