Live Music & Shows

Live performances in an intimate setting. Suggested donation at the door.
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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

Chris Avetta and Yonderlust

Chris Avetta & Yonderlust

friday, july 28, 2017, 7-10pm
three beautiful voices for one choice night! see links for samplers or just trust us & surprise yourself! a big thank you to Erin Regan for helping to bring Chris Avetta & Yonderlust to greater goods, & to our cousin kate lennon welton, who happens to be in town from nashville, for having the courage to open the evening. $10-20 suggested donation. all ages welcome.

leonard

Long Live Leonard

thursday, july 20, 2017, 7pm
smitty & julija will be joined by other locals artists as we pay tribute to the late great leonard cohen.

ella and sage

ella & sage album release

Wednesday, July 12, 6:30pm
ella and sage are just now finishing up their first album together, right before ella leaves ojai!

Eric Soullivin, Bernie Larson & Cassidy Linder

friday: July 7, 7:00pm
a double dish of some of ojai’s sweetest music: kindhearted guitar wizard eric soullivin & the dynamic duo of guitar, voice & tap, bernie larsen & cassidy linder.

Values Workshop & Potluck Supper

Sunday: July 9, 2:00pm -9:00pm
FOR OJAI’S NATURE BOHEMIANS AND OTHER ‘escapees FROM URBAN ANTHEAPS’

Living Body Kyle Swan

Living Body & Kyle Swan

friday, june 30, 2017, 7-10pm
munique musique from across the POND Living Body & from our own yard Kyle Swan

Ted Sophie

Ted Lennon & Sophie Holt

Saturday, July 1, 2017, 7-10pm
an intimate night of music with honey-throated songbirds Ted Lennon & Sophie Holt! Ojai flavored folk, r&b, & more.

Peddler’s Theater

Sunday, June 25, 2017, 6:30-9pm
A Cronish Journey of Epic Proportions. Benefit performance for Greater Goods and Sue Blackshear’s Art Show Finale with yummy snacks from Quail Springs Farm

Harlem of the West cover

Harlem of the West, Book Signing & Music

Saturday, June 24, 2017, 6-10pm
The Harlem of the West SF Project is a book, website and photographic exhibit that celebrates the bustling Fillmore jazz era of the 1940s and 1950s, a period when the Fillmore was a vibrant neighborhood of more than two dozen nightclubs and music venues within its one square mile—all of which virtually vanished due to redevelopment in the 1960s. The project celebrates a unique and rediscovered chapter in jazz history and the African American experience on the West Coast.

Zavier music

Zavier Carbaga: A Personal History of Popular Music

Friday, June 16, 6:30pm
Zavier will sing and perform at the mighty Wurlitzer upright piano a selection of great well-known and obscure songs from then to now. Musical genres will range from Tin Pan Alley, to blues, to early Jazz, to rock, pop, folk, and country. There will be many sing-along songs some led by the bouncing ball. Accompanying the presentation will be a fascinating slideshow featuring—in addition to song lyrics—many rare historical graphics relating to the music. A few guest artists, such as Will Ryan “The King of the Radio Cowboys” will also do their respective things.

Vintage Swing

Vintage Swing & Old Time Music

Friday, June 9, 7pm
The Goat’s Beards will be joined by Ojai, CA band Mood Swing with their good friend Charletta Erb!

memorial day concert poster

range of light wilderness, zeb zaitz, little wings

monday May 29 6:00-10:00pm.
amazing triple-header of live music in the coastal California mystic sea mist way.

turner & friends

turner & friends

friday may 26 7pm
a birthday concert for one of ojai’s finest & most humble sons: tyler turner. in addition to being a solid craftsman, father, surfer, & luddite, tyler also writes, picks & sings a mighty fine tune! joining him & adding some of their own will be todd hannigan, ted lennon, jeff wells, dan malloy, vaughn montgomery, soren mitchell, ollie cornell, & more. try click here for one kind taster!

OHMME & Alina Bea

OHMME & Alina Bea

monday, may 15 at 7pm
excited to welcome ohmme, an experiment in voice and sound by sima cunningham and macie stewart. inspired by the chicago improvisational music scene, cunningham and stewart joined forces in 2014.

rehmannia dean thomas w/ craig eastman

friday may 12th. 7:30-10pm
renowned herbalist & underground kentucky bluegrasser rhemannia dean thomas returns with his old friend & fiddle maestro, craig eastman, for a night musical delight.

folk steady

Sunday, May 7th, 2017, 2-8pm
Due to the wonderful blessing of a little more rain, greater goods is subbing in for the ojai rancho inn this sunday, not as a place to sleep, but as the host site for the may round of folk steady. take her easy like the wooden mountains & listen to a variety of local songbirds join the rain in ringing out across the checkered valley.

sage stoneman & ella anderson

thursday, may 4, 2017, 7-10pm
original music. good friends old and new.

califone

califone

saturday april 22st 6:00pm
welcoming three dynamic musicians & visual artists to greater goods: tim rutili of califone, tara jane o’neil, & rachel blumberg of the decemberists.

Dean Thomas

rehmannia dean thomas w/ craig eastman

thursday april 13th. 7-10pm
rehmannia dean thomas doesn’t often show his musical side, but greater goods seems to have inspired the kentucky native to come out for a special show of traditional bluegrass and country music. joining him will be fiddle maestro craig eastman.

rise up singing songbook

rise up singing

friday, april 7, 7:00 – 9:00pm-ish
live group singing with piano & guitar accompaniment. bring your rise up singing songbook, a banjo, a mandolin, a hand drum, a friend, family, or just your voice & ears! if there’s a couple songs you’d like to include mention them here in the discussion section & we’ll try to make some copies of them.

Steve Sprinkel Spoken Song

Steve Sprinkel: Spoken Song 3/11

Farmer Steve Sprinkle, the owner and entrepreneur behind the Farmer and the Cook restaurant and food store in the Meiners Oaks section of Ojai will read his poems alongside an improvisational ensemble of local musicians including Aaron Embry, Todd Hannigan, Eric Soullivin, Soren Mitchel

Little Wings

Little Wings 3-10-17

A night of music with Little Wings, Vaughn and Travers opening.

Tom Brosseau

Tom Brosseau & Garret Pierce

Tom Brosseau, live and in-person! With California songwriter and Crossbill Records label mate, Garrett Pierce.