Live Music & Shows

Live performances in an intimate setting. Suggested donation at the door.
Be sure to check out our calendar for a full list of events!

Upcoming:

Tiny House Film, Tour & Music

Saturday, June 23, 2018, 3pm Movie, 5pm Tour & Music
Spend the afternoon celebrating community and tiny homes with a movie and tour with Vina Lustado.

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!

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

Please visit our calendar to view more upcoming shows.

Past Shows:

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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.

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.

Kids Music Class with Jamie Drake

Kids Music Makers Class with Jamie Drake

Sunday, May 20, 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.

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.

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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.